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Wheels Up for Asia…

Dec 30

In News at 7:19am

Long flight this coming Sunday. NY to Tokyo to Hong Kong. Start teaching in HK on Tuesday. We’ve been planning this trip for so long, hard to believe it’s on top of us. All credit due to Louis Pang, friend, and fellow shooter. Our itinerary brings us from Hong Kong, to Singapore to Malaysia. Details here. After that, Drew and I disappear into the land of the yellow border, a strange and wonderful place, to do a story that will be published….sometime. Nat Geo does things on their own timetable, and their own way. Happy to play along and go where they tell me to go.

Got a bunch of stuff to work on, and a bunch of stuff brewing. Will be blogging updates. Lord knows I’ll be on a plane for a while, very shortly. Hope everybody’s year is closing out well. Hang in gang…more tk….

36 Responses to “Wheels Up for Asia…”

Yuto Watanabe says:

on December 30, 2010 at 7:25 am

You should come to Tokyo to teach a class next time! For some reason, I’ve never heard of big-name U.S. based photographers giving workshops in Japan. A lot of cool stuff here. Well, have fun!

Pat Delany says:

on December 30, 2010 at 8:03 am

God’s speed Joe! Have a safe and wonderful trip. Please blog as often as you can for those of us that dream to someday do what you’re doing now! Looking forward to the “…more tk’s…” down the road. I hope that you, your family, and all of your wonderful staff have a very happy and healthy New Year!

Bob DeChiara says:

on December 30, 2010 at 8:21 am

Enjoy your trip! Looking forward to the posts from your journey.

Happy New Year!

Michal Hejna says:

on December 30, 2010 at 8:35 am

I have just finished Your book “Hot Shoe Diaries” in a pretty well czech translation. I really do love it! Thank You. I’m thinking of a huge amount of Speedlites buying :-)
Have a nice trip.

Tim Skipper says:

on December 30, 2010 at 8:56 am

Just don’t get eaten by one of those “dragon” on New Years.

roy says:

on December 30, 2010 at 9:18 am

Sounds fun, when we see you in Israel?
There is a large community of photographers that really would be happy to take part in your workshops!

Gregg says:

on December 30, 2010 at 9:25 am

Remember Joe, years not over. Don’t get cocky.

Steve says:

on December 30, 2010 at 9:31 am

There are not many people in this world that I would like to trade places with.

If I could keep my family, I wouldn’t mind being Joe Mcnally!
(any health issues I need to know about :)

Have a great trip, I look forward to the stunning images.


Keith Emmerich says:

on December 30, 2010 at 10:10 am

Love the pic!! Enjoy the flight…I wonder what is brewing?

Doug Rose says:

on December 30, 2010 at 11:24 am

Sounds, you and your crew will be having a great time, I wish I could be there. Looking forward to all your upcoming posts.

God Bless


Waldek Chadzynski says:

on December 30, 2010 at 11:41 am

I will appreciate to see: what and how you pack your stuff for trip like this. Best wishes.


Matthew Williams says:

on December 30, 2010 at 11:48 am

Hey Joe,

I thought you might enjoy this article, it’s a sad day in some ways to see the official retirement of kodachrome. Anywho, here ya go: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/30/us/30film.html?_r=1&hp enjoy///

Girish says:

on December 30, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Wish you and your entire team a Happy New Year.
Look forward for the photographs from your HongKong trip.

Mike Neale says:

on December 30, 2010 at 3:10 pm

We couldn’t send two better Ambassadors into the far-east. Drew, please keep Joe in check!,…..;-))

Joe Widner says:

on December 30, 2010 at 3:26 pm

Wow, have a good trip. I’m leaving on Monday to go to Kenya on a shoot. It will be fun, interesting and who knows what else.

Dwight Atterholt says:

on December 30, 2010 at 3:33 pm

So with such long flights there will be plenty of time for blog posting, right? I’d also like to know how and what you pack for a long multi-leg trip like this one.

Have a great trip.

J W Nienstedt says:

on December 30, 2010 at 11:23 pm

Can’t wait to see what you and Louis create over there. He’s a really gifted photog as well!

Glyn Dewis says:

on December 31, 2010 at 1:40 am

Nothing like starting the year ‘full on’ Joe :)
Have a great trip and I look forward as we all do to read/see what you got up to.

All the best to you and yours,
Happy New Year,

Joe McNally says:

on December 31, 2010 at 9:20 am

Same back Glyn…stay well, hope to see you in 2011!

Henry Yong says:

on December 31, 2010 at 1:13 pm

Hi Joe, happy New Year to you and your crews. Have a safe trip to Asia. Looking forward to meeting you, Louis, Drew and other members in the KK workshop!


Irjohn Junus says:

on December 31, 2010 at 1:28 pm

Please have a safe flight to Asia. Hong Kong climate would be comfortable for you and all this time of the year. But Singapore and Malaysia would be 30ish deg C above NY. And the rain…I’d bet umbrellas would be preferred to softboxes or tri-grips? :-;

Wolfgang says:

on December 31, 2010 at 2:07 pm

Happy new year Joe…

Dave Hutchinson says:

on December 31, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Sounds like a great trip Joe. I hope that you have a very Happy New Year.

Jojo says:

on January 1, 2011 at 3:38 am

I can’t wait to learn from you. See you on the 4th! Happy New Year!

Iden Ford says:

on January 1, 2011 at 10:00 am

Happy New Year Joe to you and your whole team. And as usual, many thanks for sharing your knowledge and experience with us and listening so kindly to our emails and questions.
Blessings to your whole team and safe travels in 2011. CU in Napa

Sam Chadwick says:

on January 1, 2011 at 10:10 am

Safe journey and we look forward to seeing you here this week.
From everyone at the Hong Kong Photography Club.

Ban_D says:

on January 1, 2011 at 10:55 am

All the best for the New Year!

Alfred says:

on January 1, 2011 at 10:59 pm

I’m glad you are coming to Singapore! Had been following you blog / videos for a while now, and had learned a lot from them! See you in Singapore!

Meanwhile, Happy New Year! Wishing you and your family a great 2011!

Tim R. says:

on January 3, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Hi Joe, just stumbled into your blog today. I think I’m going to be a regular visitor from now on. Love your images. They inspire me to do better at photography.

Zurina Bryant says:

on January 3, 2011 at 9:37 pm

Looking forward to meeting you in Kota Kinabalu! Not long to go now :-D

Matt Poolman says:

on January 4, 2011 at 1:30 am

Have an awesome trip Joe, and a safe 2011. The eastern front sounds amazing, I’m struggling to fight off the envy right now. :D

Andrew says:

on January 5, 2011 at 6:06 am

Joe, seeya in Hong Kong on Friday and Saturday!!!

Chris Aram says:

on January 5, 2011 at 12:48 pm

Enjoy your trip! I look forward to seeing updates soon! :)

Barbara Thorbjornsson says:

on January 6, 2011 at 10:26 am

Stay safe. Stay focussed.

Hannes Uys says:

on January 9, 2011 at 9:52 am

Good luck Joe and have a safe trip. Wish I was you! ~H.

gedarnet says:

on February 25, 2011 at 10:19 am

Already a large and wonderful article
I hope time to be with you
Please accept my greetings and traffic

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