Category Archive: Photography

Fastfood Frenzy

After a busy day at work we decided to have our dinner at a food court with a variety of fast food choices. The food was better than we expected! The shrimp burger… Continue reading

Contax G28

I recently bought this lens from a second hand shop. The price of the Contax G lenses are rising due to the popularity of the mirrorless systems which offer a digital body to… Continue reading

Tonkichi Tonkatsu

Tonkatsu (豚カツ, pork cutlet) is Japanese styled deep fried pork cutlet and this style of Japanese cuisine is increasingly popular in town. Tonkichi is a famous restaurant serving tonkatsu and other variations including deep fried… Continue reading

Random Desserts!

I have been quiet in this blog due to unforeseen circumstances, since my close relative was admitted to the hospital and had an operation done. Luckily he recovered from surgery well! I have… Continue reading

Dondonya

   Dondonya is a Japanese restaurant specializing in donburi (a Japanese rice bowl dish with assorted meats and vegetables), but it also serves curry, tempura and sashimi. It was our second time here… Continue reading

Bologne

Bologne is a new Japanese style Western restaurant that is quite popular in town. We frequented the restaurant on more than one occasion and were pleasantly surprised by the variety of dessert and… Continue reading

Fleur de Sel

Fleur de Sel is an exquisite French creperie serving authentic buckwheat crepes in Causeway Bay. The words “Fleur de Sel” literally mean “flower of salt”, which is the hand-harvested top layer of salt… Continue reading

Beas River

The Beas River is a river in Northern India, rising from the Himalayas. The Beas River Country Club, Hong Kong, has no relationship with that place other than the similar names. Club members… Continue reading

Repulse Bay

It was so good to have sunshine after a whole week of gloomy weather. It has rarely been so cold in Hong Kong! So we decided to have a weekend getaway to Repulse… Continue reading

Mix & Match

The old and new Guangzhou are not contradictory – they seem to complement each other and blend nicely together. There are trees lining along avenues and skyscrapers towering high up in the business… Continue reading

Colorful Streetscapes

This collection shows the vibrant side of Guangzhou, a Southern Chinese city – a mix and match of the old and new, streets packed with people and old, deserted alleys around the corner,… Continue reading

Cuisine

An assortment of Chinese cuisine in Guangzhou, China. It is supposed to be a capital for good food! Out of the following, the BBQ pork is the best. Pictures taken with the Voigtlander… Continue reading

Old Guangzhou

The Shamian Peninsula was free from the noisy Chinese New Year celebrations. It also contained the historical buildings which were erected over a century ago, hidden by the tall trees as old as… Continue reading

Day & Night

A transition from day to night at the Shing Moon River. First picture: Taken with CV 15/4.5 on NEX-3, 0.3 EV bracket, post-processing with Photomatix HDR. Second picture: taken with kit lens, 4s… Continue reading

Contax G90 on NEX-3

The Contax G90, officially known as the Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 90mm f/2.8, was designed for the autofocus Contax G1 and G2 camera bodies. The Contax bodies are considered advanced film cameras and… Continue reading

Into the Darkness

Taken with CV 40/1.4

Moss

Taken with CV 40/1.4

A story of bokeh

I have just updated the “equipment” pages. They are by no means a professional review, and they do not contain any technical details of the lenses. I wrote a short passage on using… Continue reading

Lost in translation

Hustle and bustle in a mall. Nothing special.

Hand in Hand

Out of camera jpeg with no editing