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  • Lomo LC-A+ : Review as a LC-A+ newbie

    written by yokekei on 2013-07-06 in #reviews
    Lomo LC-A+ : Review as a LC-A+ newbie

    Finally, I manged to get a Lomo LC-A+ this year. I am wondering why so many people love it and are mad about this camera before I experienced it. There are too many people that have a mindset that "I will get a great photo or an amazing shot if I am using the LC-A+". But sorry to say that a camera does not give a great photo but the person shooting does.

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  • Supersampler: A Toy and a Functional Camera

    written by yokekei on 2013-05-27 in #reviews
    Supersampler: A Toy and a Functional Camera

    A very special analogue camera which advances film by pulling its ripcord. It looks like a toy and it sounds like a toy, but it is not a toy. It is a 100% functional analogue camera - the Supersampler.

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  • Everyone is a Great Model in Lomographs

    written by yokekei on 2013-04-30 in #lifestyle
    Everyone is a Great Model in Lomographs

    Everyone is a great model in lomographs. One of the reasons why I love to share photos in Lomography is because we are just like a big family who are addicted to lomo. Everyone looks great and natural--we are who we are, that's what I can see through our beloved lomographers' photos.

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  • Jump With Your Analogue Cameras!

    written by yokekei on 2013-04-12 in #lifestyle
    Jump With Your Analogue Cameras!

    I feel happy and excited when I view all those "jump" photos by our beloved lomographers. Why do I like those photos? The reason is simple: because I can feel their happiness and their great moments wherever they are. I guess, this is one of the great things about photo sharing. Share your happiness with others through photographs!

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  • Exploring Malacca: A State Rich of Historical Background in Malaysia

    written by yokekei on 2013-03-28 in #world #locations
    Exploring Malacca: A State Rich of Historical Background in Malaysia

    If you travelling to Malaysia, I most recommend Malacca. This is because it is a great to visit, with its rich historical and cultural background from previous Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. The centre of city was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in year 2008.

  • Purify Yourself at Pura Tirta Empul, Bali

    written by yokekei on 2013-03-04 in #world #locations
    Purify Yourself at Pura Tirta Empul, Bali

    Pura Tirta Empul is a Hindu temple in Bali Island, Indonesia. The name of "Tirta Empul" means "crystal clear stream". It is famous for its holy water where people go for purification and various religious ceremonies.

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  • Uluwatu Temple, Bali

    written by yokekei on 2013-01-31 in #world #locations
    Uluwatu Temple, Bali

    Uluwatu Temple officially known as Pura Luhur Uluwatu, a Balinese sea temple in Bali. Built in the 11th century, it is one of nine directional temples meant to protect Bali from evil spirits. Uluwatu Temple is a must visit place when you travel to Bali, Indonesia since it is an awesome and spectacular place.

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  • My Analogue Resolutions This 2013

    written by yokekei on 2013-01-15 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Resolutions This 2013

    Again, it's the first month of another year. There are too many analogue tasks waiting for me this 2013. My mind has been filled with lots of analogue ideas and dreams since last year. Thus, I wish I will be able to do it well. Below are my top 10 analogue resolutions for 2013.

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  • My 2012 in Analogue: A Special and Memorable Year for Me

    written by yokekei on 2013-01-07 in #lifestyle
    My 2012 in Analogue: A Special and Memorable Year for Me

    Year 2012 was a special year to me. Many things happened in that year that brought me so much happiness and unforgettable memories. I feel glad that I found analogue photography as a hobby. It brightened up my life and brought me so much surprise within this past few years, especially in 2012.

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  • Up in the Air: Fly with Malaysia's First No Frills Airline

    written by yokekei on 2012-12-20 in #world #locations
    Up in the Air: Fly with Malaysia's First No Frills Airline

    We all love to capture airports, flights, sky and clouds every time we travel by plane. Although they are seemingly identical photos, the time, places and people are totally different. The most important thing is that each flight's memories is unique and the only one.

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  • My 2012 in Analogue: Smiles For My Cameras

    written by yokekei on 2012-12-20 in #lifestyle
    My 2012 in Analogue: Smiles For My Cameras

    Time flies. It's December again. I found that I used analogue cameras instead of digital cameras in 2012. To be honest, I almost forgot about my digital camera but my analogue cameras are always with me almost everyday.

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  • Dreaming of a Lomo Holiday: I Want a Lomo LC-A+!

    written by yokekei on 2012-12-18 in #lifestyle
    Dreaming of a Lomo Holiday: I Want a Lomo LC-A+!

    Christmas is coming. It's time to hang those colorful Christmas socks and make a wish. Mr Santa, I wish to get a Lomo LC-A+ for the holidays... No no no, I WANT a Lomo LC-A+ to be with me in the future days. I wish Mr. Santa will let my dream come true.

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  • My Childhood in Analogue: My Standard Poses

    written by yokekei on 2012-11-01 in #lifestyle
    My Childhood in Analogue: My Standard Poses

    It's my turn to share some of my childhood photos. I do enjoy looking back at those photos when I was young, and I want to thank my parents for avidly documenting my childhood through photographs.

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  • Action Playback by SuperSampler

    written by yokekei on 2012-10-12 in #gear #tipster
    Action Playback by SuperSampler

    SuperSampler is an economic, fun, and practical recorder type of analogue camera. Simply bring it along on your journey and record your daily life. Feel free to playback your photos after one month and recall back your life in the past month. How sweet, isn't it?

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  • Autumn Leaves All Around: Add Some Colors into Your Lomographs

    written by yokekei on 2012-09-14 in #lifestyle
    Autumn Leaves All Around: Add Some Colors into Your Lomographs

    Autumn is a great season that gives natural vivid colors on our lomographs. The colors of Autumn are readily available at every four-season countries. The sky is blue, the grass is green, and trees are so colorful with shades of yellow, red to brown. The days are warm with the fresh wind and the nights are cool.

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  • Let's Go Visit the Leaning Tower of Malaysia!

    written by yokekei on 2012-08-30 in #world #locations
    Let's Go Visit the Leaning Tower of Malaysia!

    Let's go visit the Leaning Tower of Malaysia! The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan is one of the famous landmarks in Perak, and I would like to say that, in the whole of Malaysia as well. It is well known in Malaysia because of its leaning character, which is similar to the world famous Tower of Pisa in Italy. It takes about a 2.5 - 3 hour drive from Selangor.

  • Instax Mini 7s - Viewfinder Accuracy Issue

    written by yokekei on 2012-08-20 in #gear #tipster
    Instax Mini 7s - Viewfinder Accuracy Issue

    I wrote a review about aperture settings of the Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s recently. So now, what issues will you be facing while using Instax Mini 7s? So far, I found that the main issue for me is the viewfinder accuracy problem. I can't get the exact image as what I see through the viewfinder.

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  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s - Set it to the right aperture

    written by yokekei on 2012-08-09 in #reviews
    Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s - Set it to the right aperture

    Instant photography is not just a piece of history and should not to be eliminated. Fujifilm had planted a new life in instant photography successfully with Instax camera series. Now, we're not only able to experience the magic of instant photography, but it's also a part of our daily life.

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  • Seeing Double: Traveling through Lomographs

    written by yokekei on 2012-07-31 in #lifestyle
    Seeing Double: Traveling through Lomographs

    'I want to travel to Greece, Hong Kong, Macau, London, Korea, Japan...' I believe that many people are same like me, wishing to travel around with their beloved analogue cameras to many cities and countries. But in real life, we might be unable to travel to our dream cities or countries in just a short time. But no worries, we can travel to many cities and countries through lomographs now.

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  • Seeing Doubles: Painting Your Own Unique Image

    written by yokekei on 2012-07-18 in #lifestyle
    Seeing Doubles: Painting Your Own Unique Image

    Double exposures has become one of the important identities of analogue photography. Every double/multiple exposure image is unique. We got the freedom to paint whatever image we wanted with double/multiple exposure. The possibilities are unlimited.

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  • Seeing Double Upside-Down

    written by yokekei on 2012-07-12 in #gear #tipster
    Seeing Double Upside-Down

    There are countless great double/multi exposure photos in the Lomography Library. I was always impressed by those great overlapping photos. Double/multi exposures always give us a surprise and dreamy images just like a wonderful painting.

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  • A Visit to My Neighboring City: Samila Beach, Songkhla

    written by yokekei on 2012-07-02 in #world #locations
    A Visit to My Neighboring City: Samila Beach, Songkhla

    I visited Samila Beach on May 2012. It is located at Songkhla, Thailand, a city near Malaysia. It is about a 45-minute drive by from Hat Yai, Thailand. Most of the taxi or tuk-tuk drivers will fetch you from your location and bring you back.

  • Experience Hanok Stay at Eugene House, Seoul

    written by yokekei on 2012-05-21 in #world #locations
    Experience Hanok Stay at Eugene House, Seoul

    Do not miss the chance to experience Hanok Stay when you visit Seoul, South Korea. "Hanok Stay" means staying in a traditional Korean house. It is a great chance to experience traditional Korean lifestyle and culture.

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  • Dongdaemun: The Largest Wholesale and Retail Shopping District in Seoul

    written by yokekei on 2012-05-09 in #world #locations
    Dongdaemun: The Largest Wholesale and Retail Shopping District in Seoul

    Dongdaemun Market is the largest wholesale and retail shopping district in Seoul, South Korea. A very popular shopping and tourist destination. For those who love shopping, this is the place you can get a full range of fashion items that cover from head to toe.

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  • Myeongdong: A Great Place for Shopping and Dining in Seoul

    written by yokekei on 2012-05-03 in #world #locations
    Myeongdong: A Great Place for Shopping and Dining in Seoul

    Myeongdong is my favorite and highly-recommended shopping area in Seoul which features mid- to high-end stores and international brand outlets. Besides, this is a great place where you can get a nice variety of delicious local foods. It is a "must" visit for young people and tourists as it is also a center for sightseeing.

  • Between Pages Cafe: A Great Place to Enjoy a Cup of Coffee in Ssamziegil, Insadong

    written by yokekei on 2012-05-01 in #world #locations
    Between Pages Cafe: A Great Place to Enjoy a Cup of Coffee in Ssamziegil, Insadong

    Between Pages Cafe is an eye-catching and charming book/concept cafe, which is located at the fourth floor of Ssamziegil, Insadong (Seoul, South Korea). I would like to say that it is a popular cafe in Seoul, which provides a leisurely and comfortable environment.

  • Insadong: Representing the Culture of Seoul's Past and Present

    written by yokekei on 2012-04-23 in #world #locations
    Insadong: Representing the Culture of Seoul's Past and Present

    Insadong is a large market which is famous for antiques and artworks in Seoul, South Korea. Insadong Street contains a mixture of a historical and modern atmosphere and represents the culture of Korea's past and present. It is one of my favorite and highly-recommended places in Seoul.

  • Hongdae: Center for Young Art in Seoul

    written by yokekei on 2012-04-19 in #world #locations
    Hongdae: Center for Young Art in Seoul

    Hongdae - a place which is filled with creative design and art in Seoul, South Korea. It is especially well-known for creative designs and arts by local young designers. The Hongik University, which is famous for its leading fine arts and design programs is also located at the Hongdae area.

  • Ewha: A Great Place for Youngsters in Seoul, South Korea

    written by yokekei on 2012-04-13 in #world #locations
    Ewha: A Great Place for Youngsters in Seoul, South Korea

    The area of Ewha is well-known for being a great place to get the latest trendy fashions for the younger generation. It is located near the Ewha Womans University campus. For this trip, I brought along my Olympus XA2, which is loaded with expired DNP Centuria 200 and Eximus UWS which is then loaded with expired Fujichrome Provia 100F.

  • Wonderful Surprise from Eximus UWS

    written by yokekei on 2012-04-06 in #reviews
    Wonderful Surprise from Eximus UWS

    Eximus Wide and Slim - Another "clone" version of Vivitar UWS. Basically, it is the same camera with Vivitar UWS with black rubberized finishing casing. The new color combination, finishing and packaging of Eximus UWS had attracted me and it just looks smart and steady to me. Eximus UWS is a point and shoot 35mm camera with fixed f/11 aperture, 22mm wide angle fixed plastic lens and 1/125s fixed shutter speed.

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  • Olympus XA2: Amazing 35mm Compact Camera

    written by yokekei on 2012-03-14 in #reviews
    Olympus XA2: Amazing 35mm Compact Camera

    The Olympus XA2 is an amazing 35mm compact camera with a clamshell cover which protects the lens. A closed clamshell will automatically lock the shutter release, thus you don't have to worry about accidentally pressing it. It is absolutely a convenient and user-friendly camera.

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  • Top Tourist Spot In Seoul: Gyeongbokgung

    written by yokekei on 2012-02-23 in #world #locations
    Top Tourist Spot In Seoul: Gyeongbokgung

    Gyeongbokgung - one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Seoul, South Korea. Gyeongbokgong, also known as Gyeongbok Palace, is a royal palace located at northern Seoul. It was built in 1395. Gyeongbokgung is the most beautiful and remains the grandest of all five palaces. The name of "Gyeongbokgung" means "Palace of Shining Happiness" in English.

  • Seoul: A Friendly, Helpful, and Warm City

    written by yokekei on 2012-01-11 in #world #locations
    Seoul: A Friendly, Helpful, and Warm City

    I believe that most people will think of delicious food, shopping malls, and great weather whenever they talk about Seoul but for me, the deepest impression that Seoul left on me is the great people that live there. They are truly friendly, helpful, and warm.

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