My Talk on Capturing the Perfect Sunset @ Toa Payoh Library

So it has all happened to us before. You invest in a vacation to a nice scenic location, got all your camera gear with you and all you get is overcast skies and bland lighting. You spend hours tracking up a hill and the sunset is mediocre at best. So is there a way to avoid these disappointments and predict when you will get a beautiful sunrise or sunset?

Epic Sunset today

Saw the conditions were perfect today for a good sunset and took a walk down to Chinese Garden. I wasn't the only one there trying to capture the sunset, but I manage to get a good spot.

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Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens

To be honest it is a bit weird shooting macro on such a wide lens. You can get really up close to the object, within millimetres of the subject. 

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The infinity focus allows you to use it as a wide 15mm lens with up to 6mm shift. But there is significant vignetting.  

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Upon further reading up on the tech specs it is only recommended to be used in APSC mode when using the shift functions.