Monthly Archives: August 2010

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G VR

I have access to a D60 and it’s 2 supplied kit lenses namely the Nikkor AF-s DX 18-55mm & the 55-200mm both VR versions. I have shot photos with these 2 lenses and more recently, I managed to convince a fellow IR Photographer … Continue reading

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Canon EF 35-80mm F4-5.6 USM

  This probably came as shock for myself. My 16th lens is another old classic. I got myself the EF 35-80mm F4-5.6 USM recently – to continue my quest for good IR-compatible lenses. Been exploring "classic" lenses for a while … Continue reading

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Nikon D70 vs Canon 400D (DigitalRev)

2 Videos are circulating all over Singapore’s photography scene. Made by the interesting guys from DigitalRev, an "abuse" test was conducted using the Nikon D70 & Canon EOS 400D. Watch the first video for the "abuse" inflicted on both cameras. … Continue reading

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Featured Photographer – Noel Ong (Ryuza)

Noel Ong (Ryuza) We came to know Noel not too long ago from a photography event organized by another group. (He has since left the group to join SJS) He came across to everyone of us as a very humble person who … Continue reading

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Flowers of Lamentations “Poppy Tears” by The Arts Fission Company

  Shutter Journey (Singapore) Photography Group was invited exclusively to cover the dance performance by The Arts Fission Company from 18th – 21st August 2010 at Black Box@ National Library. This is part of the "Flowers of Lamentations Series" titled … Continue reading

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Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

  Buying the 5th lens for our Sony can be a sticky affair. We want a Macro lens this time. We were comparing Sony’s SAL 100mm Macro F 2.8 with Tamron’s 90mm Macro & Sigma’s 105mm Macro. When specs, price and … Continue reading

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Sony Alpha SAL (DT) 16-105mm F3.5-5.6

  Our 4th Sony Alpha Lens came in the form of DT 16-105mm F3.5-5.6 SAM. I remembered we picked up this lens from Changi Airport’s Duty-Free shop while transiting for a holiday. We want something wider for landscape photos and a better range … Continue reading

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Sony Alpha SAL 50mm F1.4

  While exploring with Sony lenses, we itched to try portrait shots one day and we started to look at the various options available to us. This purchase is to be our 3rd Sony Alpha lens so all specifications are considered … Continue reading

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Sony Alpha SAL 75-300mm F4.5-5.6

  We bought this SAL 75-300mm as the 2nd Sony lens. We needed the range and the price for this lens is good, very cheap to be exact, so we bought it. For those considering this lens, I would like … Continue reading

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Sony Alpha SAL (DT) 18-55mm F3.5-5.6

This Sony Alpha DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 came as a kit lens for the Sony Alpha A230 DSLR which we use as an alternate to the main Canon EOS System that we are using. This also happens to be our first … Continue reading

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Featured Photographer – Peilin Lim-Ergul

  Peilin Lim-Ergul, Mrs Ergul. Peilin, better known as "Mrs Ergul" among us, is an experimental photographer and an expert baker. Browsing through her albums, we found great photography works and some of them are sinfully delicous too! Most of you … Continue reading

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ArtWorkFoto – Get Personal

  ArtWorkFoto – Get Personal   Before I start……………..This is a NEW article category. "Featured Merchant" serves as a reference and a review of photography stores. I am going to start this series with the shops that left me deep impression, … Continue reading

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Featured Photographer – Benson Lin

  Benson Lin Benson is a quiet person right from day one when we first knew him. Very quiet. Quiet he may be, his photos are loud testimonials of what he is capable of when he is behind the shutter. He … Continue reading

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Change of Event Invitations Format

  **ANNOUNCEMENT**>> With Immediate Effect << Hi Photographers, Future Event Invitations Will ONLY Be Sent To Photographers Who Had Attended At Least One Shoot. If You are New here & interested to join our themed photoshoot, Please browse the Events … Continue reading

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Featured Photographer – Royston Ang

  Royston Ang, The Film Guy We came to know Royston from another photography group some months ago. Since then, Royston has joined us for more than 7 group outings. Royston is known as the "film" guy in the group … Continue reading

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Canon EF 28-80mm F3.5-5.6 II

Lens Number 15 joined my lens stable today. It came in the form of EF 28-80mm F3.5-5.6 II, an old SLR kit lens dating back to 1999. Since it is on EF system, that means it can be used on … Continue reading

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What You Pay Is What You Get

This video had been viewed by thousand of photographers all over the world. A "Wedding Photographer" shows up with a Canon EOS Rebel Xti (known as EOS Kiss Digital X in Japan & EOS 400D to the rest of Asia.) … Continue reading

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Canon Film SLR Historic Chart

Found this useful Chart on Canon Film SLRs on Wikipedia. Thought this will be useful for those who are venturing into Canon Film SLRs.Canon Film cameras This is a list of the 35 mm and APS Canon EOS models in … Continue reading

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Featured Photographer – Zul Samsuri

Zul Samsuri, The Minimalist.   Zul Samsuri, known to many of us as “Zul”, is famed for his minimalistic approach to photography. This humble but very talented photographer is also an expert digital artist – combining both photography & digital wizardry, … Continue reading

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Featured Photographer – Maureen Ow

Maureen Ow We first met Maureen at an organized shoot titled "ToyArt". She came across to us as a very bubbly and fun person. Her easy-going personality and bright smiles sure added lots of "X Factors" to outings & shoots. Browsing … Continue reading

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