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Asia Camera Museum, a Photography Lovers Heaven in Penang

If you can visit a tour in Penang, there are many interesting things that you can find. One of them is a museum with a variety of themes, ranging from history, art, and modern phenomena. One that is quite recommended is the Asia Camera Museum.

As the name implies, the Asia Camera Museum has hundreds of camera collections from time to time. You can even see camera units from the 1800s here. What a paradise for photography lovers!

A Colombian photography lover named Yolanda told us how she came to visit the Asia Camera Museum. And this is a unique story. Where he managed to win some money from Toto Macau bets on the official site, this Toto Macau game requires Yolanda to choose, guess and place numbers. And unexpectedly, the number he was betting on was the same as the number issued by the Bandar. Therefore he was entitled to get cash. From here, he bought plane tickets, booked hotels, and booked tickets to visit the museum.

Without further ado, let’s look at Yolanda’s story while taking a walk here.

# Located in The George Town Area

Asia Camera Museum houses old collections and various photographic equipment from several decades ago. Everything from lighting equipment to the dressing table can be seen here. The location is also very easy to reach because it is in the George Town area of ​​Malaysia.

The exact address is 71 Armenian Street, 10200, George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Once you arrive at a place that is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., you go up to the second floor. The entry ticket is only around RM15 to RM20.

# Collection of Old Cameras and Accessories

The Asia Camera Museum opened for the first time in early 2004. This place houses a collection of more than 1,000 cameras and their accessories. Some of them are very antique, and you may not have seen them before.

Not only from Malaysia, but several collectibles at the Asia Camera Museum were also imported from all over the world. The types also vary, from video recorders from the 1980s to old school cameras with large mirrors from the 1800s.

In addition, there are still some old products from Leica and Zeiss, two manufacturers who are certainly familiar to photography enthusiasts. You can also see some unique accessories such as lamps and others.

Oh yes, you don’t need to worry if you get around here because you will be accompanied by a guide. He will explain in detail about each collection on display. If something catches your eye, you can ask right away.

# There are Lots of Cool Spots

The Asia Camera Museum also has lots of cool angles that you can use as your photo background. One of them is the camera repair table, which is decorated with various repair equipment from the 60s. Taking pictures with the pose of fixing the camera here will certainly be interesting.

In addition, there is still an old photo studio spot, complete with a dressing table. This corner is decorated with several old photo collections, and there is even a photo that is claimed to be the oldest in Penang. Unfortunately, visitors are not allowed to take pictures because there is a copyright from the owner.

Not just looking, you can also try some old cameras that still work here. Very interesting.

# Dark Room

Another interesting spot that should not be missed is the Dark Room, aka the darkroom. This place is used to wash photos taken by analog cameras. A Traveler’s friend can get a little idea of ​​how the photo printing process was before the digital era.

As souvenirs, you can buy a variety of cute accessories. One that really caught my attention was the camera-shaped key chain. If the button is pressed, it can make a sound and flash like a real camera. The price is only RM20, you know.

That’s a little of my experience traveling at the Asia Camera Museum. For those of you who like photography or have a big interest in the history of technology, you can try stopping here. Guaranteed you will get many interesting and unforgettable experiences.

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Unique Photo Concepts That Make Your Baby Look Even Cuter

The presence of children in the midst of the family is the most beautiful gift. Since she was born, your attention has been devoted to her – from making sure her milk supply continues throughout the day, bathing her with mild soapy water, to forcing yourself to wake up at night so she can sleep soundly. Your hard work pays off seeing his funny face. Often, the crispy laughter and adorable behavior make you unable to record it on camera. You become more likely to take pictures of yourself than you and your husband.

Baby photoshoot

Your shots are not just like that, and you can try using this unique photo concept. When your baby grows up, he will surely be proud of his creative parents, or his cute and adorable poses!

1. Only by putting it on a blackboard with a picture, a baby who is sleeping soundly can tell a lot of things.

Do you just have kids? Nothing wrong, you know, photographing him on a blackboard with a picture. Maybe you like a shady and cool garden with various trees, so just draw garden elements on your board. From trees, bees, to snails, you can draw on the board. Or maybe you like the streets of the rainy season, then try to picture the atmosphere of the road that was flooded, complete with shops and lights. Next, put your baby to sleep on the board. You can also direct the style a bit and add the appropriate property, for example, skateboarding. With this creation, your baby’s photo will become more interesting!

2. Just by putting her to sleep on the glass, the portrait of the innocent baby’s face multiplies her adorable.

The funny and fond face of the baby should not be missed just like that, so taking pictures with the camera is something you must do. Now, to make your shots more interesting, you can try putting them to sleep on clear glass. Then let him sleep with the most comfortable pose, stomach, for example. The recorded image will make him look like he has a twin, apart from that, he’s cute and adorable face also doubles. Guaranteed you (and your friends) will not be bored looking at it.

3. Only by putting her to sleep in a webbed swing can a peaceful atmosphere of the uterus be created from a camera photo.

Life in the womb is the most magical thing for babies. Applying it to a memorable photo is an interesting idea. It’s easy, and you can use soft mesh or tulle fabric as a swing. Then, allow the body to curl up slightly as in the amniotic uterus. Then interpret it in black and white mode. This photo technique will not disturb him. In addition, this kind of photo is also more dramatic and magical.

Baby Photoshoot

4. The position of the baby wrapped in a white towel not only makes him more soundly, but his holiness will also shine freely.

The sacred face of a newborn human being is something that should not be missed, just like that. You can take pictures with this concept so that your image recording perfectly records innocent expressions. The trick, you cover the baby basket with a white cloth. Or maybe you can wrap her body with a soft towel. Then let him sleep with a natural pose. This method not only makes his natural expression perfectly recorded, but he can also fall asleep more soundly.

5. Direct your child to his stomach, then put a soft ballet skirt on his back. Your little baby will look more feminine.

Getting a beautiful baby photo is not difficult; one of the tips is by adding properties when he is asleep. If your baby is a beautiful princess, try directing her to sleep on her stomach. Then put on a soft ballet or tulle skirt. Pose like this is guaranteed to make your child look more feminine. Well, do you want to try applying it to your baby later?

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Application That Can Change Your Phone Camera as Pro as DSLR Camera

Professional photographers mostly have DSLR cameras to support their hobbies or professions.

The image produced by the camera is amazing and looks real. Not only that, but the lens can also be changed for certain purposes.

But the problem is, DSLR cameras are priced quite high. This makes some people have to be satisfied with a cellphone camera. This also causes the quality of the camera is one of the things to consider when buying a cellphone.

For those of you who are not satisfied with your mobile phone shots, be happy because there is an application that can change your HP camera to a DSLR equivalent. Anything? Check out the following list!

DSLR Application

Camera Zoom FX

Camera Zoom FX is a camera application that can have good control over mobile cameras. You can adjust the zoom, shutter speed, etc. like on a DSLR camera.

This application claims that they are applications that have the best zoom capabilities. There are other features that you can use, such as best shot mode, stable shot mode, time-lapse, to HDR.

Camera FV-5 Lite

Like a DSLR camera, Camera FV-5 Lite has settings to adjust the image to be captured. You can get the viewfinder display, focus mode, and white balance features. This application is also able to display exposure levels, and ISO lives, set whether you want to take pictures manually or automatically.

After Focus

The next application comes from MotionOne, which is AfterFocus. The advantage of this application is that it offers images with bokeh effects or background blur.

The trick is to choose which areas you want to highlight then blur the background. The result will be similar to DSLR camera shots.

DSLR Application

DSLR Camera Pro

As the name suggests, this application presents features that resemble DSLR cameras. How to use it is also easy; just one tap for each setting.

Because you want to be as similar as possible to your DSLR, you won’t find funny filters in this application. Instead, you can get various DSLR camera settings such as ISO and focus.

Camera Manual

What comes to your mind when you hear the word camera manual? Surely DSLR cameras and other professional cameras, right? This application has features similar to DSLRs. You can adjust the shutter speed, ISO, white balance, focus, and exposure.

Not only that, all of these features you can get for free. The resulting photo is very suitable for sharing on social media.

DSLR Camera: Photo Editor

Unlike the previous application suite, DSLR Camera: Photo Editor is a photo-editing application that can make photo quality as captured by a DSLR camera. You can apply a blur effect to the background and choose which areas to highlight. Other features that you will get are the contrast, exposure, image color settings, and others.

That is a review of 7 HP camera applications whose results can be equivalent to DSLRs. Are you ready to change your cellphone camera to DSLR? Good luck with the application above!

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How to Make Sport Photography as a Legit Business

To be a professional photographer we need to find and persuade new clients.

In order for us to find new clients the photography market in Asia is saturated and there is not any possibility of new photographers coming in or being able to attract new business. In order to find prospective clients for this we can use websites such as that for food, wine and much further up the ladder. You don’t necessarily need to give photographers appointments to do the travel. However if you do have a heavy teaching industrializing project go on lunch lunch meetings and just let people know about the photographer by talking about them on the lunch you will not get in any work. But if you don’t want to go on projects and just lead the photographs going if you ask me this does depend on how much you can find potential clients and what your income potential is.

If you have a lot of travelling involved, then by all means ask to come over to some restaurants and take photographs. But if you have a lot of freelance work and work part time then will not effectively turning myself anyone that will hire you if you have a lot of freelance photography. If you have shot several tutorial photographs meaning you all have the same clients and that’s no one that will hire you if their clients are the same as yours. You will find this rather difficult to do.

You need to know your business and your market particularly well and when you know what it is you need to sell yourself really well in order to do a good job. When you do this being consistent no one will hire you unless you coach them about seeing other photographers or clients.

Football Photography as The Leading of All Sports Photographer

Football Photographer by Sbobet
Football Photographer Illustration

In order to sell yourself well you need to be trained how to be a professional but more importantly you need to practice your photography and talk about yourself. Doing a fast train by trial and error process will often not work because you got up in the morning expecting to be done by Friday morning and you spent all day approaching photographers. Always hire a professional photographer that normally has a lot of experience and often in competition will want to know what it is they are doing wrong and if what they are doing is working look at what you can do if you sold yourself very well and has done almost everything we will recommend you do to be a professional.

One of the practice that you can get easily is joining Photo Hunt Competition, they really support you with model, venue and even free lunch and coffee. Usually sports book who sponsor the football club have tendency to held such kind of event. We had participate for Sbobet photo competition, which is the largest online gambling platform in Asia. The requirement for us as photographer was only to pay around $10 and also register in the main site to be eligible for participating in the competition. The prize was also quite appealing, you can get cash and credit balance in their sports book platform.