Shooting in the mornings and evenings is always fun

Since I do available light photography exclusively, I simply love to shoot in the early mornings and evenings when the light is warm and diffuse – it can be enjoyable and rewarding. Sometimes even simple subjects can be stunning. Before the introduction of high ISO performance cameras – specifically the Nikon D3 – noise could […]

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I am back

I know I have been 'away' from this site for more than a month now – I just could not find the inspiration to write. This was compounded by the fact that I did not shoot much. To get back my inspiration I went back to some of my old files and found, to by […]

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My photosafari plans for 2013

I actually do not have any fixed plans yet but what I am certain is that I will be going back to Semporna, Sabah.

Semporna

I foresee a lot of traveling this year, mainly private photography trips, which will include Myanmar, Bali, China besides Semporna. I mentioned 'mainly private trips' […]

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Festive Greetings

Merry Christmas

As another year draws to a close I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and wish you & family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Have a wonderful festive holiday and may the new year brings you more happiness, great health and prosperity. And some great photography […]

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Video clip of the 1st NPS Members Gathering of Malaysia

Shot entirely with a Nikon D3200 by Albert Yap, and photographed on D3200 by Kenny Chew.

Click image below to play.

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Nice to hear good news

Some people say that no news is good news but when you receive good news, it is even better. This is what I received recently.

"Hey, Mr Banhup! My name is Max. Two years ago I bought your ebooks on Portraiture Post-processing and now I am writing this message just to say 'thank you'. It […]

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Bersih 3.0 – a picture account

Bersih 3.0 was cast in stone

April 28th was a historical day of sorts both for our nation as well as for me. It has been estimated that 250,000 made it to the rally for the sit-in at Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) as a protest for a free and […]

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The iPhone 4S is such a good camera

Now that I have a iPhone 4S, it makes me wonder if I still need to get a backup camera for my Nikon D3.

I was doing my usual Chinese New Year shopping at Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur (or rather my wife was doing hers) when I heard the sound of drums at the Kwong […]

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2011 stats in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual review for my blog.

Here is an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 59,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would […]

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