Featured Nikon Club Photographer - Mohsin Mohamed

Date Published: 12/6/2011
Category: Behind the Nikon Cameras

1. How did you get started in Photography?

 I started photography since 1995 by using my brother SLR EOS 500.I manage to get my own EOS 500 a year later and moved into digital in 2007 withNikon and getting serious since then. My brother is the kick start of megetting into photography which encourages me to take beautiful pictures.

2. What range and models of equipment do you use?

Before the current modelthat I have now, I have used Nikon D50, Nikon D80 and Nikon D200. Finally Imoved to full frame with Nikon D3s.

Currently I am using Nikon D3s, with the following lenses AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED; AF-SVR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED; AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED and AF NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4D; and 2 Nikon Speedlight SB800 and SB900.

3.  What is your favourite subject(s)?

My favourite is human portraiture and sometimes I do take landscapescenery which shows the beautiful landscape of places that I have visited.

4. How did you know about Nikon Club Malaysia?

From Nikon Centre and website 

5. Can you describe briefly of your images. (Please select up to 10images)

The sunset scene of sand dune in Sea Line, Qatar. This picture istaken using a telephoto lens 70-200 combine with a 2x tele-converter. NikonD200; ISO-100; f/5.6; 1/200 sec.

The Sand Dune of Qatar. Taken at southern part of Qatar nearMesaieed. Nikon D200; ISO-100; f/8;  1/200 sec; natural light.

Portraiture of Filipino lady in Doha taken during an outing withfriends in. Nikon D200; ISO-100; f/4; 1/640 sec, natural light with reflector.

Portraiture of Chinese lady in Doha taken during an outing withfriends. Nikon D200; ISO-100; f/2.8; 1/1250 sec; natural light.

Portraiture of an Arabic lady taken in one of my assignment inDoha. Nikon D3s; ISO-400; f/5, 1/60 sec; on camera flash.

Product shot of the Harley Davidson for the Malaysian Associationof Qatar Bikers with the background of Doha West Bay. Nikon D200; ISO-400;f/2.8; 1/10 sec; Nikon CLS with 4 speedlight 2 front and 2 back at left andright of object.

Pearl monument of Qatar with the background scene of Doha West Bayarea which shows all the skyscrapers of Doha. Nikon D3s; ISO-200; f/14; HDRimage of 3 exposure.

Portraiture of Malaysian Muslim lady in Hijab. Taken during anouting with models and friends in Kuala Lumpur. Nikon D3s; ISO-200; f/2.8;1/400 sec; natural light with reflector.

Portraiture of my wife taken at the lobby of Primula Beach Resort,Kuala Terengganu while waiting for friends. Nikon D3s; ISO-800; f/2.8; 1/100sec; natural light.

Portraiture of a father and his new born baby which shows theloving care of a father and the faragile cute little child. Nikon D3s; ISO-400;f/2; 1/800 sec; natural light from the outside.

6. Do you have a favourite place for your photography?

I don’t have a favourite place for photography it is simply because myfavourite subject is human portraiture, it can be anywhere where the subjectis.

7. What do you like most about photography?

What I like most about photography is how it preserves the memories. Youcan have anything expensive that you prepared on any event, but it will onlylast for a day or two, but the photography will remains forever which describesthe memories you have.