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18 Aug: Jingshan Park, Beijing, China

This post will be a short one. If you travel to Beijing, a must visit location is the Forbidden City…

28 Jul: Fujinon GF110 vs GF100-200

I often get asked how the Fujinon GF100-200 compares to the Fujinon GF110 at 110MM. I don’t think this question…

15 Jul: Image Management Part 3

This is part 3 of a 3 part series on image management for travelling photography hobbyists. The first covered preparing…

05 Jul: Whistler, Canada

During a very short trip to Whistler in British Columbia, Canada, we had a target to go for a hike…

16 Jun: Chiang Mai Redux, Thailand

For the keen readers of this blog, you’ll know that I’ve shown pictures from Chiang Mai in the not to…

31 May: Chengdu, China

Chengdu is the capital city in Sichuan Province, located in Western China. Chengdu is famous for its spicy food, laidback…

18 May: Image Management Part 2

This is part 2 of a 3 part series on image management for travelling photography hobbyists. The first covered preparing…

03 May: Fujinon GF100-200 Review

I’m surprised to be writing this review of the GF100-200mmF5.6 R LM OIS WR lens because I had no intention…

29 Apr: Sunrise in Toronto

This post will be a very short one. I had a conference to attend in Toronto earlier this month and…

28 Apr: Image Management Part 1

There are two questions I get asked frequently from this site (usually via the contact form, although I wish they’d…

24 Apr: Gubei Watertown, China

Beijing is known for a lot of interesting things like its stunning historical architecture, or its concentration of a handful…

19 Apr: Kyoto, Japan

For this trip to Japan, we kept the itinerary simple with three nights in Osaka and four nights in Kyoto….

15 Apr: Osaka, Japan

Living in Asia has many perks compared to my home country of Canada. One of the best perks is the…

23 Mar: Weekend in Mumbai, India

This post will be a short one because I only spent a long weekend in Mumbai. The purpose of the…

22 Mar: Survey results: Does camera sensor size matter?

Thank you for the 500+ responses! I want to start off by thanking the survey respondents who took the time…

17 Mar: Does camera sensor size matter?

For the longest time, I’ve been wanting to conduct a quantitative survey of whether sensor size really matters. Every photographer I know cares…

03 Mar: Inle Lake, Myanmar

After Mandalay, we then headed south to Inle Lake, where there’s a traditional fishing community thriving on the influx of…

01 Mar: Mandalay, Myanmar

After the breathtaking scenery in Bagan and the life changing vistas of the pagodas framing the rising and setting sun,…

19 Feb: Ultimate Travel Charger

My search for the ultimate travel charger may soon be coming to an end. With the new GaN technology chargers…

13 Feb: Bagan, Myanmar

Our Myanmar trip had started off very well with two excellent nights in Yangon. We were already finding the people…

08 Feb: Yangon, Myanmar

The series of posts coming up in the next few weeks have been two years in the making. Due to…

01 Feb: Nitecore FX2 Pro Review

One of the first things I do when I buy a new camera is to buy a second battery. Fortunately,…

25 Jan: Negombo, Sri Lanka

Our next and final stop on the Sri Lanka trip was Negombo. This is a common first or last stop…

19 Jan: Dambulla, Sri Lanka

If you’ve been following this Sri Lanka series from the beginning, you’ll have read that we re-arranged our trip in…

15 Jan: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

After the excellent train ride from Ella Station to Nanu Oya Station, it was only a short drive to our…

10 Jan: Ella to Nuwara Eliya Train, Sri Lanka

Next stop on the journey turned out to be a real adventure and one of the highlights of the trip….

07 Jan: Matara, Sri Lanka

Matara is a major city in Sri Lanka on the southern coast, about 160km south of Colombo. It’s served by the E01 Southern Expressway which…

06 Jan: GFX 50R in Sri Lanka

I’m surprised at the level of interest in a relatively expensive medium format camera, but am excited to see more people interested in joining the Fujifilm club. I should warn you…

04 Jan: Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle is a city on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, about two hours away from Colombo by car. It’s famously known for Galle Fort, the fortified old city founded by the…

04 Jan: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Every year around Christmas time, we take an extended vacation to close off the year. For this year, we decided to visit Sri Lanka for the first time.

14 Dec: Medium Format Travel Camera

Some things in life just feel right, from the very first moment you lay your eyes on them. In my first impressions review…

04 Dec: Fujifilm GFX 50R – First Impressions Review

I should start this first impressions review by talking about trade-offs. We all have to make them in life, all day, every day.

03 Nov: Chiang Mai, Thailand

A city you can wrap your arms around Please note the images below and the travel commentary were recorded in…

28 Sep: Capture One Image Workflow

A simple Capture One Pro workflow I originally setup this blog to share travel information and images, but 3/4 of…

21 Sep: Jinshanling, China

The quiet Great Wall of China If you’re a frequent visitor to this site, you’ll know that I currently live…

17 Sep: Sunshine Coast, Canada

Beautiful British Columbia indeed! I’m going to cheat a little bit on two things.  First, this is supposed to be…

19 Aug: Luang Prabang, Laos

The laid back city of Southeast Asia Back home in Canada, some of my closest friends are from Laos. They…

07 Jul: Ko Samui, Thailand

The Perfect Island It was only a few weeks ago that I wrote a post about Hua Hin and here…

22 Jun: Yangshuo, China

The karst peaks paradise Please note the images below and the travel commentary were recorded in November 2017.  Yangshuo is…

07 Jun: Hua Hin, Thailand

Paradise, only 3.5 hours away from Bangkok I had never heard of Hua Hin before, but when my friends from…

14 Apr: Jodhpur, India

The blue city After Udaipur, we headed west towards Pakistan to Jodhpur, the “blue city” and the “sun city”. It…

13 Apr: Udaipur, India

The city of lakes We jumped on a short 40mins flight down south to Udaipur and were blown away by…

12 Apr: Jaipur, India

The pink city We jumped in the car and headed west from Agra to Jaipur, a route that took around…

11 Apr: Agra, India

Home of the Taj Mahal At 11am, right after breakfast, we headed over by car to Agra, the home of…

10 Apr: Delhi, India

The capital city I had been curious about India for some time, and when the opportunity came up to visit,…

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