Mount Santubong

Mount Santubong, 2658 feet above sea level, rises from Damai Peninsula surrounded by South China Sea.  Just 40 minutes drive and 35 km north of the the city of Kuching, state of Sarawak, it is a beautiful and diverse rainforest mountain with superb natural attractions.  The trail to the summit offers a good opportunity for … More Mount Santubong

Photographing in Mid-day Light with Tiffen 47 Blue Filter

We all knows that it is best to avoid shooting in the mid-day light.  As the light is harsh and contrast is very high, shadows appear very dark and highlights are always wash out. When I reached Santubong beach, it was nearly noontime. The sun was at its highest point, shining its harshest light on … More Photographing in Mid-day Light with Tiffen 47 Blue Filter

Tiffen #47 Filter: Captures Faux Color Images Without Any Editing

Tiffen #47 filter, which actually is a blue filter primarily for black-and-white photography, that accentuates haze and fog, for contrast effects and tonal corrections, is a wonderful filter when used with a full spectrum converted camera to capture dramatic landscapes.  With proper custom white balance setting, you can capture in camera faux color infrared images of … More Tiffen #47 Filter: Captures Faux Color Images Without Any Editing

World of the Unseen: The Faux Color of Pasir Panjang Beach

Pasir Panjang is one of the beach front traditonal villages in the Damai Peninsula of Borneo island. The Pasir Panjang beach is a place for family outing, holiday or vacation. It is around 22 km from Kuching city. This series of photos were captured at Pasir Panjang beach on a hot afternoon with blue sky … More World of the Unseen: The Faux Color of Pasir Panjang Beach

Infrared Photography with Full Spectrum Converted Camera

  I just acquired a Olympus E-PL5  full spectrum / infrared converted digital camera.  The standard internal hot mirror filter was removed and replaced with a clear mirror that allows UV/visible/infrared light to pass through.  To take infra red photo, an external infrared filter is attached to the lens. I also bought some infrared filters like … More Infrared Photography with Full Spectrum Converted Camera