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Category: Creative Photography – An Old DSLRs Journey

D40 with 50mm f/1.4D

August 9th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Yup! I’m still using my 3 years old Nikon D40 dslr. But after 3 years, I need more, specially when shooting people. I recently bought the Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D lens. It’s an awesome lens. The images are very sharp. It’s just awesome! However…….it works with D40 but it just won’t autofocus. It’s very very challenging [...]

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Photography Book: Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson

September 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Finally got a hold of this photography book by Bryan Peterson! I’ve been hunting it down as this has been the most recommended beginner’s photography book. I’m super happy I found it in Riceball camera book shop at Funan! Trust me it’s not a restaurant! Let’s see where this book takes me. :)

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Photoshoot at Bintan, Indonesia

September 11th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Just wanna share with you some of my favorite shots I’ve taken from my last vacation at Bintan, Indonesia. L’s gettin’ ready

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Food photo blog #1

June 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Hey guys! So it’s been 7 months since my last post….:( Sorry bout that.  My excuse? Same old lame excuse – busy, no time, tired, blah blah blah. Anyways, I’ve taken a nice shot of my favorite food in Singapore. I hope to take some more and get into food photography. I forgot about blogging [...]

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Weekend Holiday in Malaysia

January 3rd, 2009 · 14 Comments

This is a long overdue post. Last November, my friends and I went to Kuala Lumpur and Genting  Highlands, Malaysia.  I didn’t have enough time to do photography. Most of the pics I’ve taken are my friends’ and ofcourse, myself haha But here’s a few shots of my trip to Malaysia. Malaysia is just a [...]

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Photowalk | Bedok, Singapore Part 1

November 16th, 2008 · 21 Comments

In an attempt to bring you Singapore, at least the way I see it. I’m starting a photowalk series. First stop, around the area where I stay, Bedok. This is my daily surrounding here. These shots were taken at around 9:30-12:00 AM. To Bedok MRT. That’s the MRT above. On my way to the bus [...]

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Photowalk Series | Bedok, Singapore

November 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Finally, I had the chance to use my tripod and my camera to shoot night photography. My first attempt is around the area where I stay-Bedok, Singapore. I’ll post all the pictures tomorrow. Because today is Saturday (woot!) and I’m going to my friends. Have a nice weekend everyone!

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Photography

November 3rd, 2008 · 17 Comments

I want to know what feeling this picture gives you.

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My New Toy: Nikon D40

August 11th, 2008 · 15 Comments

I finally got myself a new camera. After all the advices, I decided to go with Nikon D40. It’s nothing grand but I guess it’s enough for a novice like me. Also, I don’t wanna spend so much while I’m at level 1. I’m still trying to figure out how to operate this and I [...]

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