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The Supermoon Which Eluded Us

The night of 14 November 2016 is supposed to be the night when the moon is the closest to Earth in 68 years. The phenomenon is known as a Supermoon, and though it’s not rare (there were 3 in this … Continue reading




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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 … Continue reading




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Rendezvous of Venus, Jupiter and the Moon

Almost exactly three years ago, I caught the “Celestial Triangle” formed by Venus, Jupiter and a crescent moon early one morning. Earlier tonight, I managed to catch the gorgeous sight again, thanks to a tip-off in the Straits Times’ website … Continue reading




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The “Bloodless” Lunar Eclipse I Almost Missed

The lunar eclipse on 4 Apr 2015 is the third of a series of four—called a tetrad—consecutive eclipses spaced six months apart. It was also the shortest, lasting barely 5 minutes at its peak. I staked out at the Esplanade … Continue reading




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Moonrise, Moonset

On the way to Stadium Waterfront for an early morning shoot with my friend, Kit, I spotted the full moon low in the sky. I looked for a suitable foreground interest and took a few shots with various buildings in … Continue reading




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“Blood Moon” Lunar Eclipse 8 Oct 2014

After having two Supermoons elude me this year, I can’t wait to capture the total lunar eclipse earlier tonight. Also called the “blood moon” due to its reddish colour during totality, the maximum eclipse is set to occur at 6:55pm … Continue reading




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Flying Into the Sunset

On a recent holiday to Spain and Portugal last year, my tour group arrived at the Belém Tower park at sunset after a city tour. I caught sight of the Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho Monument and a crescent moon … Continue reading




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Featured On National Geographic’s Web Site and Flickr Blog

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 … Continue reading




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Supermoon Redux

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 … Continue reading




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Moonset Over Marina Bay Sands

I was at Gardens by the Bay when I saw a crescent moon floating just above the Skypark of the building. Having brought along my Nikon 1 V1 and no tripod, I set the ISO to 1600 and snapped a … Continue reading




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