Pretty Bright Lights – HK

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Time is flying by and things have been pretty hectic. This past week I was playing around with the Lensbaby Composer with a custom made aperture with some really cool effects. Recently I just wander around the city without worrying about how to compose the shot or think about what lens to bring. Sometimes I kick myself for not having …

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Nights Filled with Longer Hours

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I am in Boston this week visit fellow Azure Dynamics co-workers as well as doing some photoshoot for the New England Aquarium. I think the feeling of being done school has finally sunk in. This animation was taken from Brian’s balcony near Yonge & Bloor. Lens used was a lensbaby with a home-made spiral aperture. If the animation is slow …

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A Walk in the Park with FA*300mm

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It is crunch time for projects, labs, and reports but I just couldn’t resist the nice weather and went out for some shooting. I took the FA*300mm/4.5 ED [IF] and focused my attention on the Canadian Geese in the park. The lens never cease to amaze me with its resolving power, here you can see the water droplet falling from …

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JENGA and 31mm Ltd

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Sometimes the good old simple traditional boardgames are the most fun. I dug up my 15yr-old Jenga set (it even has chinese writings on the box!) and we just had to duke it out! I decided to use the FA31mm F1.8AL Ltd on the K10D. This legend is known for its buttery smooth rendering, rich colors, and reasonably sharp wide …

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Going Old-School: POLAROIDS

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In September I had picked up a cheap Polaroid JobPro Camera. I was really excited but was disappointed to find out the film has been discontinued. After some patient internet searches I got hold some film and was able to use the camera! In terms of features there is really not much to control for the Jobpro series Polariod cameras, …

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