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Tall Pictures by Peter Lee

Peter Lee Pui Weng, a  24 years old, student of University Malaya in Malaysia. His photography work has been grabbing my attention lately, with landscape and humanities as his primary subjects, he shines a spot light on how wonderful portrait oriented images that sports all elements that can be wished for, in one heart-melting scene. He uses a Nikon D60 with Nikkor 12-24mm and Nikkor 70-200mm. Here are my favorite tall photos of Lee. Pictures are mostly taken in Malaysia. 

220 Artists Illustrating The World’s Largest Alpona in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Commemorating the Bengal new year, last month, communication company Airtel,  supported by Prothom Alo, got together with 5 of the country’s leading artist to create history. The dream was to paint the world’s largest Alpona- a colorful motif painted on fortunate days such as weddings or community events in the Bengal region- on Manik Mia avenue in Dhaka. 220 young artists, supported by thousands of the city’s residents, worked from 12AM to 6AM, using almost 3,600 liters of paint to create an Alpona that stretched from one end of the Manik Mia to another. The 1 km long Alpona created covered a staggering area of… Read more »

“W” Retreat in Koh Samui, Thailand by MAPS Design

In a location as naturally perfect as Koh Samui, Thailand, a small seaside getaway that speeds far past perfection is born, “W” Retreat Koh Samui, designed by Maps Design. Infinity pools show barely a seam when guests look out to the shimmering turquoise Gulf of Thailand, and the hotel’s 75 villas burst with contrasting colors, shapes, and textures. W Retreat Koh Samui brings their signature beds to the party, ensuring the perfect night’s sleep after the perfect day at the beach. Designer’s description: W Retreat and Residences Koh Samui is the first W Retreat in Southeast Asia. An all-villa beachfront resort,… Read more »

Afghanistan [PHOTO PEEK]

Do you know that every day, 10 people in Afghanistan are injured by landmines? It will continue for the next 50 years, because the country has the largest number of landmines in the world – Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Afghanistan has the misfortune of sitting in a strategic position at the crossroads of Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and the Middle East. Despite its mountainous terrain and fiercely independent inhabitants, the country has been invaded time after time throughout its history. Today, Afghanistan is once more embroiled in war, pitting NATO troops and the current government against the ousted Taliban government and its… Read more »

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