Feedspot just did a ranking of the Top 100 Camera Websites & Blogs For Camera Enthusiasts. Music Photo Life is selected by their panelist as one of the Top 100 Camera Blogs on the web, ranked number 74. Feedspot is an RSS reader, which stands for Rich Site Summary (or Really Simple…

Nikon celebrates 100th anniversary this year! Established in 1917 as Nippon Kogaku K.K., I started my SLR journey with Nikon from 1990s. Over the decades, Nikon has been generally conservative in their branding and positioning while Canon is perceived as more aggressive and popular, plus…

2016 is an exceptional year for me and my blog. I published 144 articles, averaging 12 posts per month. I reviewed almost 40 headphones and earphones, 5 speakers, around 20 smartphones and tablets, 15 wearables, 11 cameras, and 5 cars. Every single product tested and…

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It’s 5 days left to Christmas. If you have not decided what to buy for that special person, here are my recommendations. There are reasons why I love them which I will share with you. No bullshit (quote from Klipsch founder), no commissions, all personal…

These days, with powerful smartphone cameras, it is less compelling to carry a separate compact camera for casual photography. This was what I discovered when I received the review unit of the Canon G7 X Mark II from Canon Singapore. I brought it around with…

The 360fly caught the attention in the tech community as the first single-lens 360 camera in 2015, and over the years, built a strong user base thanks to its unique product design. Early this year, they announced the 4K version. This month, both the HD…

It is easy to estimate the quality of a product by its selling price. When a product is expensive, consumers naturally expect it to be of good quality. Conversely, if a product is low, people may associate it to low quality. When my favourite China online…

For over a month, I have been carrying the LG 360 CAM with me everywhere and creating 360-degree photos. Readers following my Facebook page, Twitter, or Instagram, would have seen a lot of images I posted, images that distort perceptions and perspectives, that either wowed viewers…

Lomography has offered yet another art lens for my review. The Petzval 58 is distinctively a better lens than the Petzval 85 (review here), and deservedly more expensive too. This review unit of the 58 lens captures sharper images than the 85 despite a larger…

1. Wide angle camera lenses let me capture perspectives similar to our human vision. 2. It immerses the viewer into the scene. 3. It makes the subject look dramatic. 4. It presents objects in an interesting perspective. 5. Things look further than they actually are. 6. Perfect for candids, as…

I have not reviewed any Canon product for many years. Last month, they reached out to me to resume my engagement, much to my delight. The first product I am reviewing is the Canon PowerShot G5X. The Canon PowerShot branding started since 1996 and has…

In my previous blog post, I mentioned that Lomography contacted me for a collaboration. Well, we’re still discussing some details, but meanwhile they have a Kickstarter project going on and would like me to give a shout on it. The product they are kickstarting is the Lomography Daguerreotype…