Hokkaido 2016 Photography Adventure Day 3

23rd October 2016 – Day 3 It’s Sunday in Hokkaido, another cold and chilly autumn morning with the cold wind blowing. My plan for the morning was to make a pilgrimage to a whiskey that I really like a lot, Nikka whiskey. The birth place of Nikka whiskey is in this place called Yoichi, just three JR stations away from Otaru. I checked the local JR train timetable heading towards Yoichi the night before, planned the time to wake up, head towards onsen, buy my breakfast from the JR Otaru station convenience store before boarding the local JR train to …

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Canon announced EOS M6

Canon recently announced a new mirrorless camera to their line up, the Canon EOS M6. The slightly earlier Canon mirrorless camera model was the EOS M5 that was announced around September 2016 and I shared about it here. The time gap between the EOS M5 and M6 is around 5-6 months, therefore, both the EOS M5 and M6 have some similar technical specifications and also some distinct differences. The key differences between the EOS M5 and M6 are (1)  the built-in view finder on the EOS M5 while the EOS M6 does not have it and they do have the …

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Canon announced EOS 800D

Canon recently announced a few new cameras to their line-up, one of them was the Canon EOS 800D, the latest DSLR that caters for beginners/entry level enthusiasts in photography. The Canon EOS 800D had come a long way since the Canon EOS 300D (it’s one of the Canon DSLRs that I used and it’s my first DSLR too!). While I had moved on towards the double digit series Canon DSLR before settling down on the Canon EOS 1D series (1D Mark III and 1DX). I had first hand experiences on how much it has improved and changed over the years. …

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Light Up Your Passion with Jaybird Freedom

Jaybird Freedom, the smallest wireless ear buds in the earphones market, is packed with many features and incredible sound system inside this pair of wireless earphones. Is it only for the sporting folks? No, this pair of small yet powerful Jaybird Freedom wireless earphones are a great fit for everybody in their daily life, from leisure, day to day traveling, outdoors and sports. How does the Jaybird Freedom wireless light up the passion and lifestyle of two good friends, one is a sporting person and the other is a café lover? Sam – a sporty and outdoors girl A sporty …

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Canon announced EOS 77D

Canon announced a new DSLR to their line up on 15th January 2017, the Canon EOS 77D. The Canon EOS 77D is quite similar to the Canon EOS 80D that was launched in 2016. I would share more on the differences between the Canon EOS 77D and 80D in the future when the opportunity arises. The key technical specifications differences between the Canon EOS 77D and 80D are in the areas of processor, ISO sensitivity range and fps shooting rate. Let me share with you some of the key information of the Canon EOS 77D from the press release information …

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Hokkaido 2016 Photography Adventure Day 2

22nd October 2016 – Day 2 It’s the weekend in Hokkaido, my plan today was to travel inside Sapporo using their subway lines. The weather was still cold, wet and chilly with the winds blowing, the sky was overcast and it did posed some challenges when I was taking photographs in Sapporo. I boarded the morning local train from JR Otaru to Sapporo and began my Day 2 of my Hokkaido photography adventure. In Sapporo, taking the subway is an excellent form of public transport to explore different parts of Sapporo. There is a one day unlimited rides subway pass …

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Geylang International FC renews sponsorship with Epson & announces 2017 S-League squad

On 10th February 2017, Geylang International FC (GIFC) officially announced that they will be partnering with Epson for another year. With this extension, Geylang International FC will be able to see increased partnership between the football club and Epson Singapore, the club’s Platinum sponsor. It’s really great and wonderful to see Epson Singapore playing an important role in the outreach efforts for the local community and development of the sports scene in Singapore. Although there are government support, the sports scene still need the public and commercial entities support to help bring the sports to the next level. Epson Singapore …

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Hokkaido 2016 Photography Adventure Day 1

21st October 2016 – Day 1 A good night of sleep and rest, I woke up to a cold, wet and overcast Otaru weather. That didn’t deter my plans to explore Sapporo and Otaru today on my Day 1 in Hokkaido. First and foremost, I went down for my morning onsen, refresh myself before heading out for my photography adventure. The weather in Otaru was pretty cold for the autumn season and the winds were a little bit gusty when I stepped out of the hotel as I walked towards the JR Otaru train station. I had to exchange for …

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ANALOGUE LOVE for Valentine’s Day by Lomography

Valentine’s Day is just round the corner, for photography enthusiasts who love capturing memories, I have some ideas to share for Valentine’s Day gifts with some analogue love by Lomography! There are a wide range of Valentine’s Day gifts to choose from at Lomography, from instant cameras to Art Lenses to film and more! Visit Lomography Online Shop and check out their Valentine’s Day gifts: https://shop.lomography.com/en/valentines-day !! They have some free gifts to give away for your Valentine’s Day purchase at their Lomography Online Shop!! More details on the website!! Happy shopping and taking photographs on Valentine’s Day!! * Information and …

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Hokkaido 2016 Photography Adventure Day 0

20th October 2016 – Day 0 My Hokkaido 2016 photography adventure began in the early morning of Thursday 20th October. I was taking Scoot TZ 216 to Sapporo (Hokkaido) New Chitose via Taipei, departure at 0615hrs. Scoot currently fly to Sapporo (Hokkaido) three times a week with their Dreamliner 787. This is an travel route worth considering for those who wish to fly to Hokkaido on a budget. The Scoot flight schedule was as follows TZ 216 0615hrs – 1045hrs Taipei (Taoyuan International Airport) 1155hrs – 1700hrs Sapporo, Hokkaido (New Chitose Airport) During my flight from Singapore to Taipei, the …

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