Half A Dozen YouTube Videos Refreshed

YouTube Is Fabulous

Isn’t YouTube wonderful? You can find obscure, creepy things like car crashes, or wildly, crazy popular viral videos from YouTube megastars like 16 year old Fred Figgelhorn.

I like it because it’s a great showcase for my photography and video adventures. I’m on a mission to jump start my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/photojimsf.

You Can Learn Anything On YouTube

Just from watching tutorials, YouTube has taught me how to make my videos more interesting and watchable with nice thumbnails, editing, adding free music, adding fan funding calls to action, and some SEO tips and tricks in the description section.

My strategy is to take turns alternating between my most and least popular videos, applying what I’ve learned. There’s over 200 videos on my channel to update, here’s the first six. I hope you enjoy watching as much as I enjoyed making!

Six Updated And Refreshed Videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks For Watching

Well! If you made it this far, thank you so much for watching! Let me know if you have any tips, hints, suggestions, constructive criticism. Or even if you hate them and think their a pile of stupid ca-ca-poot. What would you like to see more of on my channel? Where’s your favorite exotic gay destination? What’s your favorite gay club? Who’s your favorite go go dancer or porn star? Leave a comment or private message me at:

jim@photojimsf.com.

Fan Funding Is Fabulous

While you’re at it, consider helping me fan fund your ideas into action with a sponsorship. Really, anything from $1 to $500 will go towards:

$ Purchasing the new Samsung Galaxy S7
$ Covering hotel, meal, and airfare costs to far flung paradises
$ Tipping, or bribing good looking mahouts, tuk tuk drivers, waiters, food vendors, go go boys, etc., for pictures

Are you in?

YESSSSSSSS!

I’d like to fan fund Photojimsf’s adventures with a sponsorship via:

http://PayPal.me/Photojimsf/10

THANK YOU SO MUCH!

I look forward to working with you.

Jim James aka Photojimsf

Jim James aka Photojimsf
Photojimsf And Fine Feathered Friend

P.S. — There’s also a YouTube fan funding option in the upper right corner of the videos (hover the cursor it will appear). The same link is also on my channel home page:

http://youtube.com/user/photojimsf

Photojimsf’s Gift Shop

Guess what? I have a photo gift shop! Framed or unframed prints, greeting cards, t-shirts, coffee mugs, all kinds of photo souvenirs from my far flung adventures. Take a browse through my Travel, People, San Francisco Club Events, Flower, and Idol Garden galleries:

http://store.photojimsf.com/

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Three Headed Elephant — In the “Idol Garden” galleries gift shop.

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Elephant Festival Preview

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Yes indeed I’m starting a huge project about my trip to Surin, Thailand in 2014. I attended the annual Elephant Roundup, taking about 20,000 pictures over the four day festival. Starting with the elephant buffet, over 250 elephants come to town for parades, pageants, historic battle re-enactments, tricks, games, and dancing.

What a feast for the senses, especially the eyes. And sweet, gorgeous people.

The project started with the above video. I shot it just outside the elephant pageant stadium, about an hour after the show. Many of the mahouts (the elephant’s caretaker and master), make extra money selling sugar cane to tourists like me, to feed back to the elephant.

I decided it needed an SEO tune-up, added music, a nice new thumbnail, and a ruthless editing. In the process of looking at the pictures I took that day, I found they had marinated long enough. It’s now time to set them out on the buffet, and pick and choose.

Here’s a sneak peek, the first chapter of my project. Please do enjoy a feast for the eyes, 475 of the best pictures from the Elephant Welcome Parade:

http://store.photojimsf.com/Galleries/Gay-Travel/2014-11-14-Elephant-Welcome

Sawatdee Krup,

Jim

Gigantic Three Headed Elephant And More Erawan Museum Bangkok

New Portraits In My Idol Garden Gallery

Ladies and gentlemen I’ve had the distinct honor and pleasure to meet a small group of mythological creatures from the Himavanta Forests surrounding Mount Meru. In case you didn’t know, that’s pretty close to the center of the universe in Hindu and Buddhist cosmology.

I found them hanging out in the gardens at the Erawan Museum, and was so tickled to have them pose for portraits, which I’ve posted in my new Idol Garden photo adventure galleries.

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The Museum Is A Temple

A gigantic three headed elephant sits atop the temple. Inside are housed priceless cultural icons and antiquities from several Southeast Asian religions. The place was founded by the same eccentric millionaire, Lek Viriyapant, who also built the truth sanctuary in Pattaya.

You can actually climb up inside the elephant, there’s a Buddha shrine in it’s belly, and slightly above there’s a lookout. Unfortunately no pictures allowed inside the temple and museum.

Mythical Creatures Lurk In The Gardens

But there’s plenty to see in the surrounding gardens. Chinese heaven-geese, elephant-lion-horses, elephant-fish, human-swans, and other mythical creatures can be found in this unique museum and gardens in the Bangkok suburb of Samut Prakan.

A worthwhile stop while in Bangkok. By the way it’s half price after 5 p.m.

How to Get to the Erawan Museum

Take the BTS Skytrain all the way to Bang Na station, and then take a bus #25 or #511 straight to the entrance of the temple – only about 3 – 5 km from Bang Na station.

Also, there’s tons of taxi’s waiting at a stand downstairs from the Bang Na station. If you can, show a picture of the three headed elephant to the driver. I had a disastrous ride when I went, because there’s another Erawan Shrine way on the other side of Bangkok. The one that got blown up last year. It’s a four headed Buddha.

The drivers know the three headed elephant Erawan by it’s Thai name, Chang, which means elephant. It can be seen from miles away so the guy instantly knew he was way off track when I finally got my uncooperative mobile phone to bring up the image.

Address: 99/9 Moo 1, Bangmuangmai, Samut Prakan, Thailand 10270

Links:

Erawan Museum And Gardens Website

Photojimsf’s Idol Garden Gallery