monkeyking / Peter. Get yours at

British born Chinese, from London, living and working in Shanghai, China.

I'm using a Canon 5D digital SLR for serious digital work with which I got in July 2008. Before that I've been using a Canon 30D which I still have, and I use the following lenses:

Canon 50mm / f1.8 (the Nifty Fifty)
Canon 85mm / f1.8
Canon 17-40mm / f4.0 L lens (since May 2005)
Canon 70-200mm / f/4.0 L lens (since June 2005)
Sigma 12-24mm / f4.5-5.6 EX DG lens (since March 2005, hardly use)

I've also started to get into vintage medium format cameras and currently use a few Rolleiflex twin lens reflex cameras and a Yashica Mat 124G, all of which use 6 x 6 format 120 film.

Also have a second hand Zenza Bronica ETRS 645 medium format for serious film work (like the Hongkong harbour shots). I have three lenses:

50mm (wide angle lens)
75mm / f2.8 E-II (standard lens)
150mm / f3.5 MC (telephoto / portrait lens)

And I have a small Canon Powershot IXUS 860 because I needed something small that I can carry around when I don't want to carry the big DSLR with me.

In July 2006 I bought a studio outfit and started trying studio flash photography. Some of the results can be found in my studio set.

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    China Chas says:

    "Peter is the guy who persuaded me to buy my Canon 350D, which has revolutionised my life (well, it's meant that I spent half of it glued to flickr at least).

    I have found a lot of inspiration in his excellent photostream (not just from the photos of Angela), and appreciate his frequent advice on and constructive criticism of my efforts.

    Last but not least, thanks for lending me the lens!"

    April 19th, 2006

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    reluctant shutter says:

    "Peter's pictures have grown on me rather nicely. His rate of learning new techniques is only surpassed by his rate of gaining new lenses. (It seems like Peter was getting a new lens every week! =)

    He has a great love affair with the 50mm lens and have prompted me to feel the same. Great work matey!"

    June 27th, 2005

Peter Lee
February 2005
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