Day +616: Crazy Christmas photo

The silly season is called this because there is a bunch of people who get together, over-indulge, and act like fools. And it’s usually the parents / grandparents who ask for a group photograph. Most of the time, this picture is horrible, because it is the silly season, and people get together, over-indulge, and act […]

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Day +606: Christmas Bauble

With holidays less than a week away, Lydia & I would like to wish all of our clients a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. 2016 Has been a very exciting year for us professionally, with the establishment of Derek Chai Photography, a Sydney-based business specialising in wedding and family portraits. As we draw up […]

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Day +240: Playing tourist in my own city

It’s the last Saturday before Christmas, and I decided to play tourist. I took the train into the city to see what this city has to offer during the festive season. First stop: The QVB. Next stop: The Christmas tree in Martin Place. Other than the tree, there wasn’t much else to celebrate the season. […]

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Day +227: Going Wide

The Canon 16-35/2.8L ii lens represents the widest wide-angle lens I’ve ever owned, the previous being the short end of my 24-105. I’m sure that this is going to be a great lens for landscapes (I consider Disneyland a “landscape” too :-)). 16mm is wide, given that I shoot with full-frame cameras. Most people own […]

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