ANZAC Day 2015

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

ANZAC Day fell on Saturday (two days ago) this year, and today we observe a public holiday in commemoration of all Australians who served in wartime. The State War Memorial in King’s Park is a well known location in Perth, and a beautiful place to visit. You’ll find memorials of a similar nature, if not on the same scale, throughout… Continue reading ANZAC Day 2015

Canon EOS 7D Mark II on special

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

Today’s issue of The West Australian has an advertisement from Camera Electronic with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II body at $1,988 (amongst other Canon specials) until 30 April 2015. This is $100 to $200 cheaper than most other major retailers in Perth currently. The 7D Mk II is one of the two main bodies I’d currently recommend for… Continue reading Canon EOS 7D Mark II on special

Easter 2015

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s power… Continue reading Easter 2015

Malaysian tea plantation

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

While low light action forms most of what I’ve shot over the past few years, I’ve been able to spend some time shooting in a more contemplative way. Photography can be a relaxing pastime if you want it to be. Below is an older photograph of a tea plantation I shot while visiting Malaysia. It… Continue reading Malaysian tea plantation

A guide to lenses

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

I just came across a nice guide to lenses, with both verbal and pictorial descriptions, by Armand Niculescu (29 March 2011). He goes over the basic parameters of lenses, as I’ve done, but provides more commentary and some helpful diagrams. It’s well worth taking a look if you’re learning what some of the technical terms mean.

A few tips

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

I originally provided the advice below to the Rhee Tae Kwon-Do Perth Region Photography Group in 2008, and perhaps it might be of some help to publish it here (slightly edited). Tips For those of you wanting a short list of my main tips, I provide it here. I strongly recommend that you go through the… Continue reading A few tips

Equipment recommendations

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

I originally provided the comments below to the Rhee Tae Kwon-Do Perth Region Photography Group in 2008, and it might be of some help to publish it here (slightly edited). Equipment Photography is something in which equipment does play an important role, even if the most important part of taking a good photograph is the photographer.… Continue reading Equipment recommendations

Elements of success

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I originally provided the advice below to the Rhee Tae Kwon-Do Perth Region Photography Group in 2008, and perhaps it might be of some help to publish it here (slightly edited). Technique To be a successful RTKD photographer, you have to be in the right place, at the right time, with the right skills and the… Continue reading Elements of success

Photographic terminology

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

I originally provided the information below to the Rhee Tae Kwon-Do Perth Region Photography Group in 2008, and perhaps it might be of some help to publish it here (slightly edited). Terminology Photography involves a certain amount of technical terminology. This can be daunting at first, but hopefully this guide will help clear things up… Continue reading Photographic terminology

March 2015 action

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

Here are some recent action photographs, all shot at f/2. The first six were at ISO1600 or ISO3200, and the effects of the fluorescent lighting are noticeable between frames. The next four photographs were shot at ISO1600, but in a different venue. It was easier to achieve consistent colour across frames for this second group… Continue reading March 2015 action