• Blog posts by Alvin Soon

Alvin Soon / Associate Features Editor

I like coffee and cameras, but not together.

The 1 Camera: What is Nikon Thinking? (Updated)

Alvin Soon

Nikon recently announced the new Nikon 1 system of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. Wondering what's Nikon thinking, releasing a small sensor camera to compete with others of its class? There's more to just that, so here's some info to better understand the Nikon 1 system. http://www.hardwarezone.com.sg/feature-behind-scenes-nikon-1

Why You Don't Need a DSLR Camera

Alvin Soon

Lots of people think that to upgrade from a compact camera and get better looking pictures you need to move up to a DSLR. But a DSLR might not be for you. That’s because every camera comes with pros and cons. And understanding what you need versus what you’re willing to suffer will help you make a better choice.

The Next Wave of Publishing

Alvin Soon

Like the internet revolution before it, the post-PC age presents both challenges and opportunities to the world of journalism in traditional publishing. Print journalism is dying and it needs to find a way to survive in post-PC media; the next wave of publishing.

Grandpa's on Facebook

Alvin Soon

I never knew my grandfathers. Both passed on while my parents were young, and because of that I have nothing to go on to remember them by; no pictures, no stories, no idea of where our families came from. If they had been on Facebook, things would have been completely different.

Using the MacBook Air as a Traveling Photographer's Backup

Alvin Soon

I've been curious about using the new MacBook Air as a traveling photographer's back-up machine ever since its debut in late 2010. Two weeks ago I was off to a work and play trip in New Zealand where I knew I'd be taking lots of photographs, so I loaned one from Apple and off we went to discover how it'd do.

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