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

Leaves

Taken with the Carl Zeiss Sonnar 90mm T* (Contax G90) All taken at f2.8, it is indeed sharp even wide open. Some people say the quality is comparable to Leica, but of course… Continue reading

Voigtlander Super-Wide-Heliar 15mm f4.5

The Voigtlander Heliar 15mm f4.5 (LTM mount) is indeed a little gem. The wide-angle is sharp from corner to corner. As a rangefinder lens, it is compact too. On Sony NEX-6, it demonstrates… Continue reading

Mazda

The Mazda 6 is a fun car to drive.

Stairwell

Into the abyss…

Holly Brown

We finished off a late night movie with a tempting treat. Holly Brown is a popular ice creamery in town serving Italian gelato, fancy desserts and coffee. The name of the dessert is… Continue reading

Tosca

Tosca is located on the 102nd floor and offers Italian cuisine. Photos taken with VM 40/1.4. I find the lens quite sharp when stopped down.

Flowers

Taken with VM 40/1.4 with Hawk’s helicoid adapter.

Hokkaido

Hokkaido has a unique meaning to me.

Christmas lights

These Christmas lights are humble and small, unlike those enormous Christmas decorations in shopping malls in Hong Kong. But they do remind me of the real meaning of Christmas, which has nothing to… Continue reading

Around where I live

  Taken with NEX-3 and Carl Zeiss Sonnar 90/2.8, all shot at f2.8