Canon recently refreshes the Selphy Photo Printer series with CP1300. Selphy is dye-sublimation printers unlike inkjet printers, where the colour dye is transferred through a ribbon, one colour at a time, to the paper. The internal printing hardware of the CP1300 appears to be unchanged…

My Saturday clockwork routine had a break when I received an invitation to attend a church wedding from a ballet student whom I played for many many years ago when she was a teenager. We kept in touch over Facebook because her birthday is 2…

I attended the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Live Streaming Event on 29 March, knowing that they will be announcing the new S8. Due to the numerous leaks prior to the event, there was no major surprise about how the latest S8 and S8+ looks like. This…

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…

Instagram has got a new update feature: Stories. It works just like Snapchat. Right. With this enhancement, Instagram has brought Snapchat features to the massive community of users who never used Snapchat on its own. Users like me. For sure, the launch of Instagram Stories will increase…

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…

Willy Foo informed me of a photography seminar happening on 14 Aug 2016 and asked me to give a shoutout on my blog. Thanks to him, I have 5 tickets to give away to my readers. Willy is the CEO and Founder of LiveStudios and…

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…

For those who read earlier about the upcoming collaboration with Lomography, here it is! Lomography, in partnership with my blog, brings you the chance to win your very own Lomo’Instant Camera! How to win? Just visit this Google Form site link for full instructions: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nt5Vt4HWtO5PQMZS3VWIOWKqLnGuopBiH2UCqpzU9Xw/viewform Wondering why you…

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…

After years of dormant photographic activity, I have decided to divest my DSLR system. Previously I mentioned in my mirrorless vs. DSLR post that my next camera system would be a professional-grade mirrorless system as it is a compelling replacement to the responsive DSLR experience. For…

3 years ago, I reviewed the first-generation Sony RX100, an amazing compact camera with outstanding performance. This year, Sony released its 4th-generation RX100, Mark 4. I requested Sony Singapore to lend me a unit so that I could review during the eventful holiday season. Features…

Annaling: Photo Shoot

August 27, 2015 0

Annaling was a long time friend since 2009 when we first did a photo story shoot. We finally caught up again this year and during our second meet-up, we decided to do a short photo shoot over lunch, just to let us indulge in our…

Mirrorless camera technology has a relatively short history, compared to other imaging devices such as DSLR, compact cameras, and even phone cameras, but I must say its development is the fastest among them. In Jan 2009, I experienced my first mirrorless camera in the market,…

In this week’s digest, I will share about my previous experience as a ballet pianist, about shooting panorama photos, about upgrading your router, as well as a product launch event. To end off, I will discuss about the blogger engagement issue Xiaxue championed. [Music] No…

This week’s digest has got to be the most “complete” in terms of coverage. Why? Because I have an article on MUSIC, another artiele on PHOTO, and another article on TECH. Splendid. Chester Tan – A Little-Less Invisible Musician After the “sensational” newspaper article, which…