Singapore Night Festival 2018 (17-25 Aug)

The Singapore Night Festival 2018, in its 11th edition since her maiden debut in 2008, an event that I have consistently visited all 11  editions till date (check out my Flickr collection – Singapore Night Festival). Singapore Night Festival 2018 took place from 17th to 25th August 2018 at the Bras Basah Bugis precinct. I visited Singapore Night Festival 2018 over a period of 4 nights, looking at the various Night Lights artworks on display and performances by different arts troupe. The style and direction for Singapore Night Festival 2018 had changed, there wasn’t a big international performance act to anchor the Singapore …

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World Press Photo 2018 – Singapore Exhibition

The “Oscars of Photojournalism”, the World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition is back in Singapore! Presented by The Straits Times, the World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition 2018 features 161 prize-winning photographs that captured some of the most powerful, mind blowing and eye opener images around the world! The World Press Photo 2018 – Singapore Exhibition was officially launched on 5th October 2018 by Ms Chang Hwee Nee, CEO of the National Heritage Board at the National Museum of Singapore. Looking back, I can still remember visiting and covering World Press Photo Exhibitions in Singapore starting from World Press Photo 2013 – Singapore …

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Photography Q4 2018 Push, Updates and Reflection

Today is 4th October 2018, 4 days into the final fourth quarter of year 2018, a time to take stock for my photography Q4 2018 push, updates and reflection. My sole propriertorship photography business, like any other business has its ups and downs over the past three quarters of 2018. Although it is still a relatively new business, in its second year, I am not new to photography assignments and shoots since I started freelancing around 10 years ++ back. All the various photography experiences help in many ways, both big and small, in running my sole proprietorship photography business today. …

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Canon announced Three New Multi-Function Printers

Canon recently announced three new multi-function printers, suitable for the home users, creative folks, small business owners as well as small office home office (SOHO) users. They are the three new compact PIXMA printers, the PIXMA TS9570, TS8270 and TR4570S and they have recently caught my attention as a multi-function printer suitable for a photographer and SOHO user like me, that can handle both photography and SOHO works. On a personal and professional basis, I owned a PIXMA PRO-10 photography printer that fulfils my photography printing works but not my SOHO works since the PIXMA PRO-10 is a dedicated photography …

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Enter into The Little Prince In The Dark Collection

The Little Prince has been in Singapore for the past few months at the Singapore Philatelic Museum since June 2018. I had the opportunity to visit this exhibition during a media preview and I had a fun time there! This wonderful exhibition brings the young and old into another world through their stories and adventures. At the Little Prince exhibition, visitors would not be able to touch most of the artworks and artefacts on display inside this exhibition! Now, they can, when visitors enter into The Little Prince In The Dark Collection! There are six sculptures inside this special dark collection …

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Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2018

Today, on the 24th September 2018, is Mid-Autumn Festival, first and foremost, I would like to wish all my readers 中秋节快乐,Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Over the weekend, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) organised Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 with many fun activities and events on 22nd and 23rd September 2018!   Mid-Autumn Festival is one of my favourite festivals, with the colourful lanterns and getting an opportunity to taste different mooncakes (although I don’t really eat a lot!) with Chinese tea, catching up with family, relatives and friends. At the Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival, we can see extended families coming down together …

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Food Tasting at Club Meatballs

Meatballs fans, there is now a place for you to visit, introducing Club Meatballs at China Square Central! I went for a food tasting at Club Meatballs recently and I was able to taste the different cuisines being offered at Club Meatballs. Club Meatballs, a restaurant, café and bar, all together in one cosy space, is helmed by Chef La Mei Mei from New York. This pretty millennial chef is of Vietnamese and Malaysian descent, grew up helping out at her family’s Japanese restaurant and working in cafes in New Jersey. After Chef La Mei Mei graduated from The Institute …

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Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 is back!

The Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 is back to Chinatown in Singapore, starting on Saturday 8th September 2018 with its official street light-up and opening ceremony! A month of great fun, activities and celebrations would then take place in the Chinatown district, welcoming visitors, Singaporeans and tourists of all ages to come down, soak in this festive season, enjoy and have great fun, a perfect time to learn more about Chinese traditions and heritage and to encourage more people especially the youth to learn more about them too! Earlier in the week, I went for the media preview session organised by Kreta Ayer …

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Canon announced the Canon EOS R Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System

For all the Canon photographers and supporters out there in the world, the wait is finally over. Canon now (finally!!) has a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera to their line up, the Canon EOS R System! Canon today, on 5th September 2018, announced the Canon EOS R System worldwide! All the rumours  on the Canon EOS R System leading up to Canon’s official announcement is finally out of the bag. This is Canon’s first 35mm full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens digital camera, the Canon EOS R. Along with it, comes a new range of lenses that are pretty impressive, they are brand new RF …

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Food and Whisky Photography Projects

Putting 2 of my favourite things together, delicious food and whisky, giving me opportunities to explore food photography, whisky photography and a combination of both food and whisky together. At a recent food and whisky gathering with fellow foodies, Chef Keith Crackling Roast and Chef Jude, it was pretty much long overdue since our last food and whisky gathering at Chef Keith Crackling Roast cosy residence. We had a wonderful food and whisky gathering at Chef Keith’s home, with some superb delicious and crackling roast pork, trademark of Keith Crackling Roast, along with char siew meat seasoned by Chef Jude …

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