Breathtaking Tibet: How to take great photographs in winter

Breathtaking Tibet: How to take great photographs in winter

FEATURE  /  19 Feb 2016

Just before the end of 2015, I spent two weeks in Tibet, shooting in the freezing winter, and loved it. How do you take great photographs in winter, when harsh weather is part of the process?

Photography tips: How to take great photos of people at night and low-light

Photography tips: How to take great photos of people at night and low-light

FEATURE  /  13 Feb 2016

Taking photos at night is challenging, and taking photos of your friends and family at night is even more challenging! But it can be done, and here are seven step-by-step photography tips on just how to do it.

Hands-on: The Olympus Pen-F is a new vintage beauty that feels great in the hands (*Updated with price*)

Hands-on: The Olympus Pen-F is a new vintage beauty that feels great in the hands (*Updated with price*)

FEATURE  /  12 Feb 2016

“A masterpiece for creating your own masterpieces” is how Olympus described their new Pen-F camera, and the latest addition to their Micro Four Thirds line of interchangeable lens cameras is very nicely crafted indeed. Here’s what it feels like to use one.

HWZ Deal Alert: 10th February 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 10th February 2016

FEATURE  /  10 Feb 2016

Still feeling worn out by all the Lunar New Year festivities? Or maybe you're wishing you applied for leave to extend the long weekend even further. Whichever it is, we've got just the thing to snap you out of your funk: Great deals from all across the web!

8 tech gadgets in red and gold to usher in the Lunar New Year

8 tech gadgets in red and gold to usher in the Lunar New Year

FEATURE  /  06 Feb 2016

Chinese New Year is all about renewal, and about having as much red and gold in the house to usher in good fortune and wealth. Here's our selection of eight tech items to ring in the new year right.

5 tech trends to keep an eye on in 2016

5 tech trends to keep an eye on in 2016

FEATURE  /  26 Jan 2016

What are some of the products and services that would define the tech industry this year? After the avalanche of announcements and product demos at CES 2016, we've much better clarity. Read on for our thoughts.

Travel Photography: Craftsmanship in South Korea

Travel Photography: Craftsmanship in South Korea

FEATURE  /  24 Jan 2016

How do you take great travel photographs that you'll love - using a smartphone? I spent seven days traveling around South Korea with an LG G4 to discover the answer, taking lots of bad photos but still ending up with photos that I love. Here's how I did it and what I learned along the way.

Hands-on: Casio's EXILIM TR70 is likely the best selfie camera you can buy today

Hands-on: Casio's EXILIM TR70 is likely the best selfie camera you can buy today

FEATURE  /  22 Jan 2016

The ultimate status symbol for selfie lovers is finally in Singapore, a month after its initial launch in Japan. We detail the key updates to the EXILIM EX-TR70 that makes it better than all its previous iterations.

First looks: Fujifilm's X-series cameras for 2016

First looks: Fujifilm's X-series cameras for 2016

FEATURE  /  17 Jan 2016

We take a quick look at the some of the latest products announced at Fujifilm's X-series anniversary event. Introducing the new X-Pro2, X70, and the new Fujinon XF100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR. Dive in to get familiar with these upcoming products.

Hands-on: The Sony RX1R II is a beast with an Achilles’ heel

Hands-on: The Sony RX1R II is a beast with an Achilles’ heel

FEATURE  /  31 Dec 2015

The Sony RX1R II is a beast in many ways: a compact, full-frame camera with a 42.4MP sensor, a 35mm f/2 ZEISS lens, a variable low-pass filter and a ground-breaking hybrid AF system. But it also has a serious Achilles’ heel.

HWZ Deal Alert: 11th December 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 11th December 2015

FEATURE  /  11 Dec 2015

TGIF! Just two weeks till Christmas! Time to get those last-minute presents bought and wrapped up. Haven't bought anything yet? Don't worry, we've got some great suggestions inside.

Casio massively upgrades freestyle camera, meet the new Exilim FR100

Casio massively upgrades freestyle camera, meet the new Exilim FR100

FEATURE  /  05 Dec 2015

Last year, Casio experimented with a concept camera design they termed the "freestyle" camera with a detachable module that allowed users to shoot from unexpected angles. They are now back with a much better and capable version - meet the Exilim FR100.

HWZ Deal Alert: 4th December 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 4th December 2015

FEATURE  /  04 Dec 2015

It's Friday again and we are finally into the last month of the year. Usher in December with some great deals here!

Cyber Monday 2015: Chase away the Monday blues with more deals and discounts!

Cyber Monday 2015: Chase away the Monday blues with more deals and discounts!

FEATURE  /  30 Nov 2015

The discounts aren’t over yet: Following Black Friday, we have Cyber Monday. Click through for some great deals (and prepare to be poisoned).

Hands-on with the Leica SL, Leica's new full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

Hands-on with the Leica SL, Leica's new full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

FEATURE  /  05 Nov 2015

Leica completes their line-up of cameras with the introduction of the new Leica SL, a 35mm full-frame format interchangeable lens camera. This is what it’s like to use one.

Street Photography: One day in Phnom Penh with the Panasonic Lumix GX8

Street Photography: One day in Phnom Penh with the Panasonic Lumix GX8

FEATURE  /  03 Nov 2015

This is a short story about two things. One is a hands-on shooting experience with the new Panasonic Lumix GX8. The second is catching glimpses of Cambodia, in the capital of Phnom Penh, for one brief day.

HWZ Deal Alert: 2nd November 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 2nd November 2015

FEATURE  /  02 Nov 2015

New month, new deals. Beat back the Monday blues with some of these sweet bargains! Check out what we've got today for shutterbugs, gamers, and even business professionals.

HWZ Deal Alert: 30th October 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 30th October 2015

FEATURE  /  30 Oct 2015

Another week, another round of cool deals. Here are some great deals to usher in the weekend.

Selfies on film! First looks at the Fujifilm Instax Mini 70

Selfies on film! First looks at the Fujifilm Instax Mini 70

FEATURE  /  30 Oct 2015

Snap, click and that's it - an instant polaroid print. We take a quick look at Fujifilm’s latest Instax camera at the local launch.

First looks: Canon’s PowerShot G5 X with a 20MP 1” sensor and built-in EVF

First looks: Canon’s PowerShot G5 X with a 20MP 1” sensor and built-in EVF

FEATURE  /  27 Oct 2015

There sure are a lot of PowerShot G-something X cameras suddenly. Check out what makes the G5 X different, and how it compares against the rest of Canon’s PowerShot G-series cameras.

HWZ TV

With Funan DigitaLife Mall closing retail operations from 30th June 2016, we decided to capture the essence of Funan in our first ever 360 video on HardwareZone. Since you can interact to view various angles, we've shot the video to allow interaction time as we paused longer than usual in certain points of interest. Enjoy!

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