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Small Camera, Big Country

Small Camera, Big Country   Photographer’s note: Panasonic GM1, Panasonic Leica 15mm 1.7, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView full post »

Macro Adventures 8

Macro Adventures 8 Before we move on to my next mis-adventure, I’ll share some more photos from the bigger (/smaller — whichever you see it, haha!) side of the world… Cheers!   Photographer’s note: PanasonicView full post »

Macro Adventures 7

Macro Adventures 7 Back to some adventures with my favorite macro lens – the Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8, aka PL45! What I love with this is I can bring a dedicated macro lens especially when on travel, minus the weight and bulk of itsView full post »

A Slice of Life in Manila

A slice of life in Manila… the energy of life in the capital is like clockwork, there is that spontaneity of movement and chaotic chorus of urban life. I love to shoot in places like this. There is that constant kinetics that makesView full post »

Macro Adventures 6

Macro Adventures 6 Photographer’s note: F/2.8, 1/4000, ISO 1600, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView full post »

Macro Adventures 5

Macro Adventures 5 Photographer’s note: F/5.6, 1/250, ISO 800, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView full post »

Macro Adventures 4

Macro Adventures 4 Photographer’s note: F/4, 1/400, ISO 1600, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView full post »

Macro Adventures 3

Macro Adventures 3 Photographer’s note: F/5.6, 1/400, ISO 200, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView full post »

Macro Adventures 2

Macro Adventures 2 Photographer’s note: F/2.8, 1/3200, ISO 1600, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView full post »

Macro Adventures 1

Macro Adventures 1 – I’ll be posting some close-ups and macros from time to time (or when the mood strikes hehe). Photographer’s note: F/5.6, 1/320, ISO 800, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 MacroView full post »

Featured Photo: Candy Crush

Featured Photo: Candy Crush Photographer’s note: F/11, 1/125, ISO 200, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 Macro, Pocketwizard Plus II, SB-800View full post »

Made in Candy

Made in Candy Photographer’s note: ISO 200, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 Macro, Pocketwizard Plus II, SB-800View full post »

Featured Photo: Issey Miyake Watch

Featured Photo: Issey Miyake Watch Photographer’s note: F/11, 1/125, ISO 200, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 Macro, Pocketwizard Plus II, SB-800View full post »

Featured Photo: Smirnoff Ice Vodka

Featured Photo: Smirnoff Ice Vodka Photographer’s note: F/13, 1/125, ISO 200, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 Macro, Pocketwizard Plus II, SB-800View full post »

Featured Photo: Crayons

Featured Photo: Crayons Photographer’s note: F/8, 1/125, ISO 200, Panasonic GH3, Panasonic Leica 45mm 2.8 Macro, Pocketwizard Plus II, SB-800View full post »

Tabo – Market Day

“Tabo” is a local dialect term for market day… it is like an agora in the early days where people gather to buy and sell goods. Tabo is still practiced in many towns, and is still the most effective way to market a wideView full post »

Macro Photography

Macro photography is one of the fields in photography that I haven’t really spent time with but ironically I love to shoot close-ups and macros. I just need a little push I guess. It is really a different world out there whenView full post »

Shooting with the Nikkor AFS 60mm 2.8

I’ll be sharing some quick thoughts about shooting with the Nikkor AFS 60mm 2.8… It is a specialized lens for closeup work and macro photography. My first macro lens was a 105mm, I like it when I had it but for me 60mm fits theView full post »

Is it in the Indian?

Is it in the Indian? And not his bow and arrow? A cliché. In the photographic world, this is often heard by some photographers who think that the photographers’ skills can solely bring home the keepers. A blanket statement like thisView full post »

Macarthur Park Revisited

Macarthur Park revisited, just a quick one. I’ll go back to the park one of these days, I felt the need to shoot more, don’t you think? Gonna be fun waking up very early, I found out it’s best to shoot early in theView full post »

Macro lens for Travel Photography

When I’m travelling, I want to pack as light as possible. It’s probably one of the reasons why I chose the Micro 4/3 system, because the size and weight is ideal for travel photography, but without compromising image quality.View full post »

My favorite focal length?

Dave picks his favorite focal lengths (full frame 35mm equivalent). This is meant to be a guide, everyone has their own preferences and comfort zone. For everyday = 40mm (or 35mm or 50mm) – I think i can survive shooting whole dayView full post »

Resistance is futile

Pretty interesting time for a Nikon photographer nowadays… I resisted to blog about this, but I got to, got to… haha! For a self-confessed Nikon freak like me, it really is interesting. I tell you why. 1. Nikon D4 Flagship DSLRView full post »

The Pagpaguitans

This time around I’m gonna feature in this site an exclusive interview of Featured Photographer(s) (note: with an “s”). I’m proud to note that this is the very first interview to be featured in this site. To featureView full post »