Baisiri Maya Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Modern, cosy, comfortable, boutique hotel with some awesome views from the Premier Room, located inside Chiang Mai city centre, 10-15mins away from Chiang Mai International Airport and major tourist attractions in Chiang Mai. Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce Baisiri Maya Hotel! This was the hotel that Team #EpiphanyGoChiangMai (Team Epiphany Duplet: Tiffany Yong and Peps Goh, along with Valentino Tan and myself) stayed in during our recent travel adventure to Chiang Mai from 29th January 2018 to 3rd February 2018. Baisiri Maya Hotel was our home base when we visited, explored and covered a few tourist destinations in Chiang Mai. For …

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You’ve Got Mail at Singapore Philatelic Museum!

Do you remember the time when you wrote a letter, pasted a postage stamp and posted it to your family, relatives, friend or penpal? As you are reading this, some of you might remember the good old days (I am sure you would say that, I would too!) when technology and the internet was not as advanced and sophisticated as today’s technology and communication platform and tools. You’ve Got Mail! On the other hand, the younger generation might not be to relate with this thing called, “You’ve Got Mail!”, they might have written some letters and post it, although most …

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Sony launched A7 III

Sony recently launched the latest A7 III to their line up, a full-frame mirrorless camera (model ILCE-7M3). I had the opportunity to view, touch and try the Sony A7 III for a short time, testing and shooting it inside the function room, giving us an opportunity to test the capabilities of the Sony A7 III. I have seen the Sony Alpha series develop over the years, tested and reviewed the Sony A7and Sony A7R previously, they have developed and improved over the years through their different series, A7, A7R, A7S. When I got my maiden hands on with the Sony A7 III, …

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Qing Ming Festival 2018

Qing Ming Festival (清明节), also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day. A time for the extended family to gather and come together, paying respects to the ancestors, remembering and honouring their legacy. This is also a time for extended family bonding and gathering. 祭祖,感恩,全家团圆,亲情最重要。

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Reflecting Q1 2018 (Photography only)

31st March 2018, time flies fast and furious, it’s not something that we do not know. Today is the last day of the first quarter of year 2018 and I decided to take a few hours of quiet time for me to reflect on my personal and business side of photography during this first quarter of 2018. First and foremost, let me start on the business aspect for my photography: Slow and small growth, not exponential, in this current economic climate, it’s still pretty difficult on the ground level. Photography business portfolio is expanding, need to upload and showcase more …

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Canon celebrates 15years of No.1 DILC Market Share

Canon recently announced on 28th March 2018, a milestone for the company, celebrating 15 consecutive years of number 1 share of global interchangeable-lens digital cameras (digital SLR and compact-system cameras) market from 2003 to 2017. I had been a part of this journey, starting with my first DSLR, the Canon EOS 300D in 2004, followed by Canon EOS 30D, Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EOS 70D and currently using Canon EOS 1DX. This slogan by Canon, “Delighting You Always”, can be found in their Canon interchangeable-lens camera eco-system, from the sensors to their quality interchangeable lenses. Along this personal …

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Canon EOS M6 Review

The Canon EOS M6 was first announced in February 2017, adding to the mirrorless range of cameras inside the Canon cameras family. The EOS M6 sports a modern all rounder design, lightweight, portable and armed with an easy to use functionality. On a personal basis, I really like the aesthestics, buttons layout design and feel of the EOS M6, the dials and surface feeling, giving a retro feel of the film camera, this vintage style design of the Canon EOS M6 packed with Canon’s modern camera and photography technology. When the Canon EOS M6 was available for a loan review …

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MDIS at Chingay 2018

Chingay is one of Singapore’s major events, it is the largest street performance and float parade in Asia, attracting many participants from both local and businesss communities, as well as international guests from around the world. The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), one of the leading private education institutions (ranked Top 3 among PEIs) in Singapore, participated in Chingay 2018, their 4th year participating in this iconic and major Singapore event, bringing with them their youthful enthusiasm and energy to the visitors at Chingay 2018. Thanks to MDIS, I was invited to visit the MDIS Chingay 2018 contingent during …

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All About Dogs at Singapore Philatelic Museum

Year 2018 welcomes the Zodiac Year of the Dog, affectionately known as “man’s best friend”. The Singapore Philatelic Museum presents, a children’s exhibition titled “All About Dogs”. This exhibition explores the history, relationship and close bond between dogs and human beings, that started last month from 14th February till end of the year, on 1st December 2018. Make a guess, how many stamps and philatelic materials can be found in this All About Dogs exhibition at the Singapore Philatelic Museum? There are 300 stamps and philatelic materials (on dogs) from all around the world, making their presence here in Singapore. …

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Canon announced EOS M50

Canon recently announced the Canon EOS M50, the latest mirrorless camera to join their family of Canon digital cameras. I had the opportunity to take a look at the Canon EOS M50 during a recent event, had a feel, touch and short hands on session, trying out the Canon EOS M50. With my hands on the Canon EOS M50 during the short hands on session, I found it to be more lightweight than the other Canon mirrorless camera models. The built-in Electronic View Finder (EVF) is a function that I would want in a mirrorless camera and they have build …

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