A short note on Newsha Tavakolian’s ‘I Know Why The Rebel Sings’ Photo Exhibition at Singapore International Festival of Arts.
Photobook: Prabuddha Dasgupta, 1956–2012
The book “Prabuddha Dasgupta, 1956–2012” was launched at a retrospective exhibition “Prabuddha Dasgupta: A Journey” at the National Gallery of Modern Art.
Life by the Lake: Sample Pictures from the Sony A7r Camera with FE 35mm & 24–70mm ZA Lenses
For those interested in what kind of results the 36.3MP Sony A7r with FE lenses combo will give you, here are some pictures with exposure details attached.
A Look at the Sony Alpha A7R Camera, by Darren Soh
A look at the new Sony Alpha A7R camera and how it performs with a variety of lenses. Review by Darren Soh.
Feeling How Loneliness Goes with Nguan
“My wish is for this book to wander in my stead, exist as a testament to existence, and credibly proffer the possibility of beauty as a balm for everyday sorrow.”
Spotlight: LARAWAN: Portraits Of Filipinos, by Lenny Limjoco
LARAWAN: Portraits Of Filipinos, by Lenny Limjoco is a collection of beautifully intimate essays and portraits of the people of Philippines.
Sony Cyber-shot RX1: A Brief Review
A month with the Sony Cyber-shot RX1, 2 weeks of which in India, and at the Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest-ever pilgrimage in the world. Here is a glimpse of my experience using the RX1.
Contact Sheets – Daido Moriyama Labyrinth
Labyrinth reproduces a collection of contact sheets made from recombined negative strips from the huge body of work Moriyama has amassed over the last fifty years.
Watabe Yukichi – A Criminal Investigation
I first started noticing Watabe Yukichi: A Criminal Investigation after it appeared on many Top Photobooks of 2011 lists.
FUJIFILM X-Pro1 On Trial
I was recently loaned a Fuji X-Pro1 with a 35mm f1.4 lens (equivalent to 50mm field of view) for a week to try out.
Saul Leiter – Early Color
Saul Leiter: Early Color features 100 colour photographs that Leiter took mostly in the 1950s. I cannot think of many street photographers from the 1950s to 1970s who worked well in colour.
Photo books: Women Photographers
After I did the write up on the Vivian Maier: Street Photographer book, I was thinking about why there were relatively few well-known women photographers compared to men photographers.
Walkabout with the Olympus OM-D EM-5
My main intention for borrowing the OM-D was simply to have some fun with it and see how it handled as a walkabout camera. I have a few impressions of the camera but these have to be taken with a pinch of salt because I only used the camera for a short time.
Stuff We Like: Follow these Tumblr blogs on Indonesian Photography
Talk to anyone who knows their Southeast Asian photography and you’ll hear the same thing – ‘Indonesian Photography is Hot.’ Here are a few Tumblr blogs by Indonesian photographers on Indonesian photography.
Olympus OM-D First Look: Landscapes & Long Exposures
I’ve had the Olympus OM-D EM-5 for about two weeks now. In that period of time, I’ve had the opportunity to try it out while on assignment as well as for some task-specific images.