Tag: Tips

Fuji’s Telephoto Workhorse: Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 Review

I recently made the full switch to the Fujifilm X system for both commissioned and personal work. Previously, I had two separate systems for work and play, which…

My Shift from Canon to Fuji + Is the Fujifilm X-T1 Suitable for Professional Use?

The above question is one I asked myself a few times this year, especially when I was about to make the full shift from Canon to Fuji. I…

Sophie’s Gourmet Sardines – Food Photographer in the Philippines and South Korea

This past summer I took a one-month trip back home to the Philippines. It was a great time for family, friends, and travel. But I also wanted to…

Street Photography With a Mobile Phone: My Apps and Process From Start to Finish

I have a lot of photographic gear: cameras, lenses, tripods, drone, etc. But if I could have it my way, I would really just shoot everything on my…

Affordable Fujifilm X Astrophotography Kit + Milky Way Photography Tips

With the advent of better camera sensors and high-quality but affordable fast lenses, astro photography is more accessible than ever.  No wonder milky way and other types of…

Into Travel Photography? Start with your own town. – Asia Travel Photographer

Typically, people who are into travel and landscape photography tend to dream about exotic locations in foreign lands.  But I like to remind my photography students and friends…

2015 Year in Review (Part 1) – Korea Photographer Roy Cruz

First of all, I would like to wish everyone a happy new year!  I wish you all the best in 2016! It’s the new year again and it’s time to…

Environmental Portraits for Volvo Group Magazine – Korea Editorial Photographer

I was contacted by the Swedish content agency Spoon to do some environmental portraits for an upcoming issue of Volvo Group Magazine.  So I headed out to the Volvo…

Gyeongju Woljeong Bridge 월정교

A Weekend in Gyeongju – Korea Travel and Street Photography

Since I came to Korea in 2008, Gyeongju has been one of my absolute favorite places to visit.  The mix of natural and man-made beauty whose historical ties go…

Bono Lounge – Tongyeong Korea Commercial Food Photography + Tips – (보노라운지, 통영음식촬영)

Food photography has always been one of my favorite genres. It combines two things that I love to do – shooting and eating. 🙂 I was recently commissioned…

October 2013 Tear Sheets + Quick Tips on Getting Photos Noticed – Korea Editorial Photographer

My work was featured in a couple of publications last month. First up, we have PIK (Photographers in Korea). It’s a new magazine that, as the title states,…

Photographing Korean Novelist Kim Un Su (김언수) + Editorial Portrait Photography Tips

You know a shoot is going to go well when the subject breaks out two bottles of Heineken 5 minutes after you arrive. 😀 I was recently on…