What happened to my Canon 550D?

Sometime in 2010, I bought my first DSLR, the Canon 550D. I was 23 and in the University at that time. I loved the camera. I had it for 3 or so years before I stopped mentioning about it in my blog. So what happened? My first ever DSLR, the Canon 550D Well, long story... Continue Reading →

Camera gear downgrade?

So recently I wrote about how smartphone cameras are getting so good that, as a casual/enthusiast photographer like me, lugging a separate camera and lens during my travels is no longer an attractive option for me. Smartphone cameras has gotten so good that I feel it is no longer worth the effort in bringing all... Continue Reading →

So I lost my DSLR in Amsterdam

After 8 weeks overseas, I finally came back home a few days ago. The 23 hour flight from Prague to Singapore via Dubai and Colombo was excruciating. I am not a fan of long haul flights, especially when you have lengthy layovers at various airports. The two weeks I spent in Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin and... Continue Reading →

Canon 50mm f1.8 prime lens

The 2-day seniors camp gave me a unique opportunity to try out my new lens to it's fullest. The new 50mm f1.8 prime lens that is suitable for portraits and taking photos of people. The verdict: This lens could be the best lens that money can buy after your first kits lens that comes with... Continue Reading →

A new lens (finally)

I love to take photos. And that would mean that I would need to buy better lens to improve on my photography skills. But they are darn bloody expensive. And without any form of financial returns to my investments which amounts to nothing more than just a harmless little hobby to keep myself entertained, I... Continue Reading →

Mini Studio, mini success?

So a couple of weeks ago, an inspiration hit me. I wanted to create a super low budget photography studio at home. Something where its super cheap, yet practical and at the same time, allows me to experiment on photography. I was watching some youtube videos online about how to set up a studio, when... Continue Reading →

Loving my 550D

Its been a week since I last purchased my new DSLR and I'm already loving it. I have taken a few shots here and there and tried a couple of simple techniques with it. Besides that I also started learning how to use Aperture 3, a very powerful software for photographers to organize their photographs... Continue Reading →

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