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

Cherry Blossom, Birding in Doi Inthanon, Doi Lang, Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park, Northern Thailand near Chiang Mai.
Birding & bird watching / Thailand

Cherry Blossom, Birding in Doi Inthanon, Doi Lang, Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park, Northern Thailand near Chiang Mai.

Cherry Blossom, Birding in Doi Inthanon, Doi Lang, Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park, Northern Thailand near Chiang Mai. From the highest peak in Thailand at Doi Inthanon (2565m), we traveled along the border of Thailand and Myanmar along Doi Lang and Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park in search of mountain birds. The weather … Continue reading

How good is the camera image stabilizer and how to maximize it ?
Birding & bird watching / Singapore / WS 101 Basic Photography workshop

How good is the camera image stabilizer and how to maximize it ?

How good is the camera image stabilizer and how to maximize it ? Today I decided to go extra light in my bird photography equipment to photograph the Hooded Pitta at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. I left my big lens and Gitzo tripod. I brought only my 70-300 walk about zoom (with image stabiliser)  and a … Continue reading

Brown-Chested Jungle Flycatcher, Singapore
Activities / Birding & bird watching / Singapore

Brown-Chested Jungle Flycatcher, Singapore

Brown-Chested Jungle Flycatcher, Singapore. I think it is a jungle out there. First it was the Red Junglefowls, now the Brown-Chested Jungle Flycatcher. The Brown-Chested Jungle Flycatcher is a winter migrant to Singapore. I started noticing it about a week ago at my fence perching on its favourite tree ( or branch ) scooping insects … Continue reading

Red Junglefowls near Orchard Road, Singapore
Birding & bird watching / Singapore

Red Junglefowls near Orchard Road, Singapore

Red Junglefowl near Orchard Road, Singapore Six  Red Junglefowls (Gallus gallus) were were sighted this afternoon  near Orchard Road. They were feeding near the grass patch near Orchard Central. See the Junglefowl perching on the “green” metal branch with Orchard Road as the backdrop. Junglefowls were also spotted near the ERP Gantry near Orchard Road some time ago. Continue reading

Crested Goshawk, Orchard Road Singapore
Birding & bird watching / Singapore

Crested Goshawk, Orchard Road Singapore

Crested Goshawk, Orchard Road Singapore It was around 3 pm when I brought Presie for his usual afternoon walk, I heard a noisy commotion from the Mynas, Bulbuls and Black-naped Orioles just above me.  The Black-naped Oriole at the top of his voice was calling and calling.  I looked up at the Tembusu Tree and  spotted the Crested Goshawk. … Continue reading