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by / on January 3, 2015 at 1:50 am / in MyWork, Photography

Winter in Shanghai

Shot with Fujifilm XT1 and XF35mm lens in Provia. Excellent combination for travel although I sometimes wished it could be wider. I also tested fast action photography at the Merry-go-round and I think XT1 has passed the test. Looking forward to more shoots with the XT1.

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by / on December 9, 2014 at 2:33 pm / in Articles, Photography

Nissin i40 Flash with Fujifilm XT1 Graphite Silver

I have finally jumped into the mirrorless world recently after lugging heavy Nikon and Canon DSLRs around for a decade. My first DSLR was the venerable Nikon D70. Since then, we have seen many exciting digital cameras come and go. However, DSLRs are killing my back and I am no longer travelling with one. Instead, I have often shot travel […]

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by / on November 11, 2014 at 10:25 am / in Like, Photography

50 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography

My Family by Martin Bennett Anybody can pick up a camera and take a picture, but it takes a skillfull photographer to utilize composition, exposure, and aperture to take a magnificent photograph. If you don’t agree check out this great quote by Sam Haskins. “A photographer went to a socialite party in New York. As he entered the front door, […]

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by / on October 1, 2014 at 3:52 pm / in MyWork, Photography

One Night in Hanoi

I had one night stopover in Hanoi. Shot with iPhone 5.

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by / on October 1, 2014 at 3:45 pm / in MyWork, Photography

Soul of Seoul

Shot with iPhone 5. Wish I have a better camera with me though.

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by / on September 3, 2014 at 2:16 pm / in Photography

35 Magnum Photographers Give Their Advice to Aspiring Photographers

Bill Reeves, a passionate photographer who is fortunate enough to have Magnum photographers Eli Reed and Paolo Pellegrin as his mentors, told me about a blog post that Magnum had a while back regarding advice to young photographers. It was put together by Alec Soth, who has done a series of fascinating projects such as his most popular, “Sleeping by […]

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by / on August 28, 2014 at 10:31 am / in Photography

10 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography

Have you ever tried shooting food? If you have, then you know how hard this can be. There are so many things you have to think about while making sure your food looks as fresh as it can be at the same time. Here is a beginner’s guide to help you get the food shots you’ve always wanted. Read the […]

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by / on July 29, 2014 at 6:49 pm / in Film, Like

Apolitical Romance《對面的女孩殺過來》(2014)

Helmed by first-time feature director Hsieh Chun-yi, Apolitical Romance is a cross-border romance-comedy about a Mainland Chinese girl (Huang Lu) from Beijing who crosses path with a Taiwanese guy (Bryan Chang) as she tracks down her grandmother’s first love in Taiwan. The premise is a little contrived in why Huang Lu’s feisty character would agree to carry out the search […]

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by / on July 24, 2014 at 2:42 pm / in Documentary, Like

Philip Bloom on Shooting Cinematically

HDSLR expert Philip Bloom was recently asked to do a mini-documentary shoot and behind the scenes as part of a promotion called Shooting Cinematically. I think this is a brilliant move by Sony. Instead of splurging money on advertisements, manufacturers should take heed and create similar educational videos to sell their products. On one hand, it allows us to see […]

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by / on July 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm / in Documentary, Like, Singapore

Motherland: Xiao Jing

A simple but meaningful documentary by Sherman Ong. Notice how Sherman Ong uses just two camera shots to make his documentary?

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