It was Red the last time. This time it is Yellow. 😉

This was taken at an abandoned bungalow in Kuala Lumpur during my one-on-one workshop with Lin Tun of Myanmar. I had to shoot wide open and increased the ISO to get a decent shutter speed. Taken with Nikon 17-35mm Aperture Priority @ f/2.8 […]


Red – how to frame a face

Many a time we need to make a tight portrait more interesting by framing the face with whatever we have at our disposal. Shawls, hands, leaves, natural shadows etc will all work. Here, Dian Sharlin has exemplified this perfectly. Notice how she used the red shawl and her hands to frame her face. Notice the […]


The 2 beauties of Malacca

At least Kharunisia Jazmin and Dian Sharlin were during the Manuel Librodo Malacca workshop last weekend 😉 We had a ball of a time shooting from one end to the other along Jonker Street, the main tourist street of historical Malacca. Curious onlookers were aplenty but that did not distract us from our objectives.

The […]


Dian Sharlin by the window

I have been shooting a lot of Dian of late. The first was on July 3rd on a one-on-one workshop. Then came the Malacca workshop that I organised for Manuel Librodo and immediately after that, I had another one-on-one workshop on July 18th.

This series was taken on July 3rd – I finally have some […]


A Sunday with Dian Sharlin

Sunday July 3rd was the day when I had a one-on-one workshop with JS Chang, a keen hobbyist from Klang. The morning started with gloomy, overcast skies but the morning sun soon came through providing us with gorgeous lighting henceforth. What a relief! What is photography without light?

Here is a couple of shots that […]


Another of Dian Sharlin

I somehow missed posting this photo of Sharlin that I processed much earlier specially to share during my Nikon talk that I gave recently. To complete the collection I thought I should share it with you here. I remember vividly that I requested Sharlin to move her right hand away from the wall to get […]


Dian Sharlin, Kuala Lumpur

Dian Sharlin was our second model during the recent Manuel Librodo workshop "Of Colours and Textures" featuring Kharunisia Jazmin.

Instructor: Manuel Librodo

Models: Kharunisia Jazmin, Dian Sharlin

MUA/designer (for Sharlin): Nigel NJ

Organiser: Banhup Teh

Being the organiser my first priority was to ensure […]