The Real Nasi Lemak Burger

In 2014, I met this nice friendly bloke at Haw Par Villa, there was a Singapore Tourism Board event “Reliving the memories of Haw Par Villa”. There was a pop up food village at the STB event and he was selling his dessert, the durian crème brulee. While I am not a durian lover, I had to say his crème brulee is really delicious. Since then, he had grown, expanded and transformed in the food business, producing his iconic Modern Singapore Cuisine. Today, I would like to introduce to you, his latest Modern Singapore Cuisine, the Real Nasi Lemak Burger …

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New Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens

Canon announced a new lens to their RF line up, the new Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens. In February 2019, I shared about upcoming Canon RF lenses in the year 2019, inside my Canon EOS RP announcement article. As the new Canon RF lenses are scheduled being announced and released over time in year 2019, Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP users can look forward to have more Canon RF lenses available for them to use in their professional or leisure photography. The Canon 85mm series of lenses have been well liked by professionals and leisure photographers alike, for …

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Canon’s FilmFIVE Festival 2019

Canon announced the launch of the second edition of their FilmFIVE Festival, Canon’s FilmFIVE Festival 2019, a nationwide filmmaking competition for young aspiring filmmakers from education institutions. This is the second edition of the FilmFIVE Festival since making their maiden debut in 2018.  Reading through the information and details of Canon FilmFIVE Festival for this year 2019, this is a great opportunity for young students to learn more about filmmaking, unleash their creative potential and produce short films. They are able to get hands on learning and shooting with Canon latest cameras, the Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP, …

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Exploring Jewel Changi Airport with Canon EOS RP

Jewel Changi Airport, the latest attraction in Singapore, was officially opened to the public on 17th April 2019. Prior to that, visitors were allowed to visit Jewel Changi Airport for a preview of this latest attraction in Singapore. I managed to ride on to my friend Victor’s preview tickets alloment and my own tickets too, I visited Jewel Changi Airport twice during the preview period, exploring Jewel Changi Airport with Canon EOS RP. The opening of Jewel Changi Airport attracted significant local and international attention, it’s more than just an airport shopping mall. Although some years back, there were some doubts …

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Feed the City by Food Bank Singapore

The Food Bank Singapore (FBSG) organised the inaugural Feed  the City event for 1,000 people in need from their list of beneficiary members, that was held at City Developments Limited’s (CDL) City Square Mall on Saturday 13th April 2019 from 10am to 4pm. At the launch of the Feed the City event, looking around at the various booths from The Food Bank Singapore, their supporting sponsors and partners. I was brought back in time when I was involved in my alma mater Dragon Scout Group social work/charity event (can’t remember when it took place, maybe 1995?) to collect food supplies/donations for …

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Spice World Hot Pot Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Spice World Hot Pot in Singapore is celebrating their 1st year anniversary with eight new dishes on their menu. Spice World Hot Pot is famous for their creative and colourful food presenations, fresh and premium ingredients, robust soup broths and excellent customer service. I was at Spice World Hot Pot official opening last year 2018, had a great and delicious time tasting hotpot cuisine by Spice World Hot Pot, thanks to Hpility SG for bringing me there for Spice World Hot Pot official opening event. For Spice World Hot Pot 1st year anniversary, there are new dishes on their menu. First and …

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New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photo Contest

The New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photo Contest is back again for its 42nd edition, officially accepting entries starting from today 17th April 2019. There are quite a number of different photography competitions around the world that photographers enter to put themselves to the test of their photography artistic style, creativity, skills, knowledge and photo stories with fellow photographers from the rest of the world. Reading through the details of New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photography Competition website and looking at the entries from previous years, my feel is that this photography competition is not the “usual style” …

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Hoi An and Da Nang – March 2018

My first holiday trip to Vietnam, visiting Hoi An and Da Nang took place in March 2018. As for my very first trip to Vietnam, it was in November 2014 for a business trip when I was still in my previous company, visiting an industrial estate location a few hours drive away from Ho Chi Minh City. After one year, I am finally going to write and publish my travel article along with Hoi An and Da Nang travel/food photographs that I took with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and LG V30+ smartphone. Over a period of 5 days, …

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Canon announced EOS 200D II

Canon recently announced a new DSLR to their lineup, the Canon EOS 200D II. The Canon EOS 200D II is a small, lightweight and compact DSLR camera, that would be suitable for beginner photographers who would like to advance upwards from their compact digital cameras that they are currently using and from just using their smartphone for photography. Although the Canon EOS 200D II is a small, lightweight and compact DSLR camera, it has quite a number of features packed inside this compact DSLR camera body with its functions and capabilities. If you are planning or starting to learn photography, …

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Packaging Matters at National Museum of Singapore

Take a nostalgic walk back in time at this special exhibition “Packaging Matters” at National Museum of Singapore, into the world of food and its packaging in Singapore, in the era of the early bottling and canning factories in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, to the light industries of the 1960s to 1970s when the factories in Singapore manufactured food. Upon entering into Stamford Gallery, it was like stepping into a time machine that brought me back in time when I was a young kid in the 80s, I spotted a number of familiar food packagings, boxes and designs that …

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