Star Wars – May The 4th Singapore 2014

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away …… there is something mystical, it is a powerful invisible force coming from the galaxy of STAR WARS. I can still remember, as a young kid growing up, I was blown away by Episode IV – A New Hope, Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back and Episode VI – Return of the Jedi. While I wasn’t exactly sure which of the three original Star Wars trilogy that I watched first (probably Episode VI – Return of the Jedi), I became a big fan of the Star Wars saga, following …

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Sony opens in the Heart of Orchard Road

Sony recently opened its flagship store in Singapore, located in the 313@somerset mall. Covering an expansive space of 9,902 square feet, the Sony Store 313@somerset will also unveil a brand new concept that embodies the “One Sony” vision – bringing together all that Sony Electronics, Sony Mobile, Sony Pictures, Sony Music and Sony Computer Entertainment can offer under one roof. The Sony flagship showroom is more than just a huge showcase for Sony’s latest and most innovative technology on offer by Sony, it will also be used by Sony Music and Sony Pictures to host meet-and-greets with its local and international …

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Canon Achieves 100 Million EF Lenses!

Canon celebrated an impressive lens-manufacturing milestone with the production on April 22, 2014, of the Company’s 100-millionth EF-series interchangeable lens for EOS cameras—an EF200–400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x. Production of interchangeable EF lenses for Canon EOS-series AF (autofocus) single-lens reflex cameras began in 1987 at the Company’s Utsunomiya Plant and, with the addition of Canon Inc., Taiwan; Canon Opto (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.; and Oita Canon Inc. in southern Japan, is now carried out at four manufacturing bases. In May 2013, EF lens production surpassed the 90-million-unit mark and now, approximately eleven months later, Canon is commemorating its first-in-the-world1 achievement …

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TulipMania 2014 at Gardens By The Bay!

TulipMania is back in Singapore at Gardens By The Bay! Following a large popular tulip display last year 2013, the Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay is now hosting TulipMania until 4th May 2014! TulipMania 2014 is inspired by Madurodam, a miniature park and tourist attraction in the Netherlands. The display at TulipMania 2014 depict Dutch canal scenes, houses and windmills set amidst spectacular blooms of tulips and hyacinths. The tulips were very beautiful and colourful, it was very popular with both local and international visitors. On the weekends, there were many activities organised at TulipMania for the children and …

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Brick Mansions Parkour Jam

Parkour is an exciting physical activity that used their bodies and surroundings to propel themselves around their environment. This form of sport was conducted in the safest manner and maintaining as much momentum as possible. Parkour was a form of holistic training developed from military obstacle course training and today; Parkour had gained a number of fans and followers worldwide in the Parkour movement. The movie release, Brick Mansions, is coming soon to the screens on 24th April 2014. Cathay Cineplexes celebrated the upcoming movie release Brick Mansions with an exciting event, Brick Mansions Parkour Jam on 19th April 2014 …

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A short photography experience with Sony Alpha 6000

The Sony Alpha 6000 was recently announced in the earlier part of the year and it is an interesting camera packed with pretty powerful features inside the camera. The Sony Alpha 6000 is touted as the fastest interchangeable lens camera with an autofocus of 0.06s. I was given the opportunity to have a feel and try out the Sony Alpha 6000 on a Wednesday evening, courtesy of Sony Singapore and Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, titled “Challenge yourself to take a great shot with the A6000 from Sony”. While it was a short 2 hours playing experience with the Sony Alpha 6000, …

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Canon 1st Half 2014 Cameras Line Up

Canon launched an extensive line up of compact digital cameras for the first half of 2014 and I would like to share with you this extensive list of compact digital cameras here. There is something for everybody to choose from from Canon’s extensive list of compact digital cameras from the first half of 2014! Have fun looking through the various Canon compact digital cameras below and happy shopping! Canon PowerShot D30 Canon introduced the new PowerShot D30 compact camera, successor to the PowerShot D20 which is well-known for producing natural colours when used underwater. Featuring an even sleeker body compared …

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Canon PowerShot G16 Review

The Canon PowerShot G16 belongs to the top-of-the line PowerShot family and it is a good prosumer compact camera for photography enthusiasts that was launched in September 2013, where I shared about the Canon PowerShot G16 in another post earlier on my personal blog. I was given the opportunity to review the Canon PowerShot G16 and I would love to share my experiences in using the Canon PowerShot G16 to all my readers and photography fans, especially those searching for a prosumer compact camera for daily usage or a compact digital camera for street photography usage. I took the Canon …

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Sony’s Alpha 7S Full Frame Camera – New World of Imaging Expression

Sony recently announced the Sony Alpha 7S to their family of Sony A7 and A7R. The innovative 7S camera features a newly developed, 12.2 effective megapixel 35mm full frame Exmor® CMOS sensor paired with a powerful BIONZ X image processor, allowing it to shoot at a sensitivity range of ISO 50 – 409,600[1] with unprecedented dynamic range and low noise. The new model is also the world’s first camera to utilise the entire width of a full-frame image sensor in 4K video acquisition, and does this without cropping or line skipping as it can read and process data from every one …

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Dragon Scout Group Campfire 2014

This was homecoming for me and my fellow Old Boys and Girls, returning back home to our Alma Mater, the Gan Eng Seng Dragon Scout Group Family, on Saturday 12th April 2014 for the 92nd Anniversary Campfire. The Scouting memories, camaraderie, friendships and to stay connected with the current Dragon Scout Group family. It’s also a time to Pay-It-Forward and Pass-It-On, the knowledge, bonding and experiences to the Dragon Scout Group. The Old Boys and Girls came back to celebrate the 92nd Anniversary Campfire, going up to the stage and singing campfire songs, just like our good old Scouting days …

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