Between The Lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution

A special exhibition is now taking place at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, it’s titled “Between the Lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution”. This is a unique and very interesting exhibition, using satirical sketches to tell stories, spread a national movement and capture historical moments in time. Wan Qing CultureFest 2018  This special exhibition, Between the lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution, was officially launched together with Wan Qing CultureFest 2018 on 3rd November 2018. Visitors were able to catch wonderful performances during the launch event, bringing them back in time to the good old days. The theme for Wan …

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LG Pocket Photo Snap

Photographers, do you remember the instant print cameras? The memories that you can keep or give away to people after taking a photograph? The exponential spread and growth of smartphones over the years did help to spread the growth of photography especially mobile phone photography. While there were a lot more people taking and sharing photographs they shot, posting and sharing it online, on the internet and social network services, there is also a gradual return to printing photographs. Instant print photography is one of them and LG recently launched a hybrid instant camera and portable printer, the LG Pocket …

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Introducing EOS World (I am a Community Ambassador!)

EOS World, a photography community and portal in Singapore, has been around for a few years, from a small humble community to a thriving photography community and potral in Singapore, where photographers of all levels, from those who just started learning photography to serious and commercial photographers of all ages. What is the EOS World all about? A thriving passionate photography (online and offline) community and portal in Singapore, where you can share your personal photography works, knowledge and skills, yet learn more about other photography  genres (that you might be keen to learn) through different articles, interviews and videos, …

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Pandora’s Garden – Singapore’s first Rosé bar

A cosy rooftop garden bar, tucked away in the conservation neighbourhood of Ann Siang, not too far away from the central business district of Singapore, is now the home of Singapore’s first Rosé bar, Pandora’s Garden! Pink is the new Black! At Pandora’s Garden, this newly opened rooftop garden bar is dedicated to serving Rosé wine! When I made a visit to Pandora’s Garden, a few things caught my attention, the ambience and surroundings of Rosé bar and their Rosé wine collection! Located on the rooftop courtyard of Ann Siang House, at 28 Ann Siang Road, in this iconic historical …

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Grandmother’s 1st Year Anniversary

Time passed by very quickly in the blink of an eye, a year has passed since you left us from this world. A strong matriarch who loved her five generations, under her leadership and direction. Your presence can still be felt when the extended family came back for your 1st year anniversary, preparing your favourite food and offerings for the memorial service. I will always remember you, stories, thoughts and feelings from my remembrance article that I wrote in dedication to your memory in January 2017. It’s not just me, the entire extended family too, will always remember you, in …

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Vintage Flea Market by The Retro Factory

On the second weekend of the month, there is a flea market that I would like to share with everyone of you here. They specialise in vintage, retro, historical and nostalgia items that have quite a long history behind them. From vinyl discs, watches, books, jewellery, hats etc etc. It is usually held at Katong Square, in the the past few months, they have received more visitors to their vintage flea market and they have also expanded to other events/locations such as Singapore Heritage Festival 2017 at Caldecott Hill and most recently at Turf City. I had been visiting and …

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

The Canon EOS 5D series family of DSLR camera bodies are well known in the market, it’s one of the best full frame DSLR cameras with great technical specifications and capabilities. My story with the Canon EOS 5D series began with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III. When I reviewed the Canon EOS 5D Mark III in 2012, I had a fun and exciting photography adventure at that time, one of the photographs that I shot with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III review camera during that time was chosen for a photography exhibition at Gardens By The Bay when …

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Canon EOS M5 Review

The Canon EOS M5 was announced in September 2016, in an earlier article that I shared about the Canon EOS M5 official announcement with an input of my thoughts and views of the EOS M5 announcement. The Canon EOS M5 is the fifth camera model from the EOS M family and it was the latest Canon EOS M model during that short period of time before the Canon EOS M6 was announced in February 2017. Photo courtesy of Canon Singapore In my sharing article earlier on the Canon EOS M5 announcement, I wrote the following paragraphs inside the article: “ …

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Hokkaido 2016 Photography Adventure Day 7

27th October 2016 – Day 7 Lake Toya -> Usu -> Noboribetsu -> Shiraoi -> New Chitose Airport Today is the last day of my Hokkaido travel photography adventure, my whole trip till date had been awesome, enjoying the autumn and winter seasons in this trip along with wet, cold and bright sunny autumn weather. Lake Toya Sunrise shoot (near to carpark beside The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa) I wasn’t able to get a nice sunset (I did manage to get a nice sunrise at Biei) during this Hokkaido trip and on Day 6 evening, Kato san suggested …

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Hokkaido 2016 Photography Adventure Day 6

26th October 2016 – Day 6 Lake Toya -> Sobetsu / Date -> Muroran A beautiful and gorgeous morning greeted me at Lake Toya when I woke up. The weather was really good, clear blue sky accompanied by fluffy white clouds. A quick takeaway breakfast from the nearby convenience store did the job and I was off for my travel photography adventures in the Lake Toya region. Lake Toya Lake Toya View Point – Sobetsu Park A short drive away from the hotel, Kato san drove up towards a hill top. This was the Lake Toya View Point – Sobetsu …

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