Chester goes for ‘Get the Picture’, a photography talk by National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita and walks away with interesting pointers to share. Continue reading
Sony Digital Workshop Trainer, Bryan Chihan, walks us through 5 common mistakes in photography & rescues us from these “boo-boos”. Continue reading
As you may know, Sony Digital Workshop has been running a few Travel Photography workshops to popular locations like Siem Reap, Cambodia, Underwater Photography at Tioman and the South Africa Photography Adventure. This time, we are pleased to offer a photography trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. For 4 days and 3 nights, you will be exposed to a wide range of photography opportunities at locations including historical sites and bustling streets.Continue reading
Back when I was a kid, my dad always lovingly cleaned his SLR and lenses after use and always stored it in a dry box full of silica gel. I was clueless as to why he would do that; I didn’t understand the need to clean a chunk of metal that was so old (chuckles).
As I dived into the world of photography and learned more, I understood the reason why photographers took care of their gear. Your camera helps you achieve your artistic vision. If the lens and sensor are pretty dirty, chances are your images will be affected as a result.Continue reading
When it comes to picking places to go on New Year’s Eve, one venue definitely shines brighter than the rest – Marina Bay, where you’ll be able to catch one of the most spectacular fireworks on display. Unfortunately, photographing fireworks isn’t as straight forward. Challenging and tricky at times, a little planning, basic knowledge on how to take long exposure shots, and the right equipment can make the task a whole lot simpler!Continue reading
5 years down the road, I’ll be looking back at this photo, wondering where I was. Do you also face this photography woe when taking portrait shots at night with your camera’s flash on? The subjects are visibly present but the surroundings, absent.
After gathering some fundamental how-to’s from the very helpful peeps at Sony Digital Workshop, I walked away determined to capture the perfect night portraiture.
Lugging heavy equipment around every time I wish to capture night portraits ain’t practical so I decided to experiment with makeshift “equipment”. Armed with an Alpha DSLR & these items below, I ventured out with a couple of friends to turn my idea of capturing great night portraits with the bare minimum, into reality.Continue reading
Other than photography courses, the Sony Digital Workshop (SDW) also organizes photography trips specially crafted for amateurs to intermediate photographers. For e.g., one regular trip SDW has been running is …Continue reading