Blue Hour at Marina Bay

Dear friends, many of you should have heard of blue or golden hour photography. I like to touch on the blue hour, which arrives shortly after sunset when the sun's position is just below the horizon and produces those cooler tones. But it doesn't span an hour, it lasts only about 20-30min. In Singapore, our sunset is around 6.50 pm, so the blue hour lasts about 7 pm - 7.30 pm. In this article, like to share some pictures shot during the blue hour at Marina Bay....

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FPDA 2021 50th Anniversary

The Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) member-nations – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom – commemorated the FPDA 50th anniversary this afternoon at Marina South, with a flypast and a naval vessel display put up by member-nations at the conclusion of Exercise Bersama Gold 2021.

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Singapore Red Lions Parachute Team

The Singapore Armed Forces Red Lions parachute team is certainly our national icon, especially during our nation's annual national day celebration. The parachutists free-falling, floating in the skies and precision landing at the parade venue always bring unspoken joy among the spectators while kickstarting the event celebratory mood.

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Macrophotography at Singapore Botanic Gardens

Dear readers, have any of you visited Singapore Botanic Gardens lately? I recently conducted a visit to the gorgeous gardens to orientate myself for an upcoming macrophotography photowalk for Canon Imaging Academy. There are great beauty in little things, especially when up close. I hope to share this with the photowalk attendees. The weather was really hot and humid, do hydrate adequately and put on appropriate attire if you intend on doing likewise. I am sure you...

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Canon Landscape Canvas Prints

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Canon's landscape canvas prints come in three sizes to beautify any living space. The materials used are of premium-grade and guaranteed to last a very long time. This specially curated collection is ideal for home owners or companies looking to spruce up their interior ambience.

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Military Aircraft Spotting in Singapore

Military aircraft spotting in Singapore can be a challenging hobby for aerial spotters. But the experience can be rewarding as well. I have been procrastinating on this personal photographic project due to uncertainty if I will be arrested by the authorities for photographing “sensitive” military assets. But good news to readers thinking of embarking on this hobby, as long as you are taking pictures of the aircraft in an open area it should not be an...

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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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