Moving target

With a HK$999 price tag, there is plenty to like about Sony's new Cyber-shot DSC-S730 digital camera. This compact snapper does not compromise on imaging quality.

Sunday, 27 January, 2008, 12:00am

Something to smile about

Four-year-old Jasmine Christine Diep wants to show the world that photography is not just a skill or hobby for adults.

Jasmine's exhibition showcases more than 200 photos and she will be recognised as the 'World's Youngest Professional Photographer' by the Guinness Book of World Records.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Resolution revolution

Nikon's D300 DX-format digital single-lens reflex camera is likely to appeal to novices and professionals alike. Advanced features start with the 12.3-megapixel image sensor, which produces natural-looking images with fine detail and sharp resolution. The 'picture control system' helps adjust images according to the user's requirements.

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Indecent exposures

If Nobuyoshi Araki likes you, he'll take you to the bar he owns in the Kabukicho red-light district of Tokyo.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Lights, camera, action!

He is now a photographer but years ago Graham Uden took a gamble by switching careers

It's the ultimate in career satisfaction. Being paid to do a job that's been a lifetime passion. And photographer Graham Uden has managed to pull that off successfully. But that's not to say there hasn't been a lot of hard graft along the way.

6 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Raider of the lost art

Photographer, filmmaker and author Julian Lee Chi-Chiu (above) gazes at a collection of 20 works he created using the nigh obsolete process of image-transfer photo printing. 'These prints are like orphans,' he says.

26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Sound Bites

Why have you moved from documentary photography to close-ups of materials for your latest solo exhibition?

So Hing-keung:

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Negs over-easy

The idea of the open road plays an important part in the mythology of America, and few have photographed it as well as Stephen Shore. The New York-born photographer made a series of trips across the country during the 1970s, taking pictures of what he saw: diners, gas stations, hotel rooms and road junctions. His colour shots helped change the course of modern photography.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Get in the picture

E-mail pictures straight from your digital camera with Nikon's latest snapper, the Coolpix S50c. Wi-fi connectivity is this 7.2-megapixel camera's main selling point, as it supports the IEEE 802.11b/g protocol for wireless networks. With about 3,000 wireless hotspots in Hong Kong, sending photos could be as easy as taking them.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

The bigger picture

While they are bulkier than comparable models, Ricoh's Caplio cameras come with a wide-angle lens, allowing you to capture more of a scene.

They also use standard batteries, which is useful on trips where finding a power outlet to recharge is difficult.

27 May 2007 - 12:00am

Picture this

Kodak's EasyShare C763 zoom digital camera is ready to shoot, straight out of the box. It doesn't get any easier than that. And at HK$1,890, the price is right. The C763 is a 7.1-megapixel digital camera, which means you get clear, quality prints of up to 50cm x 76cm. Its 3x aspheric optical zoom lens allows you to get closer to your subject without losing picture quality.

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

Beyond Miracles

1a space

Ends May 27

Laurent Pernot's passion for photography stands out a mile in his video installations at 1a space. On top of his sensitivity for light, the French artist is well-versed in digital media.

10 May 2007 - 12:00am

Olympian effort

Want to upgrade from point-and-shoot digital photography? Then consider Olympus' new E-410 digital single-lens reflex camera, with features designed to please both serious photographers and novice users. Olympus touts the E-410 as 'the smallest, slimmest, lightest interchangeable lens digital SLR camera in the world today'.

6 May 2007 - 12:00am

TV report sparks rush for refunds

More mainland tourists returned to Hong Kong yesterday seeking refunds for items ranging from Swiss watches to digital cameras after watching last week's CCTV report about fakes.

8 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Stories to tell


Photographers take pictures of what they want people to see or what they think is important.

How does this photograph make you feel?

What messages is the photographer trying to convey?

Five adjectives about this photograph






30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am