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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Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019

The Chinese Lunar New Year festive season at the start of every new year is arriving soon, in a few weeks time, we would be welcoming Chinese New Year on 5th February 2019, the first day of Chinese New Year 2019. In Singapore, things are in place at Chinatown, preparing to welcome the Year of the Pig with lots of events, festivities, activities and celebrations. The Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019 is organised by the Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee (KA-KS CCC) and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board. On 20th January 2019, it would be the official light …

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Goals and Objectives for YR2019 (Photography and Travel)

The year 2019 has just started, while some of us are still switching into 1st gear and getting ready to get back to work, I started thinking, planning and strategising during the last 2 weeks of the year 2018, doing a reflection first before compiling and writing down my goals and objectives for year 2019 in the areas of photography and travel (on both personal and professional basis) I have also wrote about my goals and objectives for year 2019 for my other aspects of my portfolio in the areas of writing, technology, social media and other business interests, do visit …

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Grandmother’s 2nd Year Anniversary Memorial Service

She was a matriarch that held 5 generations of her extended family together under her leadership, command and guidance, a small petite lady, she can be pretty fierce at times, however, we all knew that she loved and cared very deeply for her entire extended family, all the way to her great great grandchild. Everyone of us in the extended family felt a huge loss when she left us on 20th November 2016 (农历十月二十一). It was the start of a mourning period (I also wrote a personal heartfelt article for my paternal grandmother on her passing in Jan 2017)  with key …

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Minimalism – Space Light Object

In the current world that we live in, constantly filled with unrelentless updates, sharing and exchanges on social media networks, do you ever feel the stress, fatigue, anxiety and anger from this era of digital connectivity? Do you ever feel the need and desire to move away from all these digital connections and into a world of Minimalism of space, light and object? What is Minimalism all about? What does Minimalism mean to you? Minimalism – Space, Light, Object, what is this all about?   I had been exploring and discovering Minimalism, through my own interpretation using black and white …

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In an Instant: Polaroid at National Museum of Singapore

In today’s world of technology, internet and social media networks, in an instant,  with the power of smartphones and apps, photographs of almost anything and everything, can be captured and shared in an instant. Where is the origin of this modern instant photography? The origin of modern instant photography can be traced back to the late 1940s with the introduction of the Polaroid camera to the world. In an Instant: Polaroid at National Museum of Singapore, you can take a photography journey back in time to learn and explore the roots and origin of instant photography. Edwin Land: Scientist, Inventor, …

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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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