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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My Canon EOS R and EOS RP stories

Here I am, going to share my Canon EOS R and EOS RP stories, what are the stories all about? The Canon EOS R, the first full-frame mirrorless camera from Canon was announced on 5th September 2018, with a lot of big fanfare, international media and worldwide photographers attention on Canon and their first full-frame mirrorless camera. Packed with such huge publicity and attention, the Canon EOS R was a popular camera and I only got the opportunity to review this camera recently, after Canon announced the Canon EOS RP full-frame mirrorless on 14th February 2019, a low cost mirrorless full-frame camera  …

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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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Canon @ IT Show 2019

IT Show 2019 has arrived in Singapore, taking place at Suntec Singapore from Thursday 7th March 2019 to Sunday 10th March 2019. Canon is participating at IT Show 2019 and this would be good time to get your new cameras, accessories and printers. There are many great deals to choose from, there is something for you, whether you are just starting to learn photography or serious enthusiast photographer. Take a look at the Canon @ IT Show 2019 brochures and their attractive promotions! DSLR and Mirrorless DILC cameras Compact digital cameras Printers If you are thinking of which camera to get, let …

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Canon launched Canon EOS RP

In September 2018, Canon launched their first full frame mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS R. The wait was finally over for Canon photoraphers and supporters around the world, Canon has a full frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Within a time span of six months, the photography community around the world witnessed Canon’s commitment to the full frame mirrorless camera market with the launch of the Canon EOS RP on 14th February 2019 and a range of new RF lenses for the Canon EOS R family of full frame mirrorless cameras. On a personal basis and professional basis, I have been following …

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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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