Featured Portrait – Man from Bus

When I remember my experiences in Cambodia and India and compare the feeling I get when I take pictures of people, I can say that it’s actually quite tougher in KL than anywhere else. Of course, a lot of it is made up in my mind as I feel so self conscious when I go around with my camera in my home city. That’s probably why I have been obsessed with finding a small and discreet camera like the Leica M8. Going around with a pro body and a big lens just doesn’t cut it for me at the moment. But sometimes it does…..

Portrait - Man from bus

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Featured Portrait – Little Zein

This one was a tough one to get right. It was in the middle of the day and the sun was high up and harsh. I set the shutter at 1/200 and aperture at f/10 so that the light from the sun was controlled. I then placed a speedlite 580 EXII directly to the boys …

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Featured Portraits – Lina

After a longgggg break from taking portraits (about 2 months which is a lifetime to me. The images I posted in this period were all re-processed from older shoots) I picked up my camera and decided to go for broke. This image was taken as a result of that. One light (580 EX II) with …

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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 …

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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 …

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Canon 1D Mark III custom function settings

This is sooo cool. I’ve been struggling to determine what custom functions to use on my 1D Mark III Canon. I found the website called abetterbouncecard by Peter Gregg, a photographer using the ID Mark III. He’s got an instructional video explaining the setting he uses for his 1D Mark III. A lot of his …

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