Featured Portrait – Hayda

This image was taken last year when I still had my 5D. I wanted to create a classic look with the lighting. This one was taken with just the modeling lights of 2 strobes, one on each side of her.. But the interesting thing about this image is the post-processing. This one was first converted …

Read moreFeatured Portrait – Hayda

Featured Photojournalism – Malaysia’s Olympic Torch Ceremony 2008

Men On Guard at KLCC Horses On Guard at KLCC The Olympic Flag Spectators watching the event China’s flag in KLCC Rain can’t stop me Malaysia was given the honour of receiving the Olympic Torch in conjunction of the coming Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing. It poured and poured and poured with rain and I …

Read moreFeatured Photojournalism – Malaysia’s Olympic Torch Ceremony 2008

Featured Portrait – Indian Girl at Jaipur

This is another image taken from my January 2008 Tour Of India. This one was taken at Jaipur during one of the walkabouts there. Exploring the back roads of the city (well, actually, every road seems like a back road), I was struck by how friendly everyone was. Sure you get the beggars who won’t …

Read moreFeatured Portrait – Indian Girl at Jaipur

The Right Eye statement on digital manipulation of images

Based on my posting entitled ‘You do not lie with words nor should you lie with photographs’, I am now going to make sure that all images that I post from now on will contain the wordings ‘This image(s) has been digitally enhanced’ or ‘This image(s) has been digitally manipulated’. What’s the difference you might …

Read moreThe Right Eye statement on digital manipulation of images

‘You do not lie with words, nor should you lie with photographs’

The above quote was taken from a page in the American National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) website. The author of the NPPA’s code of ethics as found in the NPAA website is John Long who is the NPPA Ethics Co-Chair and Past President who wrote it in September 1999. He writes in the section called …

Read more‘You do not lie with words, nor should you lie with photographs’

Featured Images – PETRONAS Twin Towers

This is one of the very first images that I took when I started photography nearly 2 years ago. The picture was taken with the Canon EOS 300D and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens. I love this image because of a few reasons. Firstly, the PETRONAS Twin Towers has become an iconic building and people take …

Read moreFeatured Images – PETRONAS Twin Towers

Hmmm. Something happening with our newspapers….

Yesterday (14 April 2008), the New Straits Time ran a story called ‘NST says: Get on with the job‘. I have noticed that of late, the local newspapers have been a little bit less restraint and a little bit more daring with their opinions and newspaper reporting. Its interesting to see whether this trend will …

Read moreHmmm. Something happening with our newspapers….

Featured Photojournalism – Jama Masjid, New Delhi 2008

I took this image during my 2008 Tour of India’s ‘Triangle’ of New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. This one was taken at Jama Masjid in New Delhi. It was mid-afternoon and the sunlight was very nicely diffused making it perfect for these kind of images. The challenge in getting these kind of images is to …

Read moreFeatured Photojournalism – Jama Masjid, New Delhi 2008

Canon EOS 40D Firmware v1.0.8

Canon EOS 40D Firmware v1.0.8 is now available. “This firmware update (Version 1.0.8) incorporates the following improvements and fixes. 1. Fixes a phenomenon in which Image Stabilization operation emits a sound when certain buttons are pressed, with the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS lens attached to the camera. 2. Fixes a phenomenon in which the Image …

Read moreCanon EOS 40D Firmware v1.0.8