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Underwater pool photography with a Mermaid

Originally posted 2016-08-14 00:53:02. I have been so busy with shoots that I thought I had better bring people up to speed with what I have been doing. This is from Fridays pool shoot with the wonderful “Queen Cobra” who was in town with her Mermaid tail.  I absolutely love shooting underwater however it’s really...

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21st Birthday Photography

Originally posted 2016-08-01 01:59:38. Here we have a lovely 21st Birthday party we shot recently. The party had a Mardi Gras theme and was a very special birthday party. My colleague and I had a lot of fun shooting for Tharsika and we wish her all the best for the coming year.  

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Family Photography in my PJ Studio

Originally posted 2016-07-31 11:50:26. I have been asked by a number of people about family photography in my PJ studio, and so I decided to post up some shots from earlier today so people can see for themselves. I have chosen to go for a more modern look despite being asked fairly frequently for more...

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Wedding at Renewal Lutheran Church of Sarah and Louis

Originally posted 2016-07-16 12:45:03. “Thank you for all the photos, they’re so lovely! It was very thoughtful of U to add the little surprise in as well 🙂 “~ Sarah Sarah an Louis celebrated their wedding at Renewal Lutheran Church aka Oasis of Care, in Petaling Jaya.  It is a really warm and wonderful church....

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Hands on mini review of the just announced Fujifilm X-T2

Originally posted 2016-07-08 03:46:57.   Portrait photo with the Fuji X-T2 shot with the XF 18-55mm R. A possible future Fuji Ambassador? The Fuji X-T2 shot with the XF 18-55mm R At last the Fujifilm X-T2 has been announced! For the past few months I was privileged to be one of the beta testers for...

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Emma and Aidans Wedding at the Hilton Hotel in Auckland New Zealand

Originally posted 2016-04-06 23:07:17. Emma and Aidans wedding was held on a glorious summers day at the Hilton Hotel situated on Princes wharf in Auckland, New Zealand. Auckland is my home town and it was certainly a treat to head down there with my shooting partner Pacino Wong so we could capture this really spectacular...

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Commercial and Industrial Photography

Originally posted 2016-02-14 18:06:32. This commercial photography session was in a large factory owned and run by a large signage manufacturer in Nilai, Malaysia. If you are living in Malaysia you have no doubt seen their work before. Every Mercedes, Petron, Shell, Pizza Hut, KFC…well just about all the big companies who require signage use...

Nikon 200mm F2.0 VR Bokeh Balls compared to Canons 70-200 VR2 and Fujis X-T1 with 56mm and 90mm

Originally posted 2015-12-30 00:44:00. While I have the Nikon 200mm F2.0 VR I wanted to do a quick test to compare the bokeh of the portrait lenses I have on hand. These are the Canon 70-200 F2.8 VR2, arguably the best 70-200mm F2.8 in the market, along with the Fuji 56mm F1.2 and 90mm F2....

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Nikon 200mm F2.0 VR Model Portraits

Originally posted 2015-12-25 16:43:09. Nikon 200m F2.0 at 1/200 sec. ISO 1250 I have the Nikon 200mm F2.0 VR on loan from Nikon for a week, one of the benefits of being an NPS member. The purpose was to shoot a Christmas production but I decided to take advantage of it to shoot one of...

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Wedding on Top of Menara KL (KL Tower)

Originally posted 2015-11-14 15:55:09. Leena and Ravin’s wedding was held on top of Menara KL.  Leena is based in Qatar so we communicated on line to sort out all of the main details for the wedding. The big concern was that it has been the rainy season in KL and so we were all a...

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Frozen Themed Birthday Party with Princess Elsa Cake

Originally posted 2015-10-31 19:11:10. Welcome to Arendelle! Queen Ayesha celebrated her 3rd birthday with a totally awesome “Frozen” themed party. Mum and dad made her a very special party….absolutely wonderful!  The level of detail just made me go “Wow!” Please enjoy the photos included below. The entry to Arendelle – BTW house number is obfuscated...

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A Bishops Birthday

Originally posted 2015-10-25 23:41:13. Bishop Popsons church gave him a wonderful 50th Birthday Celebration this weekend. Many of the congregation gave testimony of his dedication in helping them as well as the impact of ministries he is supporting back in his homeland of Nigeria. The church is multicultural, which is one of the beauties of...

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Hello Kitty Themed 1st Birthday Party

Originally posted 2015-10-25 11:00:19. Yi Hui’s 1st birthday party had a Hello Kitty theme. It was held at the “W” Cafe at the Encorp Strand. The pink Hello Kitty theme was perfect for a 1 year old girl. One of the good things about hiring a photographer to cover a birthday is so you dont...

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Adriels 1st Birthday in Putra Heights

Originally posted 2015-10-24 21:25:19. Adriel’s 1st Birthday was held at home in Putra Heights. There is nothing quite like having a children’s party to fill you with joy. In Malaysia it is a long accepted custom to put up marquees onto the street when having a wedding, birthday or wake. All races do it and...

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Sikh Birthday Celebrated at the Gurdwara

Originally posted 2015-10-17 23:16:08. I was asked to cover the 1st birthday and baby dedication at a Sikh Gurdwara last weekend. The ceremony began with some prayers, then we went out to do some portraiture while we waited for the guests to arrive. Then the main blessing ceremony was conducted followed by the cool Mickey...

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Event Group Photo at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

Originally posted 2015-10-09 14:43:37. Group Photo at Le Méridien, Kuala Lumpur Just a quick post today. I was covering an event at the Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur in Sentral this morning for the INCF event. I was asked to do a group photo for it so got to work. Part of a successful group photo...

A Wedding in Saint Barnabas Klang and Wedding reception at the KL Sentral Hilton

Originally posted 2015-07-25 22:58:57. Annie and Andre’s wedding was a split affair between the traditional Bidayuh wedding in Kuching, Sarawak and dinner at the Hilton in KL Sentral. I only covered the Kuala Lumpur side, which included a church wedding at Saint Barnabas church in Klang. The decor at the Hilton was stunning. Really fine affair...

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A Childrens birthday party at the Raintree in KL

Originally posted 2015-06-27 20:07:59. I shoot birthdays quite frequently. The birthday featured below was a pool side one at the Raintree in KL. It included swimming, a clown, balloon artist and of course a nice birthday cake. Birthday photography is all about capturing the children having fun. Photographing the event is usually quite hard for...

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Corporate Head Shot Photography for Atlantis Capital

Originally posted 2015-06-26 15:55:28. These photos were taken in one of the studios I regularly use for corporate head shot photography. Everyone (yes I mean you!) should have a current head shot photo. Head shots are important for every one in business, whether it is for LinkedIn, Facebook, resumes or web site purposes. A good...

Food Photography Shoot in Episode Restaurant at Publika

Originally posted 2015-06-01 13:52:14. Episode Restaurant in Publika is a fantastic place owned by Wolfgang. His vision is to provide great food at reasonable prices. Believe me, the food is AWESOME. They serve lobster just how I like it. The owner is a food importer for many hotels and restaurants and saw a niche market...

Fujifilm 56mm F1.2R vs 56mm F1.2 APD Bokeh Comparison at a Wedding

Originally posted 2015-05-28 10:47:57. Now it’s time to go to a wedding with the final installment of this real world test. As weddings are incredibly fast moving there are limited opportunities to actually set up a tripod and play lens switching with a bride and groom waiting around for me. So this set of photos...

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Fujifilm 56mm F1.2R vs 56mm F1.2 APD Model Shoot Comparison

Originally posted 2015-05-28 10:39:52. This model shoot was a really fun project. Having an experienced model really helps the shoot run smoothly. As before all photos taken at F1.2 in aperture priority on a tripod. Let’s see how the 56mm F1.2 APD stacks up against the R. 56mm F1.2R looks nice 56mm f1.2 APD –...

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Fujifilm 56mm F1.2R vs 56mm F1.2 APD Corporate Shoot Comparison

Originally posted 2015-05-28 10:37:56. I had an opportunity recently to compare the Fujifilm 56mm F1.2R with the newer APD version. They are both currently in production so the Fuji user has a choice on which to purchase. The APD version is about 60-70% more expensive. That’s about USD600 which may or may not be a...

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Children’s Full Moon Party at Delicious

Originally posted 2015-05-23 18:37:58. I do a fair number of Full Moon parties for families and thought I should start sharing. So here we go.  Steve’s was held at Delicious in Bangsar. Food was great. Company was friendly and fun. And the star of the show was on his cutest best behaviour. The cake looked...

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