Category Archives: Macro | Close Up Photography

To Swim or To Fly.

Amphibians are often viewed as slimy uninteresting creatures. Few people show interest in frogs and toads, let alone to investigate deeper into their biology and behavior. This is probably due to the fact that most amphibians that live near human

To Swim or To Fly.

Amphibians are often viewed as slimy uninteresting creatures. Few people show interest in frogs and toads, let alone to investigate deeper into their biology and behavior. This is probably due to the fact that most amphibians that live near human

My Expression | Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS

Back in early November 2012 I was in a dilemma. In a week time I will be off to Laos for a 2-week symposium which includes an excursion to a beautiful waterfall resort and some street marauding in the capital

My Expression | Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS

Back in early November 2012 I was in a dilemma. In a week time I will be off to Laos for a 2-week symposium which includes an excursion to a beautiful waterfall resort and some street marauding in the capital

Olympus Malaysia Macro Photography Workshop 2013

Olympus Malaysia will be conducting an event for those who love nature and macro photography this March. And, as I am very lazy to write in my own words about this great event, allow me to restate whatever it has

Olympus Malaysia Macro Photography Workshop 2013

Olympus Malaysia will be conducting an event for those who love nature and macro photography this March. And, as I am very lazy to write in my own words about this great event, allow me to restate whatever it has

Pasar Karat | Flea Market Batu Pahat

Flea markets (Pasar karat in Malay) are growing in popularity among Malaysians. These are the places people go looking for unusual items such as antiques, bric-a-brac, collector items, used electrical gadget and many other interesting and rare souvenirs. Flea markets

Pasar Karat | Flea Market Batu Pahat

Flea markets (Pasar karat in Malay) are growing in popularity among Malaysians. These are the places people go looking for unusual items such as antiques, bric-a-brac, collector items, used electrical gadget and many other interesting and rare souvenirs. Flea markets

Exposed I | Review M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Behind the scene during the field test of the M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Note | Select 720p for better viewing

Exposed I | Review M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Behind the scene during the field test of the M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Note | Select 720p for better viewing

Trailer | Video with M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 macro

Prior to release a review on video shots using this lens, I am posting a collection of video footages taken using the lens. The video was taken using the OM-D E-M5 unit loaned by Olympus. Original score by ahmadjaa. Note

Trailer | Video with M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 macro

Prior to release a review on video shots using this lens, I am posting a collection of video footages taken using the lens. The video was taken using the OM-D E-M5 unit loaned by Olympus. Original score by ahmadjaa. Note

Review | M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 macro Episode 1 & 2

People who have been long enough in the Four Thirds system might remember that back in 2006 there was a little pink dot in the Olympus Four Thirds lens roadmap which translates to a High Grade 100mm macro. Even shortly

Review | M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 macro Episode 1 & 2

People who have been long enough in the Four Thirds system might remember that back in 2006 there was a little pink dot in the Olympus Four Thirds lens roadmap which translates to a High Grade 100mm macro. Even shortly

Sneak Peek at the M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro Field Test

O-MD E-M5 + M.ZD 12-50mm | Panasonic HDC-SD90 A short teaser and behind the scene images during Amir Ridhwan’s field testing of the M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens at Kemensah forest with SuzailanJai and ahmadjaa as supporting crews. Note

Sneak Peek at the M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro Field Test

O-MD E-M5 + M.ZD 12-50mm | Panasonic HDC-SD90 A short teaser and behind the scene images during Amir Ridhwan’s field testing of the M.Zuiko Digital 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens at Kemensah forest with SuzailanJai and ahmadjaa as supporting crews. Note

Preview | M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm 1:2.8 Macro

Olympus has launched their first macro lens for the Micro Four Thirds system, a 60mm f/2.8, an addition to the fine Zuiko optics. The lens construction includes an ED element in addition to the E-HR and 2 HR lenses. As

Preview | M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm 1:2.8 Macro

Olympus has launched their first macro lens for the Micro Four Thirds system, a 60mm f/2.8, an addition to the fine Zuiko optics. The lens construction includes an ED element in addition to the E-HR and 2 HR lenses. As

Featured Image | Red Feast

E-5 + EX-25 + ZD 50mm f/2 + FL 50R  f/6.3 | ISO 200 | 1/100s | ahmadjaa This is one of my early shots when I started nature macro photography. One thing that I should have done better was

Featured Image | Red Feast

E-5 + EX-25 + ZD 50mm f/2 + FL 50R  f/6.3 | ISO 200 | 1/100s | ahmadjaa This is one of my early shots when I started nature macro photography. One thing that I should have done better was

Featured Image | Mothercare

Kemensah forest E30 + EX-25 +  ZD 50mm f/2 f/13 | ISO 100 | 1/250s | Amir Ridhwan This mother huntsman spider was photographed at night in a forest trail. I had the EX-25 attached to my ZD 50mm f/2

Featured Image | Mothercare

Kemensah forest E30 + EX-25 +  ZD 50mm f/2 f/13 | ISO 100 | 1/250s | Amir Ridhwan This mother huntsman spider was photographed at night in a forest trail. I had the EX-25 attached to my ZD 50mm f/2