Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Review

  THE BIRTH OF ANOTHER KING? Welcome to my Nikon 16-35mm f/4 G lens review. In 2007, Nikon released a beast called 14-24mm f/2.8 into the wild. It is sharp, crisp, solid, and has little distortion at 14mm. It is an excellent all round lens, and people had no qualms crowning it the king of ultra wide lens. A few years later in 2010, Nikon released another ultra wide, the 16-35mm f/4 lens. However, it is not meant to replace the king, but to be the successor of 17-35mm f/2.8. Still, this…

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Samyang 8mm f/3.5 CS II Fisheye Lens Review

  SOMETHING LOOKS FISHY Welcome to my Samyang 8mm Fisheye Lens Review. Looking to do something different? Try capturing the world through the eyes of a fish. Fisheye lenses are kind of extreme. Some people love it to bits, some hate it to shreds. But one thing we can all agree on – the fisheye offers a different perspective. Even if you do not like the fish, you can always de-fish with Photoshop and get a regular ultra wide angle photo. That said, fisheye lenses are generally not cheap. Definitely a…

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7 Ways On How To Remove Stuck Lens Filter

  REMOVING A STUCK LENS FILTER Help, my lens filter is stuck! Fear not. You are not alone, and this has been a common pain among photographers since the ancient days. To help you remove a stuck lens filter, I have compiled a few methods on how to remove stuck lens filter in this guide. Some of them I have tried and worked really well… and a few of them are just plain dumb. Try it at your own risk. 😛     TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Methods that work Section B Somehow…

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Step-by-Step Guide On How To Do HDR Photography

  HDR IS A KNOWN BUT UNKNOWN FEATURE? Welcome to a guide on how to do HDR photography. HDR is everywhere these days, but just what is it!? You might have seen a “HDR mode” on smartphones and certain cameras, maybe even heard people say “try to use HDR, it is better”. Why are people using it, but not even knowing what it is? This is the very reason why I wrote this guide – To walk you right through the mysteries of HDR. To get you one step ahead of the game,…

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How to Do IR Photography That Don’t Suck

  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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How to Do Light Trail Photography

  LIGHT TRAIL PHOTOGRAPHY IS FASCINATING Welcome to my humble guide on how to do light trail photography. Back when I started photography, light trail is one of the first subjects that fascinated me. To me, traditional photography has always been capturing “a frame of time” in a photograph… Then came along a “mysterious” photo with long silky light streaks. I had my moment of “how is this possible”, “that is an amazing photo”, and I never knew that photography could do something so interesting. I then started to dig around for…

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