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Kenneth Wong

Kenneth Wong

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Affection

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What you see here is an extension of my state of mind. No composites, just old-fashioned dodging and burning
  • Hasselblad H4D-40
  • Sinar F2
  • Linhof Super Technika V
  • Linhof Kardan Standard
  • Linhof Kardan Color GT
  • Graflex Speed Graphic
  • Olympus OM-D E-M5
  • Contax T2
  • Leica M Monochrom
  • Hasselblad 500C/M
  • Hasselblad 503CXi
  • Hasselblad 501CM
  • Leica M9P
  • Fujifilm X100
  • Contax T2
  • Nikon-W 90mm f8
  • Olympus 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 kit lens
  • Aero-Ektar 178mm f2.5
  • Nikon-W 90mm f8
  • Hasselblad 180mm f4 CF
  • Hasselblad 80mm f2.8 CFI
  • Hasselblad 120mm Makro-Planar f4 CF
  • Hasselblad HC 100mm f2.2
  • Hasselblad HC 35mm f3.5
  • Hasselblad HC 150mm f3.2 N
  • Hasselblad HC 50mm f3.5
  • Leica Summicron 35mm v4
  • Aero-Ektar 178mm f2.5
  • Leica Elmarit 135mm f2.8 with goggles
  • Leica Summicron 50mm Pre-ASPH
  • Hasselblad HCD 28mm f4
  • Hasselblad 13mm extension tube
  • Hasselblad HTS 1.5
  • Hasselblad Global Image Locator
  • Hasselblad 26mm extension tube
  • Hasselblad HVM waist level viewfinder

Taming the beast

Published October 7th, 2011

Headed out for a photowalk in Satwa today with a couple of cameras while waiting to meet up with friends for lunch. Shot two rolls of 120 on the 500CM with the 80mm f2.8 lens, and will be dropping them off when I pick up last week's rolls from the lab tomorrow. E100 slide film and I don't have the best relationship, but I shot with Portra 160 in the other back, so let's hope something good comes out of it. I'm really enjoying shooting with the 500CM since I picked up the metered prism finder, no regrets there!

On the other hand, the Hasselblad H4D-31 that I picked up in Singapore earlier last month has been a really tough beast to tame. Nailing AF on a digital medium format system is like trying to shoot in a decathlon using a .22 handgun - lots of misses. Some shots came out well, but I need to get my head around the metering system - lots of shots came out weird. More practice is needed, but I need to take more time to get the shot instead of shooting it like my D3s (up, AF-ON, half ...

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Blown away

Published July 26th, 2011

It's been just two days since I stumbled upon 500px, and the quality of photographers here, the creativity and skill just blow me away. It has been a truly eye-opening and humbling experience as I watch professionals around the world manipulate light and colors to create stunning images.

I really need to up my game, but I don't know where to start.

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