How to Do IR Photography That Don’t Suck

INTRODUCTION WELCOME TO INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY Bored of the “regular photography”? Looking to do some interesting alternate photography instead? Then you should totally learn how to do IR photography (infrared photography). If you are unsure how it looks like, here are a few good examples from Flickr. White trees, white grass and a surreal landscape, those are the characteristics of IR Photograph. These are the secrets of the unseen world, and they look like they totally came out of the matrix world. But you will need some understanding, and have quite a bit of work to capture this surreal…

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AFA Singapore 2016 Cosplay Gallery

introduction ANIME FESTIVAL ASIA Back years ago, I used to be pumped going to anime conventions… Things are a little different these days. But not to throw cold water on the local anime circle, there are still friends that I love to hang out with during the big events. Well, this is nothing much, but enjoy.     click on an image to enlarge THE ALBUM     the people FOLKS WHO MADE THESE POSSIBLE COSPLAYERS Mikumo (Macross) : Murasaki Hime 紫姫 [Facebook] Len (Vocaloid) : Momo Akutabi [World Cosplay] PHOTOGRAPHERS…

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Shelter Cosplay Gallery

introduction THE SHORT FEELS Welcome to my Shelter cosplay gallery. For those who are wondering, Shelter is not an anime series, but a short “6 minutes music video film”. Pretty interesting, and someone just have to do a cosplay of this…       click on an image to enlarge THE ALBUM     the people FOLKS WHO MADE THESE POSSIBLE COSPLAYERS Rin : Elica PHOTOGRAPHERS J.Q. Photography :  [Facebook] C3S.exe : [Facebook] X-Light Photography… which is me [Facebook] HELPERS None     the gear ALL THE GADGETS USED CAMERA Nikon D800E…

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Overlord Albedo Cosplay Gallery

introduction ANOTHER CLONE? Welcome to my Overlord Albedo cosplay gallery, and when the overlord series first aired, I thought “another SAO clone, don’t they get bored of it”? Well, I still watched a few episodes, and was pleasantly surprised with the anti-hero protagonist. A rather refreshing difference. Worth a watch.   click on an image to enlarge THE ALBUM     the people FOLKS WHO MADE THESE POSSIBLE COSPLAYERS Albedo : Miki.敏 [Facebook] PHOTOGRAPHERS J.Q. Photography :  [Facebook] C3S.exe : [Facebook] Mayonaka Digitalwerkz : [Facebook] X-Light Photography… which is me [Facebook] HELPERS KC Lee…

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Rory Mercury Cosplay Gallery

introduction ENJOYABLE OLD CONCEPT Welcome to my Gate – Rory Mercury cosplay gallery. Gate is a series that did not catch my attention at first – Oh, another stereotypical alternate dimension series, as I first thought. But after a few episodes, Gate actually turns out to be rather enjoyable to watch. As “common” as the idea of an alternate dimension may be, Gate still managed to pull off with an interesting enough story, and memorable characters. So if you have not started on Gate yet, give it a chance. You just might…

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The Complete Samyang Lens Abbreviations Glossary

THE MANY FACES Samyang, some may have heard of it as the Korean noodle. But the Korean Lens Maker has been around since the 1970s and manufacturing all sorts of optics. Not many may have heard of the Samyang brand, but maybe Vivitar, Falcon, Rokinon, Walimex, Bower, Opteka, Bell & Howell, Polar, and Pro-Optic will ring a bell. Yep, Samyang manufactures lens for all these brand names. So when you are buying any of those, think Samyang. Each brand may have their abbreviations slightly different, but the technology should be the same.…

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Pokemon Go Cosplay Gallery

introduction I CHOOSE YOU… NOT. Welcome to my Pokemon Go! cosplay gallery, and this is one game that I literally gave up after 10 mins. The original series was great, but Pokego? It’s just missing out the entire Pokemon battle part. Something about Pokego just does not feel like Pokemon. Let’s just hope that they add the battle feature in the future. Make Pokego great again.     click on an image to enlarge THE ALBUM     the setup HOW IT’S DONE Lighting for a team shoot is usually…

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Kenko Astro LPR filter Type II Review

INTRODUCTION EXPENSIVE ASTRO MIRACLE FILTER? Welcome to my Kenko Astro LPR filter review, and this is one heck expensive filter. Priced at 32000 JPY or about USD 320 for the 77mm version, this is the most expensive filter I have bought till date. But what is so interesting and so good about this filter? Well, the name of the filter will sort of explain itself – Astro Light Pollution Resistant (LPR) filter. In most modern cities, you will not see the stars because the night skies are concealed by light pollution from the city…

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Cosplay Gallery : Summer Comiket 2016

introduction HOT COSPLAY! Summer Comiket, I love Japan and how they organize their conventions. Comiket is one of those that I have visited many times, and 2016 is crazy as usual – crowded and hot. Well, I managed to catch a few shots before getting fried into crisp in the summer sun.     click on an image to enlarge THE ALBUM     the people FOLKS WHO MADE THESE POSSIBLE COSPLAYERS Should have taken coscards… PHOTOGRAPHERS J.Q. Photography :  [Facebook] C3S.exe : [Facebook] Mayonaka Digitalwerkz : [Facebook] MEWZ. PS 喵貓的攝影之旅 : [Facebook]…

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Tokyo Photography Places : The Traveler’s Guide

INTRODUCTION THE LAND OF THE RISING SUN Welcome to my guide for photography places in Tokyo. I have been there many times, and still can’t get enough of Japan. As much as Tokyo is a world class city, it still has some of those old charm. There are many great places to visit, especially if you travel out of the city on side trips. So now, I shall write a long guide to places in and around Tokyo that you should not miss.       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section…

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