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Dec 14

Snapshots: Minichamps Mercedes GP W01

Friend of mine gave me this awesome Michael Schumacher Minichamps model for my birthday recently! Woo! Shots were done with the SB-600 fired wirelessly. The model itself was placed on a glass table with a black backdrop.

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Nov 12

Snapshots: Manfrotto 190X ProB tripod with 488RC2 ballhead

There I was sitting in the room fiddling with my Nikon D7000 and SB600 flash itching to snap something. Question¬† was, “What do I snap?” A friend of mine had just returned my Manfrotto 190X ProB tripod and it was just sitting there staring at me (if a tripod could stare). I decided to do …

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Nov 08

Snapshot: Break the rules

For the best results in macro photography, there are a number of guidelines one must observe. These are: use a tripod use a tripod use a tripod A tripod is essential when taking macros. Using a tripod ensures that your images are crisp and clear by reducing camera shake. It also allows you to properly …

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Mar 19

First impressions: Tokina AT-X 116 Pro DX 11-16mm F/2.8 ultra wide angle lens

300% crop, notice the blue / yellow chromatic aberration

I’ve been itching for a new lens for a while now, but deciding on what to buy on a limited budget is always tough. In the end, I narrowed down the choices to an ultra wide or a 70-200mm zoom. On the ultra wide end, there are many options from Nikon, Sigma, Tamron and Tokina. …

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Mar 01

Maha low-discharge batteries

  I just got my second set of Maha PowerEx Imedion batteries!¬†I’ve been using rechargeable batteries ever since I got my first remote controlled car. Back then, the batteries were NiCd (nickel-cadmium), took 6-10 hours to fully charge, lasted about an hour (non-stop use) and probably didn’t even hit 1000mAh. These days, NiCd has mostly …

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