MacRitchie Reservoir Prunus Trail

MacRitchie Reservoir Prunus Trail is part of more than 500ha of primary and secondary forests located in the Catchment Nature Reserve, which is also Singapore's oldest reservoir (established 1894).

How To Get There...

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Life+Guard – Camera and Lens Skin

Dear readers, I recently received my Life+Guard camera and lens skin delivered from Taiwan. This camera gears covering are actually precision-cut vehicle-grade 3M vinyl stickers that protect and impart a customised look to your camera gears.

They...

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Wildlife Photography @ Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve

In Singapore highly urbanised landscape, Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve is the ideal location for visitors looking to connect with nature and photographers looking to shoot wildlife photography. Designated an Asean Heritage Park in 2003, this 202 hectare reserve located in the north-western region is a key stop-over point for migratory birds from as far as Siberia on their way to Australia to escape the winter months.

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Singapore NDP 2020 – A Celebration in Solidarity

Singapore NDP 2020

Singapore NDP 2020, a celebration totally unlike others. Can anyone recall NDP 2009? which was also held when our nation was in its deepest recession since independence during the Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic. It's no surprise there were calls to postpone or even cancel the NDP this year.

The...

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Canon EOS R5 – 1st Impression

Its been quite some time since my last gear review and and what better to touch base again with the latest amazing Canon EOS R5. Special thanks to Canon Singapore for the privilege to lay hands and check out this revolutionary camera.

The Canon EOS R5+R6 campaign slogan "Born to Rule"...

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Singapore Airshow 2020, Asia’s Largest Airshow.

Finally, for aviation enthusiasts, the much-anticipated 7th edition of the Singapore Airshow 2020 is just around the corner. This aviation event is organised and managed by Experia Events and touted as Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world. This year edition is understandably affected by the evolving novel corona-virus, with several exhibitors and aerial teams pulling out due to safety concerns. But the...

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Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Touch Review

This is Seagate latest edition to its portable Backup Plus series - the Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Touch. And I am pleased to have the chance to review this uniquely designed external hard drive. While I am not into techie stuff, reliable backup drives are a relevant and important gadget in my work as a travel writer and photographer. In this era of cameras and video cameras getting ever higher specifications, having a reliable external back...

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Taming the Jewel @ Changi Airport

shooting a new landmark as iconic as the Jewel at Changi Airport

When shooting a newly minted landmark as iconic as the Jewel at Changi Airport during the preview days prior to the official opening on the 17th April 2019, any photographers at whatever level of experience will face a steep learning curve. One of the key challenges comes from the immense human traffic as 500,000 preview visit passes were issued for the 1-week event. But we went through a shooting session and came away with some tips that might just help those planning a photo trip...

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RSAF50 Centennial Celebration – Medevac Demo at Sembawang

RSAF50 Centennial Celebration - Medevac Demonstration at Sembawang

As part of a suite of activities to mark her 50th Anniversary through 2018 in the heartlands, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) held an inaugural Search and Rescue (SAR) demo at an open field close to the Sembawang MRT on the 31st March and 1st April. Medical officers performed a “casualty” evacuation on a stretcher to the...

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Singapore Airshow 2018 – Asia’s largest aviation event

Singapore Airshow 2018 - Asia's Largest Aviation Event

The much-anticipated biennial airshow dubbed as "Asia's Largest Aerospace and Defence event", was held at Changi Exhibition Center from the 6th-11th February 2018. The first four days were reserved for trade which provided valuable networking opportunities for the global aerospace community, industry movers and shakers, government and military delegations.

Likewise, the airshow is the best launch-pad for start-ups to...

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