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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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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Q1 2019 Reflection and Updates

This is now the start of Q2 2019 as we bid farewell to Q1 2019. I took out some quiet time whereby I do my reflections and updates on my Q1 2019 on my photography, on both professional/business and personal/leisure segments. A slow start to FY 2019 Year 2019 was off to a quiet start, there were enquiries and quotations, yet not of them bear fruit. Things picked up slowly after Chinese Lunar New Year, I hope that it would start the ball rolling, business growing and expanding  ahead in the very near future. The economy is slowing down, fierce …

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EOS World at The Peranakan Project

On a nice Saturday morning on the 23rd March 2019 in Singapore,  a small group of us, Community Ambassador and Council Member from the EOS World, by Canon Singapore (Imaging Partner supporting this event) got together in the Joo Chiat district of the Marine Parade Cluster, helping out in “The Peranakan Project”, a photo walk with participants around various locations in Joo Chiat, visiting, learning and understanding more about Peranakan Culture in Singapore. Together with Victor, June, Iris, Uncle CE and myself, along with John, our EOS World Community Manager and Ron from Canon Imaging Academy of Canon Singapore, we had …

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Carpmael Street Bazaar by The Retro Factory

Vintage and retro flea markets have been one of my favourite places to visit, you never know what kind of treasures and interesting items that you can find at these markets. From my various travels overseas in the last two decades to different countries and studying in Australia, I always have a fun time visiting such vintage and retro flea markets. Back home in Singapore, I was introduced to Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market organised by The Retro Factory (maybe Q4 2016 or Q1 2017?) and I made new friends who are part of the community there! I also …

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A visit to Maesa Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai, Thailand

A visit to Maesa Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This article would be the last instalment of our travel program to Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Team Epiphany Go Chiang Mai during 29th January 2018 to 3rd February 2018. We spent some time visiting and understanding three different sectors of Maesa Elephant Camp, namely, Thai Elephant Kingdom at Maesa Elephant Camp, Maesa Elephant Nursery and The Thai Elephant Care Center (Maesa Elder Camp). Brief history and cultural signifance of Elephants in Thailand Elephants play an important role in Thai society, culture and history. The elephant is the official national animal of Thailand, …

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Follow Me on my Canon Mini Photo Prints Adventures!

Printing photographs while on the move or when you are traveling overseas, with a small, lightweight and portable device, the Canon Mini Photo Printer fits the bill. This new gadget by Canon is helping to bring back the fun and joy of printing photographs in 2” x 3” photo paper size. Come, follow me on my Canon Mini Photo Prints Adventures! Return of Printing Photographs During the days when I started learning photography in the 80s, it was analogue film photography, printing photographs was a natural process since we can’t view our photos on the LCD screen of the camera or …

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Where the lights shine above the sky

Where the lights shine above the sky, giving me the directions, me the photographer explorer, to seek, discover and explore, what I wanted to do, for my commercial and personal photography for the year 2019. This artwork is Time Rhythm at the Andersen Bridge in Singapore, part of the I Light Singapore 2019 – Bicentennial edition taking place right now till 24th February 2019. Keep a lookout for my photographs on my Instagram , as I start to explore all of the artworks at i Light Singapore 2019. Just having a number of thoughts inside my mind, wrote it down and …

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Light to Night Festival 2019 – SG Art Week Edition

Light to Night Festival 2019 returns to the Civic District in Singapore with two unique experiences over a period of six weeks, starting from 18th January 2019. The Singapore Art Week Edition is taking place from 18th January to 27th January 2019 before the Bicentennial Edition takes over from 28th January to 24th February 2019. This annual urban art event has both indoor and outdoor elements, with the light projections on the Civic District monuments façade.  There are also indoor art installations and art highlight trails for visitors to enjoy as well. Starting from the National Gallery Singapore, visitors can explore the rest of the …

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