This post may not really be relevant to photography but being a Singaporean and having a penchant for quaint cafes, I am always on the lookout for interesting ones. Some cafes gives such a nice ambience that it is such a joy to do my edits in. When I was thinking of the top five, a few factors came into mind. Cosy environment - That is why I created this post Human factor – Friendly staff and not too crowded while this vary with location of the café and when you visit Good In
TECHNIQUES 1. Learn about the characteristics and capabilities of your camera body and lenses. It is important to know your gear well and how they function under different circumstances, not knowing enough about your gear would be like going to a battle without having the ‘foresight tip’ of your gun. Some examples such as the ‘sweet spot’ of different lenses and ‘exposure compensation’ of your camera body can be a deal breaker in sharpness and clarity of your picture. 2. If y
Here is a quick checklist of my workflow for outdoor portrait shoots.
1. Discussion On A Separate Day Prior to Shoot Day.
This is must for first time models/crew I work with. As a prior meeting before the shoot would ease off any tension and both parties would be able to discuss and agree on what to expect, this would mitigate any concerns, contracts, limitations, release, etc. Besides, I believe both parties would like to discuss in details ideas that work and agree upon e
Back then about 20 years ago, I was the pioneer batch of students in my secondary school. We had no seniors to look up to and nothing was set in place as everybody was trying to create different extra curriculum activities for ourselves, we practically started all sorts of 'ECA' as we go along. When I was around 14 years old, my history teacher, Mr. Low Siew Thian, was always carrying his SLR camera going around taking pictures of our school functions. Even when photography w