The awakening of the Sunda Scops Owl at the Singapore Botanical Gardens
Birding & bird watching / Photography Tips / Singapore

The awakening of the Sunda Scops Owl at the Singapore Botanical Gardens

The awakening of the Sunda Scops Owl at the Singapore Botanical Gardens(UNESCO World Heritage Site) Observing the Sunda Scops Owl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens (UNESCO World Heritage Site) was a learning experience for me since it had a very ‘narrow shooting opportunity’ before the daylight fades. It is also a test of the capability of … Continue reading

Once a bird photographer, always a bird photographer, even with an iPhone
Birding & bird watching / Singapore

Once a bird photographer, always a bird photographer, even with an iPhone

Once a bird photographer, always a bird photographer, even with an iPhone I was at the Singapore Central Financial Business District (Raffles Place MRT). The sky was blue and the skyscrapers were just like concrete jungle (towering dipterocarpus) to a bird photographer. I was aiming my iPhone to capture the contrast of buildings and sunny blue … Continue reading

Jambu Fruit-Dove, Crashed at Winsland House, Birds at Orchard Road Singapore
Birding & bird watching / Singapore

Jambu Fruit-Dove, Crashed at Winsland House, Birds at Orchard Road Singapore

Jambu Fruit-Dove, Crashed at Winsland House, Birds at Orchard Road Singapore As I walked home this morning around 7:45 am, I almost stepped on a Jambu Fruit-Dove on the walkway by the road side that had crashed at Winsland House, near Orchard Road, Singapore.  It was sitting motionless on the concrete floor probably due to the impact … Continue reading

Parents of Yellow-vented Flowerpecker found their lost chick – Kaeng Krachan National Park
Birding & bird watching / Thailand

Parents of Yellow-vented Flowerpecker found their lost chick – Kaeng Krachan National Park

The park ranger found a chick on the road to the camp and rescued it. It must have dropped from the nest. The ranger fed the bird and left it on the branch near the canteen at kaeng Krachan National park at the Bang Krang Camp. A day later, wonderful things happened. The parents responded … Continue reading

Canon EOS 7D Mark II and EOS 5D Mark III comparison – Bird Photography in Rainforest.
Birding & bird watching / Thailand

Canon EOS 7D Mark II and EOS 5D Mark III comparison – Bird Photography in Rainforest.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II and EOS 5D Mark III comparison – Bird Photography in Rainforest. I recently took a new Canon 7D Mark II and my old 5D III to Thailand.  After a quick calibration and customization on the Canon EOS 7D Mark II,  I took both cameras into the rainforest to photograph mainly birds. … Continue reading