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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Japan Fastest Mochi Pounders Nakatanidou

Dear friends, was there a time you feel you just have to get that picture? I have such photographic impulse many times and the latest was at Nara city, in my quest to record Japan's fastest mochi pounders Nakatanidou.

Nakatanidou won the national high-speed mochitsuki...

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Broome – Photographers’ Heaven in Western Australia

Broome - Photographers' Heaven Australia

This exploratory trip to the laidback resort town with Alvin Foo (Principal, Canon Imaging Academy) and Cindy Loo (Jetabout Holidays) convinced me that Broome is certainly a photographers' heaven in Western Australia.

For cityfolks with a penchant for non-touristy, serene and unhurried pace of life or photography enthusiasts looking for spectacular nature, wildlife and landscape or couples planning pre-wedding...

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Tips on Flying Drone in the Maldives

Some useful tips droning in the Maldives

Some useful tips for droning in the Maldives

In this short article, I would like to share some practical tips about drone photography in the Maldives. The gorgeous seascape and immense beauty of the oceanic location make drone photography and videography a compelling endeavour. Droning opens up angles of view not available to eye level photography. With a well-made drone, you are like an eagle in skies, taking in the bird's eyes view of the paradise.

Question: Is...

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5 Reasons why I don’t like Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

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5 Reasons why I don't like the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

There is so much hype about the Maldives being a paradise with the unbelievable turquoise sea with gin clear water and vibrant marine life. I just don't understand why. That can only mean 1 thing - these people must have never travelled to other parts of the world before. Here are some reasons why I don't like The Fairmont Sirru Fen Fushi (opened in April 2018) after my recent visit.

1. I was unable to swim...

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Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives – Quick Gateway to Paradise

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Grand Park Kodhipparu, the natural choice for a quick getaway

A vacation to the Maldives can be a bucket-list event for many travellers. But the wide range of resorts renders decision-making a challenging task. Within a similar price band, every other resort looks so ever inviting and heavenly with overwater villas or beachfront villas. After my recent trip (my 4th) and 10th resorts inspected, the experience has enabled me to assist readers to have a better understanding and...

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Eight Reasons Why Eastern Hokkaido Should Be Your Next Photography Destination

Why Eastern Hokkaido Should Be Your Next Photography Destination

Eight Reasons Why Eastern Hokkaido Should Be Your Next Photography Destination

This visit to Hokkaido is my third over a four-year span but the beautiful island never fails to fascinate me each time. Perhaps the different season and travel theme conspired to maintain that novelty feel. Indeed, Hokkaido has been so successful in establishing herself as a winter holiday destination that the notion winter is the best time to visit sticks in the mind of most visitors. But I beg to...

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1st-Timer New Zealand South Island Self-Drive Road Trip

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1st-Timer New Zealand South Island Self-Drive Road Trip

To many who have yet to visit New Zealand, the impression of the country invariably conjures up imagery of sheep (tons of them), rolling vista of mountain ranges with wispy white clouds, the famed All Blacks Rugby team and tattooed wide-eyed Maori warriors sticking their tongues out in a Haka dance. Yes, New Zealand has all this but much much more. As a travel photographer, I can say with conviction that this...

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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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