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

Photo Travel Asia|Dipterocarp at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore, Closure for restoration from 15 September 2014
Activities / Rainforest trekking / Singapore

Photo Travel Asia|Dipterocarp at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore, Closure for restoration from 15 September 2014

Dipterocarp at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore, Closure for restoration from 15 September 2014. I was at the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore last week to photograph the seedling of the giant dipterocarp tree.  The light under the rainforest canopy was very dim. What made matter worst was the high contrast lighting on the canopy … Continue reading

Photo Travel Asia| Sultan Mosque Singapore Hari Raya Celebration
Culture & Heritage / Hari Raya Celebration Singapore / Singapore

Photo Travel Asia| Sultan Mosque Singapore Hari Raya Celebration

Photo Travel Asia| Sultan Mosque Singapore Hari Raya Celebration The Sultan Mosque in Singapore was built in 1824 and gazetted as a national monument in 1975.  After one month of dawn-to-dusk fasting during Ramadan, the first three days of Hari Raya Aidilfitri are celebrated on a grand scale in Singapore.  Hari Raya celebration is colourful and facinating … Continue reading

Hari Raya Singapore Celebration
Culture & Heritage / Hari Raya Celebration Singapore / Singapore / WS 201 Intermediate & Creative

Hari Raya Singapore Celebration

Hari Raya Singapore Celebration . Hari Raya Singapore . After one month of dawn-to-dusk fasting during Ramadan, the first three days of Hari Raya Aidilfitri are celebrated on a grand scale. Hari Raya are colourful and facinating and probably the best time to experience Malay culture and heritage in Singapore. Bring the joy of photography … Continue reading