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Olympus E-PL9 Part 2 (Thailand)

  Olympus E-PL9 Part 2 (Thailand) Image: Editor AL with the NEW Olympus E-PL9 in Thailand. Photo Credit: Gorilla Pod.  23rd February 2018, Bangkok, Thailand – Following my Part 1 Review of the NEW Olympus E-PL9, and as promised, I brought … Continue reading

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Olympus E-PL9 Part 1 (Singapore)

  Olympus E-PL9 Part 1  Image: Editor AL with the NEW Olympus E-PL9 Photo Credit: Bryan Chihan.   11th February 2018, Singapore – As promised in our Olympus E-PL9 Pictorial Preview, we will be doing a 2-Part Review for the E-PL9. … Continue reading

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Olympus Pen-F(antastic) – Part 3

Olympus Pen-F(antastic) – Part 3 – Featuring Guest Editor Daniel Ho. Image: Our Guest Editor Daniel HO from Singapore Journal of Photography (SGJP)   24th March 2016, Singapore – The Editorial team decided to invite a Guest Reviewer to test out the Olympus Pen-F and he … Continue reading

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Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Featuring Daryl Lee as Guest Reviewer. 22nd December 2015, Singapore – Samyang’s new line of MarkII and MarkII lenses are picking up sales quickly (and unexpectedly) to the amazement of many in the photography … Continue reading

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Samyang 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye

Samyang 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye Image: Esplanade, Singapore. Shot by Samyang 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye. 13th November 2015, Singapore – Fisheye lenses is probably one of the fun lenses that many love for its ridiculous barrel & … Continue reading

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Nikon AW130 – Super All-Weather Compact

  Nikon AW130 – Super All-Weather CompactPhoto: Editor AL underwater with the Nikon Coolpix AW130 11th July 2015, Bangkok Thailand/ Singapore – Nikon recently passed me their latest All-weather compact in the form of Nikon Coolpix AW130. I was very excited … Continue reading

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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

================================== ================================== Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD – Featuring Guest Reviewer Guek Peng Siong (GPS) Photo: Peng Siong aka GPS with the new Tamron 15-30mm mounted on his camera.   24th March 2015, Singapore – Tamron’s latest lens is … Continue reading

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Pentaz 645Z – The Medium Format Monster

=================================== =================================== Pentaz 645Z – The Medium Format Monster Photo: 3 Guys & A Pentax 645Z (L-R: Editor AL, Editor Chester Chen & Guest Reviewer Vince Tan. *Disclaimer: All illustrated photos were not edited and straight out of the Pentax … Continue reading

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The Ricoh GR – The Legacy Continues

=================================== Advertisement =================================== The Ricoh GR – The Legacy Continues. Photo: The Ricoh GR (left) and the Ricoh GRDIV (right) 18th July 2014, Singapore – The Ricoh GR had been around for a while since its introduction to the market. … Continue reading

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2014 Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM (C)

=================================== Advertisement =================================== 2014 Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM (C) Photo: The Sigma 18-200mm MarkII & the 2014 Sigma 18-200mm Contemporary Day February 2014, Singapore – Sigma’s latest release surprises the industry again. Since Sigma announced the Global … Continue reading

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Canon EOS 100D – The Baby Rebel

Originally Posted Canon EOS World.   EOS 100D may be petite but don’t let its size fool you! Canon EOS 100D, the Baby Rebel with the new EF S18-55 IS STM lens I spent a morning last weekend with Canon’s … Continue reading

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Joby UltraFit Sling Strap

Revolutionary camera strap line delivers comfort & performance for photographers! Joby brings breakthrough design expertise with a new ultra-comfortable camera strap line Joby is excited to announce the launch of its innovative line of comfortable, high-performance camera straps: the Joby … Continue reading

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Olympus TG-2 – Any Tougher?

Picture: Both Olympus TG-1 & TG-2 were greeted by torrential rain at Cebu, Philippines. Photo by Allan LEE Most of you would have remembered my review on the Olympus’s flagship all-weather TOUGH TG-1. When Olympus told me about the replacement … Continue reading

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Olympus Stylus XZ-2 vs XZ-1

A while ago, most of you would have remembered our little adventure to Thailand (Not Honeymoon mind you) right after we finished our Wedding with just Olympus cameras. (You can read about the Olympus trip here, here & here) Among … Continue reading

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Olympus Stylus XZ-2 First Run – Featuring Guest Reviewer Terri Tan

Picture: Terri Tan, Guest Reviewer, Olympus XZ-2 Photo by Yu Ling. My Brother-in-Law, Allan LEE – the Editor of this site who is a commercial photographer, a photography instructor & an avid photograhy gear review editor – is no doubt … Continue reading

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Olympus E-PL5, the “Wonder Cam” (Featuring Edward Tian & Julian Tan)

The Olympus Pen E-PL5. Photo by Julian Tan. Whilst the world are raving (& comparing) about the specifications of Olympus’s latest Pen, the M4/3 E-PL5, I wanted to see real photos from real photographers and not looking at specifications or … Continue reading

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My.Happy.Photo.Graphy.Olympus.Thailand.2012. – Part 3.

My.Happy.Day Three: This is Day 3 of our Olympus Project. Once again, we headed out of Bangkok early in the morning to the sub province of Samut Prakan at Bang Na. We are visiting the Erawan Museum, a place where … Continue reading

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My.Happy.Photo.Graphy.Olympus.Thailand.2012. – Part 2

My.Happy.Day Two: We woke up at 5.00am in the morning. We were going out of Bangkok to Kanchanaburi, another province about 3 hours away from Bangkok. As part of the route to Kanchanaburi passes the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, we decided … Continue reading

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My.Happy.Photo.Graphy.Olympus.Thailand.2012. – Part 1

Cover Project Photo by Tan Yoke Ling Visiting Thailand for the 45th time, it had been tough planning where to visit this round. After considering for a while, I have decided to do away with the “over-visited” Wat Arun (Temple … Continue reading

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