Videography Review of the new Sigma 50-100mm f1.8 HSM DC Arts Lens

Videography Review of the new Sigma 50-100mm f1.8 HSM DC Arts Lens

Sigma has gone out of the tradition to launch a 50-100mm HSM DC Arts Lens for the cropped sensor (APS-C), and rightly so, has surprised many people for various reasons, one of which is the range of 50mm to 100mm, which translate to a 75mm-150mm, that comes close to a...
First impressions on the famous Nikon 58mm f1.4 lens

First impressions on the famous Nikon 58mm f1.4 lens

The famous Nikkor 58mm f1.4 lens that was introduced in 2013, succeeding one of the legendary Nikkor lens 58mm Noct f1.2 which was discontinued in 1997. This lens has its haters and a fair share of admirers, and it is true, this may not be the lens for everyone, but...
Working to your next level as Photographer

Working to your next level as Photographer

Where do you go now that you have picked up a camera and started making photos. Is there all to learning without an end goal to what a photographer can achieved? SGJP is in partnership with Photographic Society of Singapore (PSS) to organise this workshop. We have lined up some professionals...
My Impression on the Pentax 645Z Digital Medium Format Camera

My Impression on the Pentax 645Z Digital Medium Format Camera

A rather late review on a digital medium format camera by Pentax coined Pentax 645z. Thanks for Pentax for allowing me to have this beautiful medium format camera for a real end user field use in order to gather some thoughts on this review. Note: I am not paid for...
My first impression on the Olympus Pen-F

My first impression on the Olympus Pen-F

Olympus was one of the first camera manufacturer to take the jump into the micro four third format cameras and has remained as one of the leading micro-four third camera brands ever since. After years of the introduction of their OMD line up and an aging micro-four third sensor compared...
The Farm in Kranji

The Farm in Kranji

Took the afternoon of a hot and humid Sunday to go to the farm at Kranji and we met up with the team that is running the place and we had a real countryside lunch at the nice rustic looking cafe. It was an unique experience for a group of...
SGJP and PKG outing in Chinatown

SGJP and PKG outing in Chinatown

SGJP and PKG in conjunction, organised our first photowalk this year 2016 to chinatown, where we hope to immerse ourselves in the festive decorative atmosphere for the coming Lunar Chinese New Year where we are surrounded by a strong crowd and our photographers who continued after our official outing ended...
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SGJP's Wedding Shoot

SGJP’s Wedding Shoot

SGJP and the Black Agency, joint wedding shoot for a young couple from the start of the day to the end of the banquet. Here is the short slide where the photographers captured some of the more memorable earlier part of the day for the newly wed. SGJP is the non profit photography site that...
Another Tiong Bahru and Chinatown Walk.

Another Tiong Bahru and Chinatown Walk.

Had a short Tiong Bahru and Chinatown walk with the Leica Users Group Singapore Love the mural art on the wall and it is getting more and more popular around this part while the paintings actually do add some life into the neighbourhood and offer some interesting subjects for shooting as well. Chinatown has always...
The Sunday Afternoon at Kranji

The Sunday Afternoon at Kranji

The first stop was at the Kranji War Cemetery. It was an extremely hot day with the sun beating down on us relentlessly, but there was a certain sense of tranquility about this place that got me attracted to. Saw this head stone with the word: Known unto God, which resonates among everything that there...
Remembering Rochor Centre

Remembering Rochor Centre

Remembering Rochor Centre is part of the series of photo walks organised by SGJP. It is part of a community initiative to document Singapore in photography and allowing photographers both Amateur and Professional to contribute back to Singapore in photography. I never had any inspiration to shoot at this particular place – Rochor Centre, especially...
Returning photography back to Arts

Returning photography back to Arts

Today, we can go out on the streets, and see many people with their fanciful DSLR or snapping away on their phones, and the explosion of photos taken and putting it on the internet has never been higher. But there is a subtle difference between taking a picture and making a picture through photography. For...
Photography for a cause - Thorsten Von Overgaard

Photography for a cause – Thorsten Von Overgaard

The magic of Leica shown brighter tonight with one of the famous icon of Leica photography Mr Thorsten Von Overgaard, who is in Singapore in an exhibition to sell his photos to raise funds for the children in Cambodia. Seeing the face behind the famous name, and his works is a privilege and to hear...
The first workshop with NTUC and SGJP

The first workshop with NTUC and SGJP

A big thank you to all who joined us last month in Oct for the NTUC U Club and SGJP Photo Workshop at Little India. As promised, you can send us your photos and we will help in giving some comments on how to improve your composition, and do join us for the next workshop...
Photography Interest Groups in Singapore

Photography Interest Groups in Singapore

This is one of the quick guide to some of the main photography interest groups that you can be part of, and get to mingle with the fellow photographers in Singapore. These are some of the best places to learn from each other, get some tips and even join a few of their photo walks...
Interview with Ezekiel: SGJP's Photographer of the Month of August 2015

Interview with Ezekiel: SGJP’s Photographer of the Month of August 2015

SGJP has Mr Ezekiel Kok with us this interview as the Photographer of the Month of August 2015! We first got to know Ezekiel in one of our first few photo walks where we saw a supporter of the Fuji cameras! And we caught up with this photographer to ask him what photography means to...
Sony RX100 IV: Temptation comes in small size

Sony RX100 IV: Temptation comes in small size

It was almost decades ago when Leica, Nikon and Canon changed the face of photography by introducing 35mm in a smaller body, and later Leica introduced the first full frame compact with Leica M9. Today, could it be Sony starting to make history with the new Sony RX100 IV? The features of the new Sony...
A primer on "medium format" photography

A primer on “medium format” photography

As anyone who is very familiar with 35mm photography (which is most of SLR and DSLR), a medium format is an interesting alternative for any serious photographer to explore.
Photographer of July! Stephen Lee

Photographer of July! Stephen Lee

SGJP after a long absence (our apologies), catches up with our photographer of the month in July. We got to know Stephen in one of the photo walks and needless to say, we were impressed by Stephen’s enthusiasm in making art through his favourite Sony camera and the passion to share what he knows. In...