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Happy New Year 2014

A little boy fishing at Pandawa Beach Bali - Sony A7 and Leica Elmarit 90mm f/2.8

Using just the fishing line rolled on a piece of bamboo on his left hand, this little boy was trying to catch some fish at Pandawa beach, Bali. Throwing and pulling many times. He just kept trying. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 everyone! Keep going! Don’t give up on your dream!

Image was shot with Sony A7 and Leica Elmarit 90mm f/2.8.

The Sea and Sky

High key photography - The Sea and Sky

This high key photograph was shot one morning in 2010 at Changi Beach. It was a hazy morning and the contrast between the sea and the sky was high. I wanted both the boats and the aeroplane, but the sky was too bright, hence the compromise to lose details on both. The boats were almost in silhouette as I had to take some exposure of the sky too. Just in case you ask, no I did not have my graduated ND filter with me that morning. Original photo was shot in color and converted to black and white in Adobe Lightroom 4.

Here is another one.MORE +

Best iPhone Photos – Part 2

Best iPhone photos of mine that I have taken in the past 2 months are here. I have many others that I also like, but I think here are some that I really like. All these were shot on my iPhone 4s and processed directly in the iPhone. They are of various subjects too. Hope you like them.MORE +

iPhone App – Photosynth

This was shot on my iPhone 4s using an app that is capable of creating a panoramic image from multiple single images. The app is called Photosynth, a very cool app. I only used it twice so far and still learning how to use it optimally, but I am already in love with it. MORE +

Free Wallpaper – July 2011

My sincere apology for being late and thank you to those who have emailed me asking about the free wallpaper for July 2011. Here you go, the free wallpaper for July 2011 for your personal use only. The wallpaper has 3:2 format and has been re-sized to 1920 x 1280 pixels.MORE +

Chasing Light at Rawa Pening

Sunrise At Rawa Pening

I made an appointment with the taxi driver to pick me up at about 3am the next morning at my hotel in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. My destination would be the Rawa Pening lake, about two and a half hour drive from the city of Yogyakarta. And I knew that I had to be quick and I was taking a risk as my return flight to Jakarta would be at noon on the same day.MORE +