Panasonic DMC-GX7 + Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm 1:1.2 ASPH. Lens Review

Introduction I got an email from Panasonic on reviewing their Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm 1:1.2 ASPH. Lens (What a lengthy name! Let’s call it Noct from now on…) few weeks back. Yes, I have expressed my interest in the lens when I got the Panasonic DMC-GM1 for reviewing last month. To show the best […]


Photo of the Writer, Yusuf Hashim a.k.a. Digitalartist, shot by fellow PhotoMalaysia Administrator Maxby Chan, in the streets of Hanoi, during a recent PhotoSafari to Ha Giang.

Vietnam on My Mind

Over the last 15 years I have been privileged to visit Vietnam more than a dozen times, initially as country leader for the PhotoMalaysia Team on our annual International Crossing Bridges event, and in subsequent years, on private visits mostly hosted by my very good friends Peter Pham and Haipiano Nguyen from Vietnam. The photo above is yours truly, shot […]

Charity Fun Hike

Greetings from Junior Chamber International Entrepreneur Metropolitan (“JCI E-Metro”) JCI E-Metro, partnering with Penang State Government with our project named, Hearts for Hope, Partners Against Poverty. Working hand in hand, we shall be undertaking the task of organizing a series of projects in an effort to eradicate hardcore poverty through education in Penang. In 2014, […]

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Panasonic DMC-GM1 Review by Dr Koh

Introduction I was contacted by Panasonic Malaysia personal in early Jan 2014, to ask about reviewing their latest micro 4/3rd camera, the Panasonic DMC-GM1 with the world smallest zoom lens 12-32mm. I told them I would be keen to review it, if they can arrange to have the unit loan to me during Chinese New […]

Anthony Barlan – A PhotoMalaysia Featured Photographer 2

Anthony Mendoza Barlan a.k.a. Thonytoon, was PhotoMalaysia’s Featured Photographer for the month of December 2013. Here is PM Administrator Noordin Sulaiman’s interview with Anthony Barlan. Noordin: Can you please tell us a little about yourself? Anthony: I am Anthony Barlan, or Antz, for short. I am a natural born Filipino, but was only born into the world […]

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Nick Yoon

Faraway, So Close – A solo exhibition at Leica Avenue K by Nick Yoon 2

PM senior member Nick Yoon is currently holding a solo exhibition the Leica Store Malaysia, at Avenue K, Kuala Lumpur, until 28 Feb. The Solo exhibition of Nick Yoon’s photos, shot over the last 5 years  is  titled Faraway, So Close. Nick describes his exhibition as, “Walking the streets, searching for that certain something, an incongruous juxtaposition […]

Khair Mahfar – Leica Aficionado Extraordinaire 2

As PhotoMalaysia has a new front page, we’d like to introduce you to some of our Moderators. We’ll start with Khair Mahfar,  who is your Moderator for the Leica Forum. His nickname at PhotoMalaysia is Khaireen.  Here is a photo of Khair Mahfar shot by yours truly, at one of the oldest mosque in China, in Xian, […]

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Ethiopian Muslim Girl from Gondar

Ethiopia – The Tree Where Man was Born

Ethiopia would be an unlikely place to visit for most people. Many tend to equate the famine, civil war, piracy, kidnappings, lawlessness and genocide in the Horn of Africa, with Ethiopia. They couldn’t be more wrong. I tell you, Ethiopia is completely safe to visit. Over the past 10 years, I have personally driven a go-anywhere […]


Haikal is PhotoMalaysia Featured Photographer of the Month for January 2014

Text Written by Noordin Sulaiman. Haikal, a 29 year old Senior Communications Executive  with  an event  management company specializing in Motorsports, is PhotoMalaysia’s Featured Photographer of the month for January 2014. Here is the interview with him: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Firstly, thank you Mr.Noordin for this opportunity to be featured […]