Blue Hour Photography in Singapore and Beyond

What I am Doing Now (17 June 2022)

Once again, I’m changing the post format. πŸ˜… Really can’t make up my mind. No more blogging, just occasional “photography life” updates only.

So, recently I’m thinking about making my gear smaller, e.g. shooting with a smaller camera and possibly with a single lens only.

For starters, I replaced my tripod with Manfrotto 055XPRO4 , which is smaller (54cm closed length) than my last one (Manfrotto 190CXPRO3 with 61cm closed length) yet slightly heavier and sturdier, as going smaller doesn’t mean compromising on image quality.

The next up is replacing my aging DSLR, namely Nikon D610 that I bought back in 2014. Since DSLR is dying, my next body will surely be mirrorless, but rather than simply sticking with Nikon, I might want to give others a try, as moving to mirrorless is a good chance to introduce changes. So, let’s see. πŸ˜…

Updated on 17 June 2022 from Singapore.

4 Comments

Daniel
June 17, 2022 | Permalink

Excited to see your experience with Mirrorless and which camera you end up choosing 😁 I’m still jealous of the new tripod, tempts me to upgrade mine too!

    June 17, 2022 | Permalink

    It’s a long overdue, but finally starting to explore the options! Yes, this tripod is short enough! No need to try hard to make it fit into my suitcase anymore. πŸ˜…

      Daniel
      June 17, 2022 | Permalink

      Yes it has been a while, I realized I’ve been through 3 FF bodies and I think 3 APSC bodies in the time you’ve owned one πŸ˜‚ I guess you’re content with upgrading PC too then? Yes it’s a hassle having to remove the head and take it apart to make it fit!

        June 18, 2022 | Permalink

        Haha, that’s a lot! In the meantime, I’ll use my work PC to open RAW and convert to DNG, then edit on my old MacBook Pro. πŸ˜…

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