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  1. Aberdeen

  2. Trip to Taipei

  3. Osaka walk

    Osaka is a great city for strolling around and buying used vinyl. See my other posts here and here Source
  4. Hamburgo

    Some more photos from Northern Germany. Next up is HK - promise Source
  5. When and why did you start taking analogue photos? I actually learnt photography on a film camera but my camera bag was stolen when I was travelling and by the time I had enough money to buy a new camera I reasoned that a digital camera would suit me better as the World appeared to be going down that road. After a few years using my digital SLR I felt my photography and plateaued, kind of hit a wall. Basically my enthusiasm had dipped and wanted to try something new. I looked back through my old photographs from my travels and loved what I saw. I realised that my photography had maybe even regressed since I started using a digital camera and put simply I just prefer the look of film. I decided one day that I wanted to use film again. I wanted to push myself photographically. I decided I wanted a fully manual camera as I'd never used one before so I settled on a Nikon FM2. Probably my most used 35mm camera. How many cameras do you have and which one is your favorite? I think I own around forty cameras. I've been acquiring them for roughly the last 2 to 3 years. They include SLRs, a TLR, a couple of rangefinders a few toy cameras and a bunch of compacts. They all work, all get used and none of them has cost as much as my digital SLR did. My favourite 35mm is probably my Nikon FM2. It's simple, manual, mechanical and reliable. I've recently bought a Mamiya RB67 which I'm really enjoying. Although quite big and heavy it's extremely versatile as it has interchangeable and revolving backs. Very handy. I have to give a nod to my Mamiya C220 as well, a medium format SLR which I love. Where do you buy gear or film in HK and where do you develop your film? I shop around for my gear and film. I've found 1 or 2 places in Tsim Sha Tsui for gear and I get my film developed at Dotwell Photographic ,also in TST, until I can afford a flat big enough to do my own! For film I mostly use Chung Pui Photo in Stanley Street in Central. I've found their prices to be the best in Hong Kong for most film. I use a few others for various things including Dotwell, Mirama Photo Supplies, also in Stanley Street and Wing Shing Photo Supplies in Mong Kong. I get my Fuji pack film from Polab in Wan Chai. matthewdallow.co.uk/ Source
  6. Yuck 'n Yum

    My photograph is in the latest spring edition of Yuck 'n Yum zine! Check it out here Source
  7. Berlin II

    I bought two cameras in Berlin, two Olympus XAs with flash. Nice little cameras! Source
  8. Berlin I

  9. Trip to Po Toi

    Taken with a Canon Prima 5 and Agfa Vista Source
  10. Check out the stunning analogue portraits by Shima Eleven. Some of them taken with an unusual Ebony 45SU . I especially like his series Folks and their Camera When and why did you start taking analogue photos?I finished my first Degree in Journalism but I never been a Photo reporter before. Because a long time ago I started taking analogue portraits How many cameras do you have and which one is your favorite?Hahahaha... It's hard to tell you the exact numbers, because I never count. I use a half frame camera, Lomo, 135, Medium Format , Large Format and Polaroid too. I use Ebony 45SU (4x5 Large Format) and Philips & son 8x10 Explorer (8x10 Large Format) for recently. Where do you buy gear or film in HK and where do you develop your film? I like B&W Photography and develop it by myself. Most of my gear is from second hand shop in Hong Kong, eBay and some Camera Collectors. Here are some of his photos on flickr Ebony 45SUR.H. Phillips & Sons 8x10Pentax 67IISource
  11. Revue 400SE Review

    The 400SE is a cool little rangefinder camera from the 70s that was made by Foto Quelle a popular German Photo retailer. It's a great camera to carry around daily with it's fast and sharp lens, though it's a little on the heavy side for its size Battery: The camera needs a 1.3V mercury battery to operate the light meter. These are now illegal worldwide, so I used a 1.5V battery. Some sites say the higher voltage makes the light meter mess up, but I haven't had any problems with it so far. Other sites aso recommend Zinc Air batteries for hearing aid, these ave exactly the right voltage, The light meter is attached to the top of the lens, so when you put the lens cap back on it saves battery. Focusing: This camera focuses from 0.9 meter until infinity. Focusing is easy, it uses a so-called "coincident image focusing device". In the viewfinder a small spot which is slightly yellowish needs to be aligned with the whole image. This part will be in focus then. Just turn the lens focusing ring until the two images in the viewfinder line up perfectly. Here is a great explanation of this. Sometimes with these cameras the viewfinder can be a bit foggy which makes focussing difficult in low light situations. There are tutorial online on how to clean the viewfinder using Ethanol oder Isopropanol, but I'm not experienced enough to attempt that. Also it's quite difficult to focus moving objects. It might be even better to just use the distance indication on the lens. The lens REVUENON 40mm F1.7 is really sharp and the results if focused correctly are great. If your subject is closer than 1.5meter you need to make sure the subject is within the paralax lines of the viewfinder. Exposure: The light meter is a cds light meter. It has an exposure lock if you press the shutter half With this camera you pick the shutter speed and it will chose the aperture accordingly. The manual gives the following guidelines Sunny = 1/500sec Cloudy = 1/125sec Indoors = 1/30sec For shots with 1/30sec and under you are supposed to use a tripod and a cable release to avoid blurry results. The needle in the viewfinder will show you any under or over-exposure. Is the needle in the middle yellow part exposure is correct. You can use a filter without adjusting the exposure. Problems: -The lens cap is super flimsy wobbly piece of rubber and doesn't lock in any way to it's very easy to loose it. -The original bag is also some cheap fake leather that just kind of falls apart after a few uses. -The foam on the film door disintegrates and becomes somewhat sticky. Mine even sticks to the film canister. It might also effect focusing if it has completely disappeared. -Viewfinder on mine is a bit foggy and dark -Battery might be a problem but hasn't been for me so far Here are some photos taken with the Revue 400 SE and here are some more Great little camera Source
  12. EHO Box Camera

    This is an EHO Box Camera, a simple box camera from 1931. Here are some photos: Source
  13. Causeway Bay

    One of my photos is photo of the day on Lokofoto ! Source
  14. This is the first part of a series on analogue photographers in Hong Kong ALEX S.F.C (Alex Chen) takes stunning film photographs in Hong Kong. I especially like his night time shots. Check out his flickr stream. When and why did you start taking analogue photos? I started taking film since 2004 as I was amazed by film's texture. The first film camera I used was Lomo LCA, followed by Contax T3 which is a point-and-shoot camera, but it surpasses the quality of many DSLR. How many cameras do you have and which one is your favorite? I have 7 film cameras and 1 DC. Leica MP is my all time favourite, I love its classic outlook, sturdy metallic body, high reliability, silent shutter and function-able even without battery. Where do you buy gear or film in HK and where do you develop your film? Most of my cameras were bought from the Internet. I have my films developed in Colorluxe Express in Wan Chai. Source
  15. Lamma Island

    Some more photos taken with the Revue 400SE and Agfa Vista Film. Happy New Year Of The Snake!PS you can buy a print of the first photograph on society6. Click Here Source
  16. Fisheye

  17. Revue 400 SE Photos

  18. Cheung Kee Copper

  19. I'm going to Macau, then Shen Zhen, then finally to Hong Kong with 4 of my friends. I've referred to a few itinerary in this forum and drafted out my own version of itinerary. But, I suppose I still need some opinions or may be some changes by sifu here? So, can u please help me to improve my itinerary ? Thanks a lot. I will be going Macau as my first stop on 8th July 2013. All the hotels has yet to be booked. Planning to stay in Taipa(Macau), Shen Zhen(did not check out yet), Kowloon ( Yau Ma Tei ), then Causeway Bay. So, roughly, I will need to look for 4 hotels/hostels/lodges. I'm on budget, so I am looking for accommodation that are less than RM150 per pax per night. As long as the accomodations are clean and internet access. Here's my itinerary. 8-7-2013 Macau 1. 7pm Reached Macau International Airport 2. Sign up an Octopus Card ( Adult HKD 100 ) 3. Pass through imigration 4. Check-in to hotel ( Hotel has yet to be confirmed , most probably staying in Taipa Island ) 5. Take shuttle to Venetian, Citry of Dreams, The Sands Cotail Channel 6. Lord Stow's Bakery (安德鲁饼店) (Shop 2119a) 7. Gondola Rides (Shop 2301 or Shop 2660) 8. Shopping, dining & casino 9. Vquarium, entrance to the casion (City of Dreams) 10. Back to Hotel 9-7-2013 Macau 1. Breakfast 2. Take shuttle in Macau Ferry Terminal to Macau Island 3. Take shuttle to area around Grand Lisboa Casino ( Will be staying in that area at night ) 4. Walk towards Margaret's Café e Nata (瑪嘉烈葡塔) ( Closed at 8pm ), Edificio Kam Loi 5. Visit A-Ma Temple in Barra Hill. 6. Take bus number 6 to Senado Square (議事亭前地). There is a post office here. ( Postcards ) 7. Lunch at Ou Mun Café (澳門咖啡) 8. Take bus number 18 or Walk towards Ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral (圣保罗大教堂) , Na Cha Temple 9. Pork chop bun at Café Tai Lei Loi Kei (大利來記咖啡室) near Macau Creations (Edificio Tsui Nga)or at 94 Visit Koi Kei Bakery (), Edificio Mang Fung (), (next to St. Paul's Cathedral) 10. Take bus 18A to Tap Seac Square to change bus (number 2) to Lou Lim Leoc Garden and Dr. Memorial of Sun Yat Sen 11. Take bus (number N2 ) back to Dr. Carlos Park, walk 5 mins to see Guan Yin Statue. 12. Take shuttle bus back to Bus stop in Grand Lisboa Casino, proceed back to hotel in Taipa. 10-7-2013 Shen Zhen ( http://www.ctshk.com/english/useful/chinesevisa.htm ) 1. Breakfast 2. Take shuttle bus ( MT1 / MT2 ) to Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal 3. Take ferry ( 1 hour and 20mins ) / Take turbojet ( 1 hour ) to Shen Zhen 4. Visit Window of the World and watch night show. 5. Overnight in hotel in Shen Zhen (has yet to be confirmed ) 11-7-2013 Shen Zhen – Kowloon ( HK ) 1. Earliest turbojet or Cotaijet , depart to Tsim Sha Tsui's China Hong Kong Ferry Terminal and take cab or MTR to your hotel ( Yau Ma Tei ). ( might take 2 hours ) 2. Check in hotel and take a shower, have lunch around Yau Ma Tei. A lot of good food can be found in Yau Ma Tei. 3. Kowloon Park at 22, Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui 4. Hong Kong Museum Of History 100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon. 5. Take MTR to Kowloon. 6. The DHL Hong Kong Balloon ( Hot Air Balloon ) HKD 150 Address: 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon Phone: (852) 2559 2944 Website: http://dhlhongkongballoon.com/ Latitude: 22.3046021 Longitude: 114.1602421 7. Take MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui East 8. Dinner suckling pig rice (乳猪饭) at Hing Fat Restaurant or (兴发烧味茶餐厅)at Ashley Road, TST. 9. At night , visit Clock Tower (尖沙咀鐘樓) 10. Stroll around Victoria Habour , and Avenue of Stars 11. Take MTR back to Yau Ma Tei 12-7-2013 Kowloon ( HK ) – Disneyland (buy ticket online ) 1. Take hotel shuttle to Yau Ma Tei station. 2. Take MTR from Yau Ma Tei station to Lai King (茘景) station Change MTR line at Lai King (茘景) station to Sunny Bay ( 欣澳) station Change MTR line at Sunny Bay ( 欣澳) station to Disneyland Resort (迪士尼) station 3. Fun & dining at Disneyland 4. MTR back to Hotel. 13-7-2013 Kowloon (HK) – Ocean Park ( Buy ticket online ) 1. Take MTR from Yau Ma Tei station to Admiralty (金鐘) station Take Citybus Route 629 to go Ocean Park 2. Fun & lunch at Ocean Park 3. Take bus 629 back to Admiralty (金鐘) station , then MTR Wan Chai (灣仔) station 4. Dinner at Wing Wah Noodle Shop (永華麵家) 5. Take MTR at Wan Chai (灣仔) station to Admiralty (金鐘) interchange station to Mong Kok (旺角) station( 好旺角麵家), Seaview Congee Shop (海景粥店) at Mong kok for 皮疍艇仔粥 and 炸两. 6. Ladies Street (女人街) / Tung Choi Street (通菜街), Sport Shoes Street (波鞋街) / Fa Yuen Street (花園街), Temple Street (廟街). 7. Return back to hotel 14-7-2013 Hong Kong Island – Causeway Bay 1. Breakfast 2. Check out from Hotel in Yau Ma Tei, proceed to Causeway Bay ( Hong Kong Inn to check in ) 3. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to see the Golden Bauhinia statue. ( Symbol of HK’s independence from the British ) 4. Tsing Ma Bridge 5. Shopping at Times Square & SOGO 6. Take MTR from Causeway Bay (銅鑼灣) station to Central (中環) station 7. Mid-level escalator 8. Visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum 9. At night, visit Lan Kwai Fong (drinks/ party ) 15-7-2013Hong Kong Island to Repulse Bay & Stanley *** If got typhoon in July, then need plan B. *** 1. Hollywood Road, Pottinger Street, and some local feast around Gough Street like Sing Heung Yuen and Kau Kee Beef Brisket. 2. Repulse Bay Take Buses No.6, 6A, 6X, 260 or 262 (bound for Stanley) from Central's Exchange Square or Central's Star Ferry Pier, and get off at Repulse Bay. 3. Stanley Take 6 (http://www.nwstbus.c...ype=D&company=5) or 6X (http://www.nwstbus.c...ype=D&company=5) from Central Exchange Square to Repulse Bay, then from the same bus stop, take 6 or 6X to Stanley Then from Stanley, take bus no. 73 (http://www.nwstbus.c...ype=D&company=5 ) then get off at 26th stop, near the pier of free shuttle ferry to Jumbo Kingdom (http://www.jumbo.com...eng/contact.php). 4. Dinner at Jumbo Floating Restaurant. 15-7-2013Hong Kong Island – Plan B Stanley Market 1. Take MTR to Central and walk to Exchange Square, take bus no. 6 or 6X and get off at Stanley Village. Then from there take the same bus back to Central Exchange Square, take bus no. 15 to The Peak. 2. After finished The Peak and Sky Terrace, take Peak Tram to Lower Peak Tram Terminus in Central, and take bus no. 15C from there to Central Ferry Pier. 16-7-2013 Ngo Ping – Lantau Island ( Dai Yi Shan ) 1. Breakfast 2. Check out from hotel 3. Take shuttle to airport Early check-in the luggage 4. Take bus S1, S52 and S64 from airport to Citygate 5. Take Ngong Ping Tung Chung cable car ( Need to buy ticket online ) 6. Ngong Ping Village, Ngong Ping Piazza, Big Buddha 7. Return to Tung Chung for CityGate Mall (shopping & dining) 8. Take bus S1, S52 and S64 from Citygate to airport 9. Depart from Hong Kong back to Kuala Lumpur.
  20. Hi , I will bring my husband parents and hubby along . So is four of us . Day one Arrived at HK @ 1015 am . Take Airport BUS and reach hotel at Jordan . Drop Luggage and go Lunch . Lunch @ Mak Man Kee Noodle Shop Proceed go to Sha Tin for Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze) then go to Race Course then go to Fotan for dinner ( Dai Pai Dong ) After Dinner Night Market Fa Yuen Street . Day Two Breakfast - Australia Dairy Farm Proceed go Big Buddha and Lantau Island Trip Lunch - Vege Lunch After That - Proceed to CityGate Shopping Dinner - ??? After that proceed 1881 HERITAGE CLOCK and AVENUE OF STARS and symphony of lighs How to take ferry during symphony of lights . Day Three Breakfast - congee Proceed got to Ocean Park After Ocean Park got to The Peak - Lion's Pavilion at The Peak Dinner Day Four Golden Bauhina Wong Tai Sin Go back KL
  21. Revue 400SE

    I got a new camera. A really cool Revue 400SE Photos coming soon! Source
  22. Yung Shue Wan

    RIP to all the victims of the Lamma Ferry collision. What a tragedy. Source
  23. Jule

  24. Water

    no time to take any photos at the moment :/ Source
  25. Pause

    1- Sheung Wan 2- Central 3- Lamma Source