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

Photo Travel Asia| Early morning walk from the Singapore Merlion
Photography Workshop Singapore / Singapore

Photo Travel Asia| Early morning walk from the Singapore Merlion

Photo Travel Asia | Early morning walk from the Singapore Merlion. Have you done anything different out of the daily routine recently? How many sun rise do you see in a year? I went to see the sunrise at the Merlion in Singapore. The Singapore Merlion was designed by Fraser Brunner for Singapore Tourism in 1964. … Continue reading

Plant and landscape photography at Singapore Gardens by the Bay
ACTIVITIES / Rainforest / Singapore

Plant and landscape photography at Singapore Gardens by the Bay

Plant and landscape photography at Singapore Gardens by the Bay The two domes are two great places to take plant and landscape photography at Singapore Gardens by the Bay. Equipped with just 1 camera and 2 lenses ( 50 mm f/1.8 II and 17-70 mm), I spent the morning photographing in the Flower dome and Cloud … Continue reading

Fireworks on Singapore 50th National Day Golden Jubilee Celebration
ACTIVITIES / Culture & Heritage / Singapore

Fireworks on Singapore 50th National Day Golden Jubilee Celebration

Fireworks on Singapore 50th National Day Golden Jubilee Celebration MRT and bus rides were free.  The transfer from Marina South Station to the circle line to Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay was packed from every direction. We were in with the crowd to join in the celebration to capture fireworks on Singapore 50th national Day … 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

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

Singapore China Town Lunar New Year Photography Walk by Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) and Information Technology Group (ITG) with John Arifin
Culture & Heritage / Singapore

Singapore China Town Lunar New Year Photography Walk by Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) and Information Technology Group (ITG) with John Arifin

Singapore China Town Lunar New Year Photography Walk by Singapore Institute of Management(SIM) and Information Technology Group (ITG) with John Arifin The Lunar  New Year celebration in Singapore at China Town is one of the most visited attractions for local and tourist alike. I led a photography walk organized by Singapore Institute of Management SIM … Continue reading

Brown-Chested Jungle Flycatcher, Singapore
ACTIVITIES / Birding / 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 / 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