Tasmania Convoy Self-drive Adventure September 2017

Tasmania Convoy Self-drive Adventure September 2017

Tasmania Convoy Adventure September 2017

This 8D7N self-drive convoy adventure was organised by Jetabout Holidays and held from the 21-28 September 2017. To ensure a better trip experience, participants and cars were kept to a manageable amount. In total, we had seven attendees with Cindy Loo (trip guide and facilitator) and myself included. Chasing the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) was one of the trip objectives. However, nature being what it is, we were rewarded with Milky...

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5 Essential Tips for Better Formula One Photography

Grand Prix Formula One Photography Techniques

5 Essential Tips for Better Formula One Photography

This article is intended for readers looking to pick some basic tips in motor racing photography. The techniques shared, while relevant to most Formula One racing around the world, are skewed towards Singapore Grand Prix, which is unique as it is held at night. As such, there will not be tips on silhouetted, sunrise or sunset-based photography as the entire race track is evenly lit by 1600 strategically positioned lighting...

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The Most Photogenic Night Market In Bangkok – Rod Fai Train Market at Ratchada

Most Photogenic Night Market Bangkok Rod Fai Train Market Ratchada

The new Rod Fai Market in the Ratchada area of Bangkok is an amazing venue for the avid photographer. This article is intended for shutterbugs looking to shoot the top view of the night market, which is making the rounds in the internet. The following photography and travel tips will be helpful for all who may be thinking of capturing that angle, visit the place or both.

Photographing Bangkok New Rod Fai Night Market at Ratchada

To shoot this top view of the market, take the lift...

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DBS Marina Regatta 2017 – Dragon Boat Competition

DBS Marina Regatta 2017 - Singapore biggest water sports event

The DBS Marina Regatta is touted as 'Singapore biggest water sports festival'. Launched in 2012, the Marina Bay takes on a new life every May or June as many local and international dragon boat teams, compete for glory and price money. This is part of the event title sponsor - Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) ongoing efforts to engage the community and showcase the vibrancy and dynamism of Singapore's financial downtown district. In 2016, more than 230 international and local teams...

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5 Reasons Why It’s Worth Packing A Tripod On Your Travel Trip

Reasons Packing Tripod Travel Tips Singapore Travel Blogger

I hope to share in this article 5 reasons why tripod is worth packing on your travel trip. A tripod is one of the most useful accessories in any traveler's photographic gears. What an irony then that most of us hate bringing our tripods on our vacations. There are many reasons for travelers opinion of tripods as irritation - they are cumbersome, take too much time to pack and set up, and takes up too much luggage space. It's time to rediscover...

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Chasing the Southern Lights in Tasmania

Chasing Southern Lights Tasmania JetBlogger Jensen Chua and Jetabout Holidays

Whenever the subject of Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights crops up, most people think of Norway, Iceland or the Arctic.  But with the sun’s 11-year solar cycle coming to an end, these nature wonders are fading and may not be seen as often for another decade.  Fortunately for us in Asia, the Southern Hemisphere has its own light show – the Aurora Australis or Southern Lights.

The Southern Lights is deemed a fairly 'recent discovery' as one of the pioneer spotters - Margaret...

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Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Tasmania

Tasmania self drive itinerary helps make great trip. Inside look different Tasmanian environments

Tasmania Self Drive Holiday - Discover Tasmania

This  photographic road trip was organised by Jetabout Holidays (Holiday Tours and Travel) in collaboration with Tourism Australia covering both Sydney and Tasmania, which totalled 2 weeks from 2-18 Nov (2 Nov being a departure date with 8 hours direct flight to Sydney via Qantas), with an estimated driving mileage of some 3000km. This travelogue is in continuation from the Sydney and NSW leg, with the Tasmania phase which commenced on 10...

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Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Sydney (New South Wales)

Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Sydney (New South Wales)

Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Sydney (New South Wales)

If there's a road trip that qualifies being termed epic, this is it ! This photographic project in November 2016 was my longest ever overseas assignment to date. Organised by Jetabout Holidays, in collaboration with Tourism Australia covering both New South Wales (NSW) and Tasmania.  The trip was preceded by an invitation from Qantas on departure day to experience the...

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Panning

Singapore Travel Blogger Photographer Jetblogger Jensen Chua Sharing Panning Techniques

Panning technique in photography refers to the usage of a slow shutter speed and swinging motion of the camera to follow or track the motion of a moving object.  Because the camera is moved to track at the same speed as the moving subject, the subject appears sharp while the background and its details appear in motion in the photo, although it's essentially stationary.

Panning is one of the most invaluable techniques that a photographer can have , especially those doing sports...

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Insects

Singapore Travel Blogger Photographer Sharing Photography Tips Macro Insect

Insects photography invariably involves close up or macro. Usually they are small, intricate and thus require added attention to technique and details. As in all fields of photography, usage of the appropriate equipment is necessary to achieve the best results, this may includes a 1:1 macro lens which is designed for life-sized close-ups. You will also find other tools useful, like a tripod, ring-light and a...

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