101th post and 2 awards

This s the 101th blog post and we’re happy to be still blogging after 1 year and 3 months. First I would like to thank my dear readers who frequently visit this site;… Continue reading

Sony E-mount 35mm f1.8 OSS Review

The Sony E-mount 35mm f1.8 is a capable walkaround prime lens. On the cropped APS-C sensor of the Sony NEX camera bodies, it has a large maximum aperture and also an equivalent focal… Continue reading

Wanted Creatives

I’ve recently stumbled on a beautiful blog and hope to share with you.

Cerberus Beach House – A Legendary Visit

My travel log in a foreign place is not punctuated by stops for great food. But rather, often the cuisine is the focus, and my travel adventures revolve around the place where I… Continue reading

Sunny Day Creatives

Amazing macro work I’ve found on a fellow WordPress blog.

Before Sunset at Brighton – A Photo Tour

I have never imagined Melbourne to be this beautiful. Just before sunset on an autumn day, I was at the bayside walking along the Bayside Coastal Trail that connected Sandringham to Brighton Beach.… Continue reading

Fitzroy Gardens

On a sunny day in Melbourne, I walked into the Fitzroy Gardens after a light lunch. Located on the southeastern edge of the Central Business District, it is not the largest park in the… Continue reading

We’re All in the Gutter But Some of Us Are Looking at the Stars

The city that I live in!

Bayside Adventure – A Photo Story

After breakfast, I took the train south, towards Sandringham. Sandringham station lies along the Bayside Coastal Trail in Melbourne, and the trail runs from Brighton to Beaumaris and there are many cliffs and… Continue reading

Nokton Classic 40/1.4

The long story Back in early 2012, the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm f1.4 is the first lens I bought after using the kit lens on the NEX-3 for 6 months or so. I… Continue reading

Treasury Gardens

The Old Treasury Building on Spring Street in Melbourne, was once home to the Treasury Department of the Government of Victoria, but is now a museum of Melbourne history, known as the Old… Continue reading

Alexandra Gardens & South Yarra

Alexandra Gardens are located on the south bank of the Yarra River, opposite Federation Square and the Melbourne Central Business District. It is connected to an expansive park area, consisting of King’s Domain &… Continue reading

I’m back

To my dear readers: From Arnold Schwarzenegger’s best quote: “I’m Back!” Believe it or not, my favorite movie of all time is Terminator 2. Black and white bears have been lazy and not… Continue reading

Seasons Greetings!

  An early Merry Christmas to you all! It is not that cold here in Hong Kong but there are always fabulous decorations all over the place in the city. Everyone on this… Continue reading


An Italian Delight Aurora is located on the 10th floor of Altira, a five-star luxury hotel in Macau, the capital of casinos in Southeast Asia. The restaurant has panoramic views over the shores… Continue reading

Calton Hill

Our adventures in Scotland were punctuated by times of bad weather. Thick clouds and heavy rain did not deter us from visiting one of the historic icons in Edinburgh, Scotland, and we set… Continue reading

Scotland in Panoramas

The two-day bus tour to Scottish highlands was full of surprises. Standing in front of the breathtaking sceneries of the numerous glens and lochs, I was in awe. Although I tried to capture… Continue reading