dear friend Victor Chin unveiled a collection
of 40 photographic prints at the National
Art Gallery yesterday. Triumph In The
face Of Disability is proudly sponsored by Applied
Imaging, Kodak and Malaysia
Central (MyCen). I urge all consummate pixel
peepers to go look at the beautiful prints. Behind the uplifting images
and poignant viewpoint, is a story of what a man can do with a camera and not
the other way around.
day, I hear camera owners (who are not necessary users) lament about being handicapped
by inadequate (mega) pixels, noisy sensors or a poor lens. There exists a widespread
belief that a dSLR will magically transform the buyer into a better photographer.
This misguided notion is perpetuated by people who devote their time to putting
down 'lesser' cameras, instead of doing the forgotten thing. Taking
Victor's powerful series of pictures were captured with
a humble Nikon Coolpix 320 (3.2 megapixels) point & shoot camera. Like Victor,
award-winning photojournalist Alex
Majoli is another artist who triumphed over equipment snobbery.
on the man, the exhibition, venues and dates here.
2005 TV SMITH
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