Photographing Birds with Your Ears
Bird Photography / Birding / Borneo / Rainforest

Photographing Birds with Your Ears

Photographing Birds with Your Ears It is already challenging to look for an elusive bird in the rainforest in daytime, let alone searching for nocturnal bird at night. This is where ‘photographing birds with your ears’ comes into play. Borneo has beautiful luscious green rainforest with rustling foliage by day and totally pitched dark with … Continue reading

Masked Finfoot| Early sighting in 1992| Malaysia
Bird Photography / Birding / Malaysia / Rainforest

Masked Finfoot| Early sighting in 1992| Malaysia

Masked Finfoot | Early sighting in 1992|Malaysia Masked Finfoot | Early sighting in 1992 | Malaysia In the early 90’s, not much was known about the Masked Finfoot (heliopais personata), an aquatic bird, except for its distribution in eastern Indian subcontinent, Indochina and Malaysia. There were a few reports of its early sighting in Taman Negara, … Continue reading

The awakening of the Sunda Scops Owl at the Singapore Botanical Gardens|UNESCO World Heritage Site
Birding / PHOTO TIPS / Singapore

The awakening of the Sunda Scops Owl at the Singapore Botanical Gardens|UNESCO World Heritage Site

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 / 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