Shooting tapeless… my column for The Malaysian Insider this week

Okay… since working on The Biggest Loser Asia… I’ve decided to explore tapeless video recording for my future projects. Hence, the topic for my latest article in The Malaysian Insider.

Shooting videos in tapeless format

DEC 22 — When making documentaries and various videos, I like to believe that I’m always keeping abreast with the latest technology. I started in a time when digital video (DV) was hot on everyone’s lips. It was amazing how cheap camcorders can record amazing quality on RM10 one-hour tapes. It totally democratised media and also the way people made videos. [Click to read the rest of the article]

By the way… The Biggest Loser Asia wraps today!! Damn… it’s like waking up to the same day for the last 2 months in A’Farmosa! Talk about Groundhogs Day! Can’t wait to fly out to Saigon for some Vietnamese beef noodles this weekend with the wifey! has another new episode of FAT BIDIN PRESENTS… THE LIFE & TIME OF AN ISLAMIC INSURGENCY

Even more new episodes on FATBIDIN.TV!


Part 8 of 15
Muallafs in Thailand!

And stupid me forgot to post Part 7 of 15 here!
Part 7 of 15
Good little girl who memorizes all her essential prayers!

Go and watch lah! Please?!?

Want to eke out a living solo-journalism style? Read my latest column in The Malaysian Insider!

Here’s my latest column in The Malaysian Insider. Let’s all get rich!!!

Eking out a living solo-journalism style

DEC 15 — Can you make a living by making videos as a solo-journalist? How do you survive? Is it enough?
I’ve been asked these questions many times and my answer has been the same all his while. Yes, of course you can make a living making videos. Then the next few follow questions are usually how, where and how much.
And my answer is always the same too, which is, it is definitely enough. [Click to read the rest of the article]

More on solo-journalism in my column at The Malaysian Insider

I’m on a roll with this solo-journalism thing! Read my latest column in The Malaysian Insider today!

Get your phones out and start shooting the news!

DEC 9 — If the merits of solo-journalism were my cause last week, I’ll deal with an offshoot this week; the mobile phone camera as a device to record news stories. Now try to remember when you last saw very grainy and shaky video news footage on television. I bet you can’t (but I do remember the hot issue about CCTV footage of a politician in a hotel room with an unidentified woman who was not his wife!) [Click to read the whole article]

New episodes!! FAT BIDIN PRESENTS… (Episode 6 of 15) and THE P1 NET SHOW (Episode 6)!

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Part 6 of 15
There’s an abandoned village (many actually!) where all the villagers have left and gone to Malaysia

Episode 6 – Unboxing of the P1 DV230 (Part 1 & 2)
Know what a P1 DV230 is? It’s all explained in the unboxing.