photography by michal

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Allyson Royster

Allyson Royster is a jetsetting educator and musician who I had the pleasure of meeting and working with when I lived in Hong Kong. She was on the music faculty at Hong Kong International School and we did a professional development session together on Apple's Garage Band. Through the session, we empowered many of the teachers on staff to create podcasts including their own original-ish music that can be programmed through the app.

In addition to being very gifted in music and teaching, Allyson Royster has travelled the world over and taken some images that I am very impressed by (as a professional photographer). These range from architectural to beautiful images of nature and landscapes that are in such amazing and enviable locations.

You can find out more about her by checking out her site

Allyson Royster

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Jelly time

Here are some Eerie images of Jellyfish at Ocean Park (Hong Kong) to get into a spooky vibe :-)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Sunday, December 6, 2009


I recently checked out a recent Hasselblad event with Jing Jiang and got to play with all the great equipment, including the latest 50-megapixel death machine :-)

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Van Ho Ba meets the end

The image of me playing trumpet about a year ago in Hanoi has now become an icon for the Van Ho Ba, a group that's just had it's last gig.
Photography by Bethany Bauman
Remixed by Kate

Monday, November 30, 2009

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee lives forever at Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Mik Nawooj video interview

New video interview (remixed by me) of the Ensemble Mik Nawooj for those doubters of older forms of music dying. These guys rock!

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Former Dentonite and University of North Texas alumnus Chris Nicholas joins with Korean composer JooWan Kim (aka Mik Nawooj) in California for a a new take on music-making which truly blends classical music with hip hop and other popular forms. Chris Nicholas is a featured soloist in their chamber hip-hop opera (or as I like to say "hiphopera") titled "Great Integraton." JooWan Kim was formerly managed by Jazz legend Ahmad Jamal who helped Kim secure a lifetime endorsement from Steinway & Sons Piano Company. Utilizing social media and their musical talents, the group is fundraising to perform a touring full version of "Great Integration" complete with dancers from the Pushdance Company and various Jazz and classical musicians including MC Kirby Dominant.
Facebook: Great Integration

video and audio content used with permission in association with Ensemble Mik Nawooj and

video by Michael Goodier
additional video by the Push Dance Company
Remix by Michal Garcia