Qing Ming Festival 2018

Qing Ming Festival (清明节), also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day. A time for the extended family to gather and come together, paying respects to the ancestors, remembering and honouring their legacy. This is also a time for extended family bonding and gathering. 祭祖,感恩,全家团圆,亲情最重要。

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Reflecting Q1 2018 (Photography only)

31st March 2018, time flies fast and furious, it’s not something that we do not know. Today is the last day of the first quarter of year 2018 and I decided to take a few hours of quiet time for me to reflect on my personal and business side of photography during this first quarter of 2018. First and foremost, let me start on the business aspect for my photography: Slow and small growth, not exponential, in this current economic climate, it’s still pretty difficult on the ground level. Photography business portfolio is expanding, need to upload and showcase more …

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Canon celebrates 15years of No.1 DILC Market Share

Canon recently announced on 28th March 2018, a milestone for the company, celebrating 15 consecutive years of number 1 share of global interchangeable-lens digital cameras (digital SLR and compact-system cameras) market from 2003 to 2017. I had been a part of this journey, starting with my first DSLR, the Canon EOS 300D in 2004, followed by Canon EOS 30D, Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EOS 70D and currently using Canon EOS 1DX. This slogan by Canon, “Delighting You Always”, can be found in their Canon interchangeable-lens camera eco-system, from the sensors to their quality interchangeable lenses. Along this personal …

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Canon EOS M6 Review

The Canon EOS M6 was first announced in February 2017, adding to the mirrorless range of cameras inside the Canon cameras family. The EOS M6 sports a modern all rounder design, lightweight, portable and armed with an easy to use functionality. On a personal basis, I really like the aesthestics, buttons layout design and feel of the EOS M6, the dials and surface feeling, giving a retro feel of the film camera, this vintage style design of the Canon EOS M6 packed with Canon’s modern camera and photography technology. When the Canon EOS M6 was available for a loan review …

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MDIS at Chingay 2018

Chingay is one of Singapore’s major events, it is the largest street performance and float parade in Asia, attracting many participants from both local and businesss communities, as well as international guests from around the world. The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), one of the leading private education institutions (ranked Top 3 among PEIs) in Singapore, participated in Chingay 2018, their 4th year participating in this iconic and major Singapore event, bringing with them their youthful enthusiasm and energy to the visitors at Chingay 2018. Thanks to MDIS, I was invited to visit the MDIS Chingay 2018 contingent during …

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All About Dogs at Singapore Philatelic Museum

Year 2018 welcomes the Zodiac Year of the Dog, affectionately known as “man’s best friend”. The Singapore Philatelic Museum presents, a children’s exhibition titled “All About Dogs”. This exhibition explores the history, relationship and close bond between dogs and human beings, that started last month from 14th February till end of the year, on 1st December 2018. Make a guess, how many stamps and philatelic materials can be found in this All About Dogs exhibition at the Singapore Philatelic Museum? There are 300 stamps and philatelic materials (on dogs) from all around the world, making their presence here in Singapore. …

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Love At Second Sight Project (Videos)

A few months back, in October 2017, I was involved with a talented and diverse group of professionals coming together for a short film project. My role was the behind the scenes photographer during the filming, as well as the portraiture and products (sponsors) photographer for the duo behind the brains, ideas, vision and direction for this short film project. For the past few months leading up to the launch of the videos in February 2018, there were sneak peaks and previews of the videos, from the behind the scenes photographs footage and coverage done by me. I would share …

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My Photo and Travel blog/website is back!

For a short time period of two and a half months since my last article post, there wasn’t any new posts on my photography and travel blog/website. For those who visited my website, you might have noticed some different during that time, the categories were gone and the links were broken. During this period, it was a very frustrating time for me, seeking help from the domain and hosting services provider reseller for answers and solutions. I had to ask my friend Brian to help me in the repair and migration of all my content to another domain and hosting …

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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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Chargrilled Food @ The Quarters

The Quarters, a humble yet modern Singapore local food cuisine that incorporates and evolves local Singapore food delights with a modern fusion twist. From their humble beginnings with their trademark Durian Crème Brulee to the launch of The Quarters at Icon Village, followed by Kush at Timbre+, I personally seen it grow from a food cart at a pop up event to their two ModSin food cuisines today. Before the Chargrilled food event started, I went down earlier and had a chat with this ModSin food guru, Deming, the Founder of The Quarters, a person who is very passionate about …

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