Following are some action shots of the 12th annual British International School Phuket football (soccer) tournament, held on November 8 and 9, 2013. The camera used was a Nikon V1. The lens was a Nikkor 1 VR 30-110mm telephoto; F4-5.6 (crop factor = 2.7)…All photos © Steven Layne (fair use with attribution). If you would like to tag any of the subjects in these pics, please contact the webmaster by clicking here.
Following are some snaps of a few matches part of the FIVB beach volleyball World Tour in Phuket: Taken @ 100 ISO @ 1/1,000 – 1/2,000 shutterspeed, F3.8-5.6 aperurture. With hindsight, should have gone with higher aperture at circa 1/600 – 1/800… One of matches was Australia vs Russia (Aus=green, Russia=yellow), the other match is Norway (white) vs France (blue)…
Video Log update about my four day weekend and a strange dream this morning….
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Following is a video log or vlog update by The Siamerican, given on the evening of October 14. In it, he talks briefly about the passing Phuket Vegetarian festival, as well as using public transport, working at the newspaper and radio and then some.
Some Phuket Veg fest procession pics below… I snapped these this morning with my Nikon V1 and my new, Nikkor 1 VR 30-110mm telephoto lens… the infamous street procession is known for its blood and gore, this one was in Phuket Town finishing at the Bang Nieo Chinese shrine. Today is day six of the nine day event. For more information/schedule about the events, see here.
Good friend Jesse is in town and he was the one who procured this lens for me. He is currently travelling for a four month period around Asia and documenting his trip, visually and literally, on his blog, which you can find here.
I must say that this new lens is awesome, can really get in close to some of the action! Can’t wait to get on the football pitch next week.
…sometimes life throws an expensive ‘curve ball’ at ya’.
“Under the weather” is one way to describe how I was initially feeling last Monday morning as I started traversing the city-block on foot, westward bound for the province’s prime asphalt artery, where I could catch a sawng taeo to work. Continue reading
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