BATU PAHAT, MALAYSIA: Ah the joy of kopi. Local style coffee, or kopi is best enjoyed in a traditional Kopi Shop. Here's small selection of shots from what was, a very quiet morning a few years ago.
Proper kopi shops will typically serve local kopi with a variety of styles abbreviated to short phrases such as kopi-o, kopi-c, teh-o etc. which once upon a time could be clearly and quickly shouted out over the hubbub of a busy kopi shop.
These days, life is a bit more serene in the old town centre of Batu Pahat, which features quite a number of traditional kopi shops. These are clustered around what I presume to have once been the major crossroads at the centre of town.
Kodak Ektar works well for these sorts of shots. It has a decent dynamic range and scans reasonably easily. I love the saturation, although the red skin tones are perhaps a little alarming.