This interview initially appeared on at Photograph IO, a blog dedicated to learning the ins and outs of photography. You can read it here.

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Photography tips techniques meant for the intermediate and advanced amateur photographer. Check the rest of them here.

One of the most misunderstood concepts in photography is the compression effect resulting from various focal lengths. Understanding the mechanics behind it and how it works is an essential thing to do if you are already understand the basics behind exposure, composition and wish to furthermore improve your photography.

First of all, before explaining how to use “lens compression”…


This interview initially appeared on at Photograph IO, a blog dedicated to learning the ins and outs of photography. You can read it here.

Today’s interview features a special guest, a mentor and certainly one of the best photographers out there in today’s world : Ming Thein. Ming Thein has always been one of our influencers here at Photograph IO with his transparent but evocative style of photography. He’s also one of the main driving reasons that pushed us to start this blog. Let’s begin this interview!

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Photograph IO : Hi Ming!

Ming Thein : Hello!

Photograph IO : To…


Why you can make excellent pictures with it

This interview initially appeared on at Photograph IO, a blog dedicated to learning the ins and outs of photography. You can read it here.

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Your kit lens isn’t nearly as bad as you think.

As the saying goes, quality lenses are a lot more important than good bodies when it comes to investing in camera gear. They last longer, retain their value more, and have more utility overall than, say, buying the latest DSLR that will become obsolete in 3 to 5 years. But if you are into photography for the first time, you’ll likely buy an entry level camera that comes bundled with an inferior, even crappy, kit lens…

Wei Xi Luo

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