Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, Cambodia (larger size) This is the traditional view of the temple that’s so often photographed. It’d be very difficult to do anything different or new with this scene, but the actual experience of being there is greater than any photograph may express. I only wish that I had more time to explore the numerous temples. Being there around something so ancient and monumental borders on a religious experience.Read more

Canon engineers held back by marketing department's "megapixel race"

From Yahoo’s “Tech Digest“: Canon engineers are being held back from developing new sensor technology by marketing departments in a “race for megapixels”, claims an employee of the Japanese photography company. The employee told Tech Digest that Canon have the technology to “blow the competition away” in terms of image sensors, but are instead being asked to focus on headline figures like the number of megapixels a camera has. When asked for his opinion on the Canon EOS 5D MarkRead more

Self portrait: staring at the sun

Rare self-portrait. Novita says I look ‘serem’; (mean) in this one. Taken yesterday with the sun to my back filtering through the window, bouncing off a mirror with me holding my Canon 5D off to the side and hoping for sharp focus. Handheld / existing light with Novita yellin at me to hurry up and get in the car. Larger Photoblog versionRead more

Kebaya: heavy manipulation not for everyone

This one wasn’t very popular on flickr. Perhaps the heavy manipulation isn’t for everyone. However, I believe she is more drawn to more heavily altered images, so I’ll be playing with a few different ideas. I tend to go light on the Photoshop side of things, so this could get interesting.Read more