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15 Jun 2013

San Diego, Spring 2013

I had traveled to Southern California on family business back at the end of March, and thus while I did some sightseeing and processed a number of photos, I almost forgot to post them up here on my blog. I hadn’t gone sightseeing around San Diego in years, so I made sure to bring all my necessary equipment with me to make sure they weren’t just touristy snapshots. Special thanks to my friends Craig Reyna and Emmeline Rivera for driving […]

02 Jun 2013

Haila at Magnuson Park

Last year, I shot Haila’s Toyota Starlet for NWMotiv, but this time around Haila wanted to get some photos of her own. Thanks to some really assistance from our good friend Nosilla, I believe these photos turned out great. Each of these was taken with my Nikkor 70-200mm ƒ2.8 VR2.  I definitely plan to use some of these to replace some photos in my portfolio that have outstayed their welcome. Many thanks to Haila for being a great natural “model” […]

29 Jan 2013

Review: Olympus OM-D E-M5

I started using my first DSLR, a Nikon D70, back in September 2004. It was Nikon’s first consumer-level DSLR, with a whopping 6 megapixels and breakthrough high ISO performance. Since then, I’ve relied on the high quality of DSLRs to produce print-worthy photos, along with the use of the RAW file format to process photos to my own liking. Meanwhile, smaller cameras in point-and-shoots and phones couldn’t really come close in terms of quality, especially when it comes to high […]

26 Dec 2012

2012 Year in Review

In terms of my photography, I’d have to say that 2012 was a pivotal, life-changing year for me. I learned a lot of new techniques, sharpened many skills, and met a whole lot of great people. I thank each and every one of your for all of your support in this past year, and I’m very much looking forward to what lies ahead in 2013. Below, you’ll find some of my favorite photos that I’ve taken throughout 2012, divided by […]

17 Dec 2012

Before and After Edits

Lately, I’ve been going back and re-editing some old photos, just to see how I’d do things differently given all the time and experience that’s transpired since the original edit. Here are a few examples that I’d like to share: