Bridging Realms – Ink Mountain

Through the multi-disciplinary world of arts, it can bring new perspectives to people, on how they view, interpret, understand and learn about the world around them, the different cultures and belief systems in different societies around the world.  Bridging Realms at the Esplanade – Theatres on the bay presents four exhibitions around Esplanade, one of the exhibitions is Ink Mountain, 墨山, by artists Mark Chan with Brian Gothong Tan. Ink Mountain, 墨山is not your usual conventional Chinese calligraphy artworks or traditional ink painting exhibition. Upon stepping into Jendela (Visual Arts Space) where this special and unique exhibition is held, visitors …

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Light to Night Festival 2019 – SG Art Week Edition

Light to Night Festival 2019 returns to the Civic District in Singapore with two unique experiences over a period of six weeks, starting from 18th January 2019. The Singapore Art Week Edition is taking place from 18th January to 27th January 2019 before the Bicentennial Edition takes over from 28th January to 24th February 2019. This annual urban art event has both indoor and outdoor elements, with the light projections on the Civic District monuments façade.  There are also indoor art installations and art highlight trails for visitors to enjoy as well. Starting from the National Gallery Singapore, visitors can explore the rest of the …

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Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019

The Chinese Lunar New Year festive season at the start of every new year is arriving soon, in a few weeks time, we would be welcoming Chinese New Year on 5th February 2019, the first day of Chinese New Year 2019. In Singapore, things are in place at Chinatown, preparing to welcome the Year of the Pig with lots of events, festivities, activities and celebrations. The Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019 is organised by the Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee (KA-KS CCC) and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board. On 20th January 2019, it would be the official light …

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Goals and Objectives for YR2019 (Photography and Travel)

The year 2019 has just started, while some of us are still switching into 1st gear and getting ready to get back to work, I started thinking, planning and strategising during the last 2 weeks of the year 2018, doing a reflection first before compiling and writing down my goals and objectives for year 2019 in the areas of photography and travel (on both personal and professional basis) I have also wrote about my goals and objectives for year 2019 for my other aspects of my portfolio in the areas of writing, technology, social media and other business interests, do visit …

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The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival

Feasting on the bridge with many different choices of delicious cuisine from 15 restaurants, dining with family and friends under the stars with music and fun, in the heart of the iconic and historic Singapore River. Welcome to the inaugural outdoor pop-up dining concept, The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival! The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival is taking place from 5th to 9th December 2018, from 6pm to 11pm at Read Bridge, Clarke Quay. From 15 different restuarants participating at the The Great Clarke Quay FEASTival, visitors would be spoilt for gastronomic choices, there is something for everybody visiting this inagural outdoor pop-up dining …

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Canon Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Entering into the final month of the year 2018, that also means the festive season of giving and receiving during the Christmas festive season! Are you planning to buy some camera and printing gifts for your family members, for your relatives or for your friends? Look no further, let me share with you some wonderful Christmas Gift Guide 2018 from Canon, that is something for everybody in the family! For the shutterbug, the wanderlust traveler, notebook and sticker enthusiasts, there would be a digital camera or photography accessory that suits you perfectly, time to get it for this Christmas 2018! …

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Minimalism – Space Light Object

In the current world that we live in, constantly filled with unrelentless updates, sharing and exchanges on social media networks, do you ever feel the stress, fatigue, anxiety and anger from this era of digital connectivity? Do you ever feel the need and desire to move away from all these digital connections and into a world of Minimalism of space, light and object? What is Minimalism all about? What does Minimalism mean to you? Minimalism – Space, Light, Object, what is this all about?   I had been exploring and discovering Minimalism, through my own interpretation using black and white …

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A Cuisine Experience at Lim Spring Court

A cuisine experience at Lim Spring Court, it was delightful and wonderful, excellent and delicious cuisine. It all started with a WhatsApp group conversation that there is a new food place known as Lim Spring Court 林春苑, after some liaising and arrangement handled by the CK, the coordinator inside that group, we all gathered together on 10th November 2018 for a food tasting journey at Lim Spring Court. 10th  November 2018 – Lim Spring Court Official Opening On this day, when we had our food tasting session, this was also the official opening ceremony for Lim Spring Court. Guests were treated to …

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New Canon Mini Photo Printer

In the modern world of digital photography today, the sheer volume of photographs shot, uploaded and shared on the internet and social network services are exponentially huge and wide. Although we “consume” a lot of photographs, whether you are a leisure, hobbyist, enthusiast or professional photographer, we are not printing as much photographs as before during the analogue/film days. Coming from the film photography era where I started my photography learning and journey, there were no digital cameras and we had to print out our photographs. That was lost with me for a period of time until I started to …

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In an Instant: Polaroid at National Museum of Singapore

In today’s world of technology, internet and social media networks, in an instant,  with the power of smartphones and apps, photographs of almost anything and everything, can be captured and shared in an instant. Where is the origin of this modern instant photography? The origin of modern instant photography can be traced back to the late 1940s with the introduction of the Polaroid camera to the world. In an Instant: Polaroid at National Museum of Singapore, you can take a photography journey back in time to learn and explore the roots and origin of instant photography. Edwin Land: Scientist, Inventor, …

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