Photohunter : 2015 May 14-19 East Java (Surabaya) Landscape Outing

Glad that we make another great and happy outing to East Java … thanks everyone that in the outing and hope everyone enjoy and learn something from everyone in the outing …

we spend 50% time at Papuma beach and the remaining @Mount Bromo …

I will slowly update pictures captured from this outing …

update 2015 May 22

– thanks Olympus Malaysia allow me to test their F1.8 fisheye to allow me to capture this

… a cold Milky | 很冷的银河 …

update 2015 May 21

… MilkyRise …

 

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Lenscoat – TravelHood

as most of us concern the hood is over size for our beg .. because of it we need to have bigger beg for travel … Lenscoat come out a solution which is TravelHood … this allow us to keep our hood flat and and carry outside from the beg too ..

LensCoat TravelHood from LensCoat on Vimeo.

The LensCoat TravelHood is available in Black, Realtree Max4, Digital Camo, and Forest Green Camo to match your LensCoat lens cover.

As with all LensCoat products, the TravelHood is proudly made in the USA.

Two models to choose.

Large: fits 400mm f2.8, 600mmf4, 800mm f5.6

Small: fits 300mm f2.8, 200-400mm f4, 500mm f4

 

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or let’s have look at the demo video

 

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Pipit series | liewwk

a common bird on field near garden, flat land , paddy area etc ….

 

update 2015 April 1

it build nest any where and this was just near the car park area

paddyfield pipit,田鹨,东方田鹨, Anthus rufulus

 

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Birding with Circular polarizer on Telephoto lenses … why ?

Nikon C-PL1L (52mm) & Canon PL-C52(Wii)

Nikon C-PL1L (52mm) & Canon PL-C52(Wii)

 

I like to use CPL on my landscape, and I ask myself do I need one for my birding and based on my understanding … I MUST have one :D … and I bought one for test …. (results from last years testing and now only I have time to share this)

beside getting better reflection … I seldom do wader photography … so not rally have test result … but I found it is very useful in the forest ….

let’s picture tell the story

we always have reflective leafs create “white spots” that we really hate to have .. e.g.

without CPL and Background reflective leafs create white spots

without CPL and Background reflective leafs create white spots

that I add in CPL and reduce the flare direction

with CPL rotate it to minimum flare ... the white spot gone :D

with CPL rotate it to minimum flare … the white spot gone :D

or another sample of our GEM of forest Garnet Pitta

without CPL or without rotate CPL to minimum flare

without CPL or without rotate CPL to minimum flare

with CPL rotate to minimum flare ...

with CPL rotate to minimum flare …

a simple video record while rotating the CPL

you can obviously see how the CPL help me :D

 if you interest on CANON PL-C52 (WII) or NIKON C-PL1L (52mm) feel free to contact me .. as I got limited units available

 

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what CPL effect you want (sharing on Landscape Photography)

 

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Quality Birding Hide – www.liewwkphoto.com

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I am using Taiwan design hide for years , and I loving it due to the Ventilation is good even without expose us (open the center opening for better ventilation) …

without open the center opening big we still look outside the hide and with better Ventilation

(look 1st picture below, from outside view into the hide is camo as well )

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(opening can open or close for better view and Ventilation )

 

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(from inside view outside)

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**** Extra layer for water/rain resistant (tested can withstand ~5 min of heavy rain ~20min of drizzling.

**** also come with ground layer so we can put our gears on the ground without dirty, scratch easily … also prevent leeches direct onto our leg/body.

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some unofficial dimension , just estimate measure

Folder Diameter – 45-50cm

Folder thickness 8-10cm

Open Height 130cm

Bottom Long x width  120cmx120cm

Upside Longx width 46cmx46cm

1 x door can close with zip

3 sides with 1 shooting arm, 1 observer window, 1 ventilation window (bottom)

 

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HAIDA ND Filter available @Malaysia

HAIDA Square CPL (100mmx100mm) filters

as many of my sharing .. CPL is one of the most important filter for me … I use it almost 90% of my landscape photography .. now we also bring you HAIDA 100mmx100mm Square CPL

some CPL sharing

what CPL effect can you get ? …

CPL .. yes or no …..

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you may contact me for more Square filters information or ORDER  HERE

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HAIDA 1000x ND 3.0/ ND1000 (10 stops)

HAIDA 1000x ND 3.0/ ND1000 (10 stops)

HAIDA 6 stops ND 1.8 (6 stops)

HAIDA 6 stops
ND 1.8 (6 stops)

HAIDA ND .9 / ND8 (3 stops)

HAIDA ND .9 / ND8 (3 stops)

HAIDA ND filters

neutral density filter or ND filter is filter reduce light going to the sensor … so create slower shutter speed  …. (normaly what we want) .

previously I only pick Lee Filter ND filters for my photography use as the color cast is minimum and best in the market …. recently many brands come out with their filters (square, screw in .. etc ) and some of them give very acceptable color cast and very good value of money … one of them I test is HAIDA …

based on first test few months back, I found HAIDA ND filters giving warmer cast and Lee actually giving colder cast …. but both are very acceptable and very easy to correct if we want to do so …

below are simple capture

– same ISO, same focus and spot area

– Auto White balance

– AV mode

– timer and all shooting continuously one after another

– direct raw-jpeg from DPP

no Filter

no Filter

ND .9 HAIDA

ND .9 HAIDA

ND .9 Lee Filter Pro Glass

ND .9 Lee Filter Pro Glass

ND 1.8 Haida

ND 1.8 Haida

ND 1.8 Lee Filter (Little stopper)

ND 1.8 Lee Filter (Little stopper)

ND 3.0 (10 stops) Haida

ND 3.0 (10 stops) Haida

ND 3.0 (10 stops) Lee Filter Big Stopper

ND 3.0 (10 stops) Lee Filter Big Stopper

 

from simple capture above , we can see the cast are minimum for both … whether slight warmer or colder than depend on personal preference …

 

 

 

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Snipe series | liewwk

 

1. greater painted snipe, 彩鹬

– a migrant that very shy , always found near pond, paddy… stand still not moving if not one approach especially see human will hiding

greater painted snipe, 彩鹬,Rostratula benghalensis

 

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Warbler/Cisticola series| 莺 | liewwk

 

1. zitting cisticola, 棕扇尾莺

The zitting cisticola or streaked fantail warbler (Cisticola juncidis), is widely distributed Old World warbler whose breeding range includes southern Europe, Africa (outside the deserts and rainforest), and southern Asia down to northern Australia. A small bird found mainly in grasslands, it is best identified by its rufous rump, lacks any gold on the collar and the brownish tail is tipped with white. During the breeding season, males have a zigzagging flight display accompanied by regular “zitting” calls that has been likened to repeated snips of a scissor. They build their pouch nest suspended within a clump of grass.

形态特征

体 小(10厘米)而具褐色纵纹的莺。腰黄褐色,尾端白色清晰。与非繁殖期的金头扇尾莺的区别在于白色眉纹较颈侧及颈背明显为浅。  虹膜-褐色;嘴-褐色;脚-粉红至近红色。  分布状况:亚种tinnabulans繁殖于中国华中及华东,越冬至华南及东南。常见于海拔1200米以下。 习 性 栖于开阔草地、稻田及甘蔗地,一般较金头扇尾莺更喜湿润地区。求偶飞行时雄鸟在其配偶上空作振翼停空并盘旋鸣叫。非繁殖期惧生而不易见到。 叫声描述 作波状炫耀飞行时发出一连串清脆的zit声。
- a bird always easy to “listen” but difficult to spot
- easier when feeding
update 2015 1 Jan

zitting cisticola, 棕扇尾莺, Cisticola juncidis

 

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falconet series | liewwk

Falconet , a smallest bird of prey … it move fast and stand high …

 

1.  black-thighed falconet, 黑腿小隼

– normally stand on top of dry tree

– move fast and prey dragonflies, small insects

update 2015 Feb 25

black-thighed falconet 黑腿小隼 “Microhierax fringillarius”

black-thighed falconet, 黑腿小隼

 

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OP/TECH USA now @MALAYSIA

OP/TECH USA

OP/TECH USA

 

some common strap that available ….

OP/TECH USA Super Classic , 3/8”

OP/TECH USA Super Classic , 3/8”

 

OP/TECH USA Pro Loop Strap

OP/TECH USA Pro Loop Strap

 

OP/TECH USA Bino/Cam Harness, Black Elastic,

OP/TECH USA Bino/Cam Harness, Black
Elastic,

 

 

Now , we also have OP/TECH USA strap … check out

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