Remembrance Day 2022

Remembrance Day 2022 was conducted at Kranji War Cemetery on 13 Nov 2022. The event is observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War to honour armed forces members who have died in the line of duty. This day is held on 11 November to recall the end of 1st World War hostilities, which formally...

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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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Canon Landscape Canvas Prints

Broome - Photographers' Heaven Australia

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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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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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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Your Continued Travel to Australia Helps in its Recovery.

Travel Australia helps Recovery

Australia is a huge continent, all 7.692 million km² of it. I know the news coming out from Down Under since late July 2019 have been nothing but about bushfires and may likely affect your intention to visit the gorgeous destination. But here's the low-down - Not all places on the vast continent are affected, it's still safe to travel to...

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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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