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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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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