This weekend (26 Mar 2017) marks the end of the 2017 edition of the i Light Marina Bay festival. I made a few more visits to the festival after the media preview so that I can see and photograph the installations which were either not ready then, or we didn’t have time to cover.
i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s only sustainable light art festival is back for its fifth round. Starting from this year, the popular festival will now be an yearly affair, instead of bi-yearly as with the previous rounds. Held from 3 Mar to 26 Mar, this year’s i Light features 20 sustainable light art installations around the […]
I was delighted to receive a Facebook notification (and an email) from Fujifilm Singapore that the entry I’ve submitted for their photo contest has been selected as the winner! The prize was the Fujinon XF 35mm f/2.0R WR. This is the first time I actually won something from a photo contest. I had previously submitted […]
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 […]
The River Hongbao is a yearly carnival held at the Marina Bay Floating Platform during the Chinese New Year. It usually features performances and huge lanterns as well as the very popular God of Fortune statue which showers the crowd with gold confetti at regular intervals at night.
Sound of Ikebana: Four Seasons is a series of four videos that capture the vibration of kaleidoscopic paint caused by sound waves. It’s created by renowned Japanese media artist Naoko Tosa from 12 Oct 2013 to 13 Jan 2014 and debuted at the ArtScience Museum on 16 Jan 2014.
I was going through my Twitter feed on my iPhone today morning when I came across a tweet from National Geographic (@natgeo) featuring a collection of reader-submitted Supermoon photos. As I had also submitted a few of mine to them as part of their #supermoon weekend hashtag assignment, I clicked through to see if by […]
Last year, I set out to shoot the Supermoon but it was thwarted by the cloudy weather and I came home without any shots of it. This year, the Supermoon came by again and I decided to give it another go. However, irresponsible Indonesian farmers decided to use the ancient “Slash and burn” technique of […]
A little over 9 years ago, a group of photographers and myself got into a room at the Swissotel the Stamford to do a shoot of the skyline at a high vantage point. It was slightly hazy and overcast, but thankfully cleared up by the evening and we were able to get some decent night […]
About two weeks before the South by Southwest (SXSW) 2013 event held in Austin, Texas, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a Flickr Mail from Flickr‘s marketing manager, Theresa Nguyen. Flickr has come across my photo (above) and would like to showcase it in their gallery at Brazos Hall at SXSW and asked me for […]