News: LINE Characters Lend Cuteness to LG Pocket Photo

LG has teamed up with LINE, to release a brand-new design for its Pocket Photo (model: PD239SF), an inkless mobile photo printing device. Motifs of LINE characters will adorn the device, upping the style quotient. This special edition pocket photo will be up for grabs from today onwards at all Challenger outlets, and will retail at $229. ***** The portable and eye-pleasing LG Pocket Photo is one of the smallest mobile photo printing devices in the market. The LG Pocket Photo prints pictures rendered at a crystal clear 313dpi — perfect for sharing or displaying. After downloading and installing the free Pocket Photo editing app, users can wirelessly connect their smartphones or tablets and begin printing immediately. ***** A review…

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News: 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – Open for Entries

The Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s largest photography competition, has opened for entries on 01 June 2016. Created in 2007, the SWPA is into its 10th year of being an open platform for creative, talented photographers from all around the globe, to showcase their work, be recognized and a chance to be awarded for their amazing works. ***** In addition to the Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus competitions, the hunt is also on to find Singapore’s best photographer in the Singapore National award. Photographers are welcome to enter their work for free into any of the awards’ four competitions: Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus via www.worldphoto.org. The newly re-launched website gives a greater visual platform to the…

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Contest: Capture Greatness with G and G Master™ Lenses from Sony

Unleash your creativity and capture greatness through the use of G or G Master™ lenses from Sony through #GforGreatness Contest! Open to all photography enthusiasts from South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), the #GforGreatness Contest will focus on creativity, originality, and quality – to showcase new creative possibilities for imaging and art with unique lenses from Sony. Main point for this contest, all submitted entries have to be taken / shot with a G or G Master™ lenses. Interested participants who do not own a G or G Master™ lens, fret not! Visit the contest website to find out how to loan one of the lenses, for up to a week (first come first serve)(FAQ). Available lenses for…

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Thoughts: OBS Open House 2016 – Experience OBS

Ever wondered what outdoor activities and challenges Outward Bound Singapore managed for participating students? I did and jumped at the chance to visit during its Open House on 30 April, with a group of young students, parents + teachers and media. ***** A 10 minutes ferry ride (only for OBS participants) from Punggol Point Jetty, shuttled us quickly to Pulau Ubin campus. Upon disembarked, we were slightly mesmerized by the huge ship-like obstacle course beside the administration building. As we only have a couple of hours, we were given a quick tour of the grounds. We (my hubby and I) didn’t partake activities due to other commitments but here were what we learnt from the friendly instructors: Tripod Challenge Ropes…

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News: Every Day Is an Adventure with Sony’s Latest Action Cam

With an 11.1 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor paired with a ZEISS® Tessar lens, you can now capture your adventure in the dark with low-light sensitivity, change area coverage with new adjustable field of view, and get peerless high performance with the trio of Exmor R™ sensor, BIONZ X™ processor, and ZEISS® lens on the new Sony HDR-AS50 Action Cam! Advanced SteadyShot™ further helps suppresses tiny vibrations caused by bike riding and other activities so that you’ll only get smooth and blur-free footages. One of the incredible movie functions in this new Action Cam is 4K Time-lapse Capture, which lets you produce time-lapse movies easily by using high-quality 4K still images shot at designated intervals. By using the Action Cam Movie…

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News: Sony Introduces New α6300 Camera with World’s Fastest Autofocus and Sony Launches New G Master™ Brand of Interchangeable Lenses

12 Feb – Sony proudly announced its latest products – an addition to their award-winning line-up of mirror-less cameras, the α6300 and the new G Master™ Brand of Interchangeable Lenses. ***** Featuring a newly developed 24 Megapixel APS-C sensor and a completely revamped ‘4D’ AF system, the α6300 sits at the top of Sony’s APS-C mirrorless lineup. It is equipped with the world’s fastest (0.05-s) autofocus with the world’s most (425) phase-detection AF points, exemplary image quality and the ultimate in 4K recording. The α6300 with SELP1650 lens will be available at all Sony Stores, Sony Centres and selected Sony authorised dealers from March 2016. (Price – TBA) ***** Sony also introduced the new flagship G Master™ brand of interchangeable…

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