Night Photoshoot Therapy 30th September 2006

A night of photoshoot using my telephoto 70-200mm F4 L USM lense and my wide angle 17-40 F4 L USM lense, doing a walkabout around Gateway West and Parkview Square. It also served as a form of therapy from the anger, frustrations, stress, fatigue etc etc and bringing myself back on track to my goals and objectives in life and career. Hope you folks like the pictures (real test of my telephoto lense) …… After a simple walkabout, went with Ray to Suntec & Marina Square for coffee and window shopping (Ray & me have very differing views on window …

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Sigma Flash EF 500 DG Super – Introduction & Test Shots

The Sigma Flash was a new addition to my photography arsenal. I would like to thank my Dad for helping to contribute with the recent aquisitions of photography hardware. It was a really good flash for my EOS 300D and a great value for money third party camera accessories. I bought my flash from The Camera Workshop and Daniel was really helpful in giving me a crash course on utilising the flash properly. Once I bought it, it was used for my company’s Morphosis Public Seminar, M4-06. It was put to the test for my colleagues ROM function on 25th …

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Canon EF 70-200mm F4 L USM Test Shots

I presently added an awesome Canon EF 70-200mm F4 L USM to my lenses arsenal. It was a wonderful lense to have and I encourage people to own it if they have the opportunity and needs the zoom range. First and foremost, I would upload a few photos to show photos taken using my telephoto lense. Photo taken by Ray Photo taken by Ray I look foward to share with my readers more photos taken from my telephoto lense !

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Directions ? Inspirations ? Crossroads ? Where am I heading ?

Life till date was very hectic and full of ups and downs. I am honoured to be involved with different photoshoot opportunities that allows me to present myself as a photojournalist. Looking ahead, there could be more projects coming up and there were a lot more photography activities than those seen here. Only my good old mates would knew about it (as it is Private and Confidential and had to be hidden away). When I am writing this posting, I was deciding to do something different. In all my photoshoots, there were some interesting pictures that I took (that was …

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Gan Eng Seng Dragon Scout Group Campfire – 2nd September 2006

On 2nd September 2006 Gan Eng Seng Dragon Scout Group celebrated her 84th year in style with a campfire titled “Unusual 2006”. I was proud to be back with the rest of my fellow old boy scouts, enjoying the days when we were a Dragon Scout and enjoying campfires. Although campfires nowadays are very different from my time (different era), some things just doesn’t change. Our Dragon Chapter Committee chairman, Thye San, was invited to be the Guest of Honour to declare the campfire open. It was a great honour for him and for everybody in Dragon Chapter. This campfire …

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24th August 2006 – Viktor’s Birthday Gathering @ Geylang

24th August 2006 – Vik’s Birthday It was another birthday gathering on that day for my fellow faithful Liverpool supporter and a great colleague as well. This gathering was organised by Ah Lye, assisted by myself. We settled to meet at Geylang Dou Jiang You Tiao and Beef Kuay Teow near Lorong 8. Ah Lye did a great job in organising this gathering, kudos to him ! I went there later than most of the rest, when I got there, they were having desserts and drinks. Our mascot cutie Dr. Xavier was also with us and he does attracts a …

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Introducing my new Canon Professional L Lense – EF 70-200mm F4 L USM

Owning this lense has always been my aim and I am glad to be the proud owner of this awesome piece of glass at a good price. L series lenses by Canon belongs to the professional range and their quality can be seen in the quality of the photos taken. Before this purchase, I owned another L series lense, EF 17-40mm F4 L USM. My present scope of usage for the 2 professional lenses are as follows: (1) EF 17-40mm F4 L USM : Events, weddings, landscape, travel (2) EF 70-200mm F4 L USM : Events (Sports, concerts), wildlife, travel …

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Quick update again

It was a busy month in August as you can read from my postings. I would be writing up on a birthday gathering and to announce another new professional telephoto zoom lense to my arsenal of camera lense and accessories on my blog pretty soon. There was a posting that I done up the night before but I was left short-changed when my posting was lost when it was being uploaded to Blogger. With that incident happening to me, I would now post my writing and publish it first before uploading the pictures into my posting. Technology and the internet …

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Extra ! Extra ! Read all about it !

Month of August 2006 was a great month for me in my field of photojournalism, probably still some way to go before I developed my distinct and personalised style of photo taking and journal writing. I got the opportunities to take photos for fireworks, Dragon Chapter and Dragon Scout Group activities. Took some assignments (details are P & C) and have some other assignments upcoming (based on good faith and goodwill). I might have a big project coming up and it is still in the planning stage. So what’s extra ? Well, some new equipment is coming in, commercial partnerships …

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