In January 1977, purchased his first 4x5 view camera, a SINAR model F, using the down payment from his first assignment.
Moved in to the first studio, located at 14 Lan Kwai Fong, in late February, making use the fund from second payment of his first assignment.
Purchased, out from the catalogue, the Broncolor HAZYLIGHT, a piece of equipment that lives along with for five decades, or perhaps will be in the life time.
Purchase a set of used Hasselblad from So Wing Yee.

Published a photo essay in Asia Magazine (SCMP, October 77) on the Firecracker industry in Macau. Co-written with Holly