Up to the challenge

Coaching a newcomer to photography and photoshop (I was told 2 months into photography) was indeed a challenge. I knew I could do it and judging from the shots taken by Tharma here, I think I can say that it was a success.

I started off with the very basics talking about my camera settings […]


A recent workshop with Juria Hartmans

I recently had a one-on-one available light portraiture workshop with Sanjeev Verma, a very keen hobbyist from Singapore. Natacha Meunier was the planned model but due to some last minute unforeseen circumstances, Natacha could not make it and, being the professional that she is, she recommended her friend Juria Hartmans as a replacement. I initially […]


And the verdict is……

…a double thumbs up! Srini, the one-on-one participant, was able to absorb all the technical jargon and my unique workflow that I threw at him. And he is one photographer who knew very little and was intimidated by the sight of the many options available in photoshop. Looking at the results of his own post-processing […]


Cay Kuijpers – In Her Elements

When Manuel Librodo aka Manny asked if I was keen to shoot Cay Kuijpers, I jumped on the opportunity and said 'yes' without hesitation for, besides it is always fun and inspiring to shoot with Manny, I have always wanted to shoot Cay. Fast forward a few hours later an appointment was made and confirmed […]



We had a photoshoot yesterday at an abandoned bungalow in Kuala Lumpur. When we arrived we noticed some construction materials in the compound which means that the owner is planning to renovate the place. Sigh, another good location will be gone soon. Anyway back to the shoot.

I started tired (somehow) and had no […]