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Wow, I’ve neglected this thing for a while. But, it was all for proper research, trust me ;) What did I research, you ask? I went to Shanghai, in my annual pilgrimage, to visit family and to celebrate my grandfather’s birthday. 1,207 more words


View from the Bridge

The newly-built walkway is shining brightly amidst the adjacent motorways of Auckland. The Sky Tower can be seen in the background.


A black hole of a Lens

This blog is about a lens that so grown in me heart, I find myself using this more and more. The lens is the Samyang 14mm f/2.8, if you haven’t met it, then you have missed out on something as rare as true greatness on a budget. 853 more words


How To Create Iconic Nightscapes - Part 3 of a series by David Akoubian

SIRUI PRO David Akoubian shares his insights and techniques: More great images and a reminder

To make these image takes patience, dedication and clear skies. And being in the right place at the right time doesn’t hurt either! 188 more words

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Night photo of Warsaw

For Leanne Cole’s «Monochrome Madness».

Here’s a colored version that I posted on Flickr:


How To Create Iconic Nightscapes - Part 2 of a series by David Akoubian

SIRUI PRO David Akoubian shares his insights and techniques: Recommended equipment

My “go to” tripod for this work is the Sirui N-3204X Carbon Fiber tripod with the Sirui K-30X Ball Head attached. 227 more words

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Ghost Tour at Fort George, Niagara on the Lake


For the first time, I attend a Ghost Tour and it’s at Fort George. While I do not know what to expect, there’s a bit of excitement growing as groups of people gather in the gift shop. 678 more words