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Alvin Soon / Associate Features Editor

I like coffee and cameras, but not together.

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.

Joe McNally: 30 Years of Photography in 1 Night

Alvin Soon

In case you don't know the name Joe McNally, he's a critically acclaimed photographer who's shot for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, LIFE and National Geographic. Joe was in town last night to give a talk about his years in photography - and you bet I was there.

Favorite Compact Camera of the Year

Alvin Soon

It's that time of the year again to wonder where the heck 2010 went, and reflect upon the highs and lows of the year. As a camera reviewer, I had some fun cameras to play with this year, and these are my favorite compact cameras of the year.

New S-LED Printers Promise Quality without Bulk

Alvin Soon

Chances are you've never heard of S-LED printers - and for good reason. S-LED, short for Self-scanning Light-Emitting Diode, is a brand new reinvention of LED printing from Fuji Xerox, built into Fuji Xerox's first printers for the consumer market. So why invent a new technology for printers when they could have just gone laser?

A Noob Visits AFA X for the First Time

Alvin Soon

So, Anime Festival Asia 2010, a.k.a. AFA X, came and went over the weekend. I'd never been to one before, and I'll have to admit that my anime watching days ended after I left my teens. But I decided to check it out, and boy, was it a real eye-opener.

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