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Goodbye, Funan. Thanks For All the Memories.

Today (30 June 2016) is the last day of operation of the Funan Digitalife Mall in Singapore. For over 30 years, it has been the go-to place to shop for IT (and later, photography) products. It’ll undergo an extensive redevelopment into a “experiential creative hub.” Funan Digitalife Mall was built in 1985 as Funan Centre, […]

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i Light Marina Bay 2016 Highlights

What a Loving & Beautiful World The popular i Light Marina Bay is now into its fourth installation this year. The festival opened last Friday, 18 March and I went over with a couple of friends to have a look as well as to take some photos. This is the third i Light festival I […]

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Partial Solar Eclipse 9 Mar 2016

On 9 March 2016, a large part of the Pacific, including South East Asia and Australia was treated to a rare celestial event, a solar eclipse. Unfortunately, Singaporeans are only able to see a partial eclipse, with the 87% of the sun being covered by the moon. It’s still a rare event nonetheless, with the last […]

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A Day In Reykjavik, Iceland

After a week of travelling around Iceland, encountering three nights of the breathtaking Aurora Borealis, spectacular waterfalls and beautiful icebergs, we are back at Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. We have one final day in the city, and together with a friend, decided to explore a few key sights. You might find this blog post useful if […]

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Jubilee Walk Exclusive Tour

The Jubilee Walk was launched in 2015 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence. It features key milestones of our nation-building and is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, National Heritage Board, National Parks Board and the Urban Redevelopment Authority. The full Jubilee Walk is an 8km self-guided walking […]

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Waterfalls of Iceland

Iceland is the home to many spectacular waterfalls, due to the North atlantic which produces rain and snow; and a near-Artic location which gave rise to the many glaciers which melt and feed many rivers during summer. During my last trip to Iceland, I managed to visit and photograph a few of them. Godafoss (Goðafoss) […]

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Steve McCurry: The Iconic Photographs

Steve McCurry is most known for his 1984 photograph of an Afghan girl with haunting green eyes and red headscarf that appeared on the June 1985 issue of the National Geographic Magazine. The acclaimed National Geographic photographer has been to many places, covering international conflict and documenting ancient traditions and vanishing cultures and heritage. As […]

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Jökulsárlón—Picturesque Glacial Lagoon In Iceland

One of the most beautiful sights in Iceland is Jökulsárlón, a glacial lake in southern Iceland on the edge of the Vatnajökull National Park. The lagoon has been featured in movies such as Die Another Day, A View to a Kill, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Batman Begins. It also made the news when a new […]

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Watching the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) For the First Time In Iceland

Iceland—The land of fire and ice, with its stunning and largely untouched landscape, is a dream destination for many landscape photographers, myself included. It is also featured in several movies and TV shows like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Game of Thrones and even the latest Star Wars: A Force Awakens! Of course, Iceland […]

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2015—Year In Photos

In a few hours, we will bid farewell to 2015 and welcome 2016. I usually do a end-of-year post of some of my favourite photos and events over the year, but missed 2014 as I was overseas. I continue the tradition this year, with my favourite photos of 2015. Here we go. In Jan 2015, I […]