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Working with freelancers: what I’ve learned

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Living in this digital age which knowledge flourish and the stream of new ideas flow like the Mekong river, I have to admitted that it is impossible to be the best at everything. Alone within my practice discipline (I'm a digital designer by trade, btw),  there are at less fifty different skill sets ranging from illustration to front end development. As the Moore's Law proven to be so true (it even speed up), new technologies invented and perfected everyday to make our lives better. Can you keep up with your world? I'm barely able to keep up with one creative field alone, not considering working multi or integrated disciplines. There are ways to get job the job done, quick and quality without you spending weeks try to master new skills. Don't get me wrong, I love to learn new stuffs and show it off to the work. However I do...
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Sony A7R M2 First Impressions

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It was exciting to receive the new highly anticipated Sony Alpha A7R Mark 2 with massive 42mp Backside Illuminated Sensor. I will provide more reviews of the camera later after return from a wedding shoot next week. Here are something I instantly notice: The new body does add significant extra weight. However the better grip design provides good support while shooting. Dialing wheels function smoother than my A7 Shutters are significantly less noisy and with silent shooting you can't even hear a thing. AF are very fast and accurate. If you have Sony A-mount lenses (like the 24-70mm 2.8 CZ) and would like to benefit from 399 AF point system, you will need the LA-EA3 adapter, which is discontinued and not on sale any more in Australia. I have to buy from BHphoto for upcoming wedding shoot. Why not LA-EA4? Because it uses it own AF mechanism rather than the...
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