Photography Composition Rules for Great Photos

  THE BEAUTY OF PHOTOGRAPHY How can you make photos pretty? Just by learning the basics, applying techniques and good photography composition rules. Photography is rather different from the rest of the arts, a professional photographer once told me. To become very good at arts, you need a lot of raw talent. But not for photography. For those of you who are low on self-confidence with the “creative juice” part, don’t sweat it. All you need for photography is to learn some rules to make things look good. I never thought myself to…

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Essential Landscape Photography Tips and Techniques

  GOOD CHOICE ON LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY! Greetings landscape photographer ninja. You have come to a not-so-secret guide on essential landscape photography tips and techniques. First off, you have made a good choice on picking up landscape photography, one of the nicest and oldest photography subjects around. Landscape photography is the first subject that I picked up, and it has stayed with me ever since. It is very easy to pick up as well – all you need is just a camera. Plus, landscape is literally everywhere. There are plenty of free photographic opportunities around, no need to…

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Tokyo Travel Photography Aug 2016

People, I am back from Japan! It is time to share some photos of Tokyo and travel experience. While things are still fresh in my head, I shall write down a few things to take note (also as reference for my next trip). Feel free to use this as sort of a travel itinerary and guide. THE ALBUM 1) BEFORE TRAVEL LOGISTICS Prepare your trip months in advance. Seriously. Lodging and air tickets can be a pain if you are going to Tokyo during the “popular periods”. In particular, March / April for the…

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Astrophotography Fireworks – My Crazy Epic Experiment

INTRODUCTION FIRE IN THE SKY 9 August, the time has come for NDP fireworks again. That is the National Day Parade, or Singapore’s Independence Day. So everyone prepare, flock in groups, enjoy some beer and shoot some fireworks together. Yeah, fireworks are cool. But it gets kind of stale when everyone does the same thing. By that, I mean we get a ton of same looking fireworks pictures every year. I don’t mean in a bad way that we should stop having the same fireworks photos altogether. It is fun to get together,…

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