My brother-in-law took us fishing to hole nearby. Only “bamboo pole’ style fishing was allowed. Farmers surrounding the valley use deafening firecrackers to scare away the birds, protecting their livelihood – carefully tended fruits. We didn’t catch too many fish, but enjoyed a day away from the city. Jonathan, as usual, ate most of the pork strips!
We were dropped off in a middle of a small farming village for FO. We were to be picked up next morning.
We started a conversation with a nice family. Before we knew it, we were talking, laughing, eating. They were kind enough to let us stay overnight. I always wanted to see a Korean farm close-up, and here was a perfect opportunity that presented itself in the middle of South Korea.
We finally made to the Center in the middle of Korea!
Technical note: The panoramic picture below consists of 12 individual pictures stitched together in Photoshop.
A tutorial on how to do that can be found here.
As an unpleasant side effect, some background needs to be filled. Photoshop can do that relatively easily with ‘content-aware’ feature. A tutorial can be found here.
Sent back and forth between mom and dad for two years, I told myself that I would hate them forever. That was more than 35 years ago. What is a point of holding such grudge if I am to become a full time missionary? Such childish game is petty at best. It’s about time to flush away the old and refresh our souls with the Spirit. Love defines us, not darkness. I feel free.
Technical note: Shot with Panasonic GH2 (88 Mbit Standard mode) and color corrected very quickly with Colorista by balancing the luma, darkening with blue/green and boosting the midrange.