Welcome! I'm Renato Valenzuela Jr., a rank-and-file amateur photographer that's landed a professional gig or three. Here you'll find posts about my experiences and the gear that I have used.
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August 19, 2018
It seems there's no shortage for articles or Google landings for when you search for " Nikon F3." There's good reason for that, it's one revered camera. I could go on and...Read the Full Post »
August 17, 2018
This was the first roll of Acros I ever shot. It came with the bikkuri case I ordered from Japan Camera Hunter. In honor of its discontinuation, I thought I should finall...Read the Full Post »
April 29, 2018
Can a camera strap really make a difference in the way we shoot or is it merely just a utilitarian accessory? That's what I'm asking myself at this very moment. When my e...Read the Full Post »
January 18, 2018
First things first. I'm not that old. I'm in my early thirties, so that makes me still part albeit in an older segment of the millennial generation. I enjoy listening to...Read the Full Post »
April 06, 2017
Let's get things straight. I am not a fanboy. I hold no allegiance to any particular brand though I do have affinities for some. If anything I'm a Nikon apologist. I cele...Read the Full Post »
March 17, 2017
It was about that time of the year again, figuring out a way to get to the Philippines all the while getting to see other parts of the world on my way there. Last year I...Read the Full Post »
November 14, 2016
[American] Democracy can be a fickle thing. It probably goes without saying that the nature of the Free World was turned upside down this a couple of weeks ago with the e...Read the Full Post »
October 01, 2016
The late August New Jersey Sun does some crazy things to your sleep-deprived mind. As some of you may know I am avid motorcyclist. On occasion I will take my mechanized m...Read the Full Post »