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Celebrating Women

Celebrating Women

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Miscellaneous

Today marks the International Women’s Day. Although it is not widely acknowledged as an important date in Malaysia, it does serve an important function – to remind people every year of half the human race. We have traveled far from ancient times, when women were not counted as important as livestock, to the present day, where (almost) the whole world has recognized the important role that women plays in everyday life. Here’s to hoping that I will live to see the day when a woman can travel anywhere in the world, and count on the equal respect of everybody she meets. Happy International Women’s...

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KL Bird Park Visit

KL Bird Park Visit

Posted by on Mar 29, 2015 in Miscellaneous

I’ve not really paid much attention to birds before. They were there, they were overhead, and sometimes, they were a pest. My visit to the KL Bird Park last week showed me another side to them. Featuring many species of birds, the park boasted a large free-fly aviary, creating a natural habitat for its inhabitants. This was already my fourth visit, and I still find it difficult to identify the rarer species. For more information, please visit their website...

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New Nikon Launches

New Nikon Launches

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Miscellaneous

(Pictures courtesy of Go Communications). Nikon Malaysia Sdn Bhd has just announced the launch of the Nikon D5500, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-20mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II and the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR. Taking photography to new creative heights is made easier. The Nikon D5500 is a 24.2-megapixel DX-format camera designed for aspiring photographers seeking to challenge convention by creating images in new and exciting ways. As the world’s smallest, lightest and slimmest DSLR, the D5500 with wireless connectivity delivers intuitive operations to complement the inspiration of a great shot, be it still images or videos. With the combination of a vari-angle LCD monitor with touch-screen control, intelligent eye-sensor, and optimized image review, the DSLR fits comfortably as a trusty companion for capturing those ‘eureka’ moments of photography. Crafted for those looking to achieve maximum image quality from a lightweight lens, the AF-S NIKKOR 300MM F/4E PF ED VR incorporates Nikon’s Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element for the first time in NIKKOR lenses, resulting in a remarkably light 755 grams. Photographers will also enjoy the immense flexibility needed to get the perfectly timed shot as the highly portable AF-S NIKKOR 300MM F/4E PF ED VR also features a Vibration Reduction (VR) system of 4.5 stops, thus enabling the omission of a tripod. Shoot gorgeous panoramas, exciting close-ups and everything in between effortlessly withthe remarkably compact AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200MM F/4-5.6G ED VR II announced by Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd today. A perfect companion for DX-format DSLRs,the portable telephoto zoom lens with a 55 to 200 mm focal-length range and f/4-5.6 maximum aperture help users capture fine details and vivid colours. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200MM F/4-5.6G ED VR II combines great focal length with renowned NIKKOR optical technology and a light body to empower photographers on the move to effortlessly shoot sharp images,even at a distance....

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