Voigtländer Nokton 35mm f1.2 – Hello To The Premium Manual Lens

Thanks to my friend Ivan Wong for giving me the opportunity to play with his latest lens, the Voigtländer Nokton 35mm f1.2, for a week. Unfortunately due to my unforeseen workload, I only get to try this lens for 4 days before I have to return the lens to him. So this is a prettyContinue reading “Voigtländer Nokton 35mm f1.2 – Hello To The Premium Manual Lens”

Sigma 56mm f1.4 – The Most Compact Portrait Lens

Before I start with this experience sharing post, I would like to thank and appreciate Mr Lawson from Sigma Marketing (Singapore) for providing me with the loan of Sigma 56mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN. Intro Fujifilm has never lacked of lens choices for portrait shooters to choose from. And there are even massive options availableContinue reading “Sigma 56mm f1.4 – The Most Compact Portrait Lens”

Sigma 16mm f1.4 – A Good Alternative to XF16mm f1.4?

First and foremost, I would like to thank and appreciate Mr Lawson from Sigma Marketing (Singapore) for loaning me the Sigma 16mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN lens for making this review possible. Intro Similar to Sigma 30mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN, I refer to Sigma 16mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN as “Sigma 16mm f1.4” inContinue reading “Sigma 16mm f1.4 – A Good Alternative to XF16mm f1.4?”

Sigma 30mm f1.4 – Never Too Late

First of all, allow me to thank Mr Lawson from Sigma Marketing (Singapore) for loaning me the Sigma 30mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN lens for a review. I appreciate his support to make this review a reality. Intro Sigma 30mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN (I will just call it Sigma 30mm in short for theContinue reading “Sigma 30mm f1.4 – Never Too Late”

X-E4: Minimalism = Limitation?

Is minimalism equal to limitation? In a way, yes. Minimalism is by keeping things as simple as possible, limited yet still functioning as what it suppose to be. In this case, X-E4 has done it and did it right. It has the most minimalistic design Fujifilm has ever created. The design is a bold move.Continue reading “X-E4: Minimalism = Limitation?”

XF23mm f1.4 R – is the Classic still worth buying in 2022?

After three months of delay, the successor of the classic XF23mm f1.4 R has finally arrived on our shore this month. While the price of the newly launched lens is priced at USD 900, the predecessor is easily available between USD 600 to 700~ ish. Is it worth saving the $200 ~ $300 difference? InContinue reading “XF23mm f1.4 R – is the Classic still worth buying in 2022?”

XF23mm f1.4 WR: The Last Piece of The New Generation Trinity Lens

First and foremost, I appreciate Mr. Keitaro So, Divisional Head of Fujifilm Asia Pacific, for his generosity in providing the loan for the XF23mm f1.4 R LM WR and Fuji X-S10. By the time this review is online, the units had returned back to Fujifilm Asia Pacific. On a side note XF23mm f1.4 WR (IContinue reading “XF23mm f1.4 WR: The Last Piece of The New Generation Trinity Lens”

My Top 12 Most Favorite Photos in 2021

2021 comes and goes. In this pandemic year, I have gained quite fruitful experiences. In this year, I have a total of 22 posts, 11 of them are reviews of camera gears and lenses. All thanks to the opportunities given by Mr. Keitaro So, Divisional Head of Fujifilm, and Cles Distribution of Tamron Singapore andContinue reading “My Top 12 Most Favorite Photos in 2021”

Looking back my Japan trip in monochrome

It was a blink of an eye that 2 years has passed since my last overseas holiday trip. It was in November 2019 and then covid-19 begans. Friends who know me and follow my Instagram are kinda irate about me sharing my belated Japan trip photos since early this year. (It is coming to anContinue reading “Looking back my Japan trip in monochrome”

Staycation with XF23mm f1.4 WR

It’s the time of the year where people spend their holidays overseas. Although there are countries open up with the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL), we decide to have a short staycation in one of the hotels in the heart of the Singapore shopping belt. All thanks to Mr. Keitaro So, Divisional Head of Fujifilm AsiaContinue reading “Staycation with XF23mm f1.4 WR”