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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 13, 2014 at 12:16 am / in MyWork, Photography

Bicycles in a Lombok Village

Although the villagers are poor and many men have to go away to Malaysia’s oil palm plantations to toil for years to support their families, somehow every kid seems to have his or her own bicycle. They don’t have much but rejoice in the little that they have.

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by / on July 12, 2014 at 11:57 pm / in MyWork, Photography

Random Singapore

Random photos around Singapore. As the saying goes, the best camera is the one in your pocket. Most photos are taken with iPhone 5.

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by / on July 12, 2014 at 11:52 pm / in MyWork, Photography

Lombok Village

Recently, I spent 3 days in a weaving village in Lombok. The experience made me realise how fortunate Singaporeans are, as many men from the village have to leave home for years to work in Malaysia oil palm plantations. Then again, the kids are pretty contented with their life. Taken with iPhone 5.

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by / on July 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm / in MyWork, Photography

Tokyo to Osaka

I was on a trip to Tokyo and Osaka in early June. The weather is still pretty nice since it is early Summer. Taken with iPhone 5.

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 3:23 pm / in Experimental, Like

World’s Toughest Job

From Adweek: The Boston agency posted this job listing online for a “director of operations” position at a company called Rehtom Inc. The requirements sounded nothing short of brutal: • Standing up almost all the time • Constantly exerting yourself • Working from 135 to unlimited hours per week • Degrees in medicine, finance and culinary arts necessary • No […]

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by / on March 23, 2014 at 12:33 am / in Film, Like

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Wes Anderson is one of my favourite directors. I look forward to his new movies and I am never disappointed. Moonrise Kingdom felt just so yesterday and now we have Grand Budapest already. The new film is essentially Wes Anderson with his trademark sets and brand of storytelling. Two interesting filmmaking techniques caught my attention though. One is the story […]

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by / on March 22, 2014 at 5:43 pm / in Experimental, Like

Superman with a GoPro

Corridor Digital and the manufacturer of Dronefly made an excellent Superman short film with a Dji Phantom 2 drone and GoPro camera. It is a good example of how good sound effects can make a video feel better. Corridor Digital explains that they are a small team of Internet-video creators, led by directors Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer and produced […]

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by / on March 21, 2014 at 9:14 am / in Experimental, Like, Photography

The Longest Way

Christoph Rehage pined for some adventure and ended up walking through China – one year, more than 4500km. All the while, he let his hair and beard grow and made an amazing timelapse video while at it. thelongestway.com

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