Kharunisia – Reaching out

This was taken during the days when I was still using the Nikon D2x. It is marvelous how technology has changed the way we take, and are able to take, shots that we would not have bothered to capture especially in dim available light photography. Our latitude has widened considerably since the introduction of the […]


More of red!

My wife remarked during our breakfast outing last weekend that she was already in the Chinese New year mood because so many people that day were wearing the auspicious colour red. Well, in the same spirit, I would like to add to the atmosphere with this one of Lyn.

Red (1/125s f/2.8 ISO1600).



Not talking

If you have a great subject or a model half the battle is won. Kharunisia is superb in this sense. Give her a theme and whatever props and she will do the rest.

This was taken at a workshop by Manuel Librodo organised by me in Kuala Lumpur. Kharu was given the Chinese opera costume […]


Available light photography made simple


What is available light photography? This is with special reference to portraiture as that is mainly what I do.

Available light photography is the form of photography where, as the term suggests, one captures an image in available light with or without the help of reflectors and/or diffusers. Some call it ambient light photography but it matters not as the means […]


Disciple monk – Photo to share

 I had the privilege to join a group of photographers to Siem Reap, Cambodia where we had a 5-day photo-safari around the ruins of Angkor. It was an annual affair that being the 5th installment a.k.a Crossing Bridges 5.

This photo was taken at a temple just outside Siem Reap. This disciple monk was curious […]


Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and ISO made simple

Photography is a hobby to many of us. Some want to be very technical about it but to me I would like to be as simple as possible and concentrate on getting better images. Having said that I am of the opinion that we have to get our photography basics right to fully enjoy […]