Category: Singapore

Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

  Upwards and onwards. Buildings after buildings climb upwards to reach the sky as we struggle upwards to fulfil our material needs but sometimes, it is nice to come down and stay on the ground where things are less complicated. I disappeared from the blogosphere for a bit. Rest assured, I’m […]

25

A little over a year ago, my partner handed me 2 disposable film cameras with 25 exposures each. I’ve worked with film cameras but never with a disposable one. You can catch a glimpse of the camera above; no auto focus -heck there is no focus at all; no metering; […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Kiss

It happened so fast but this image was always stuck on my mind; the moment that unfolded as I reacted to it. She turned around, saw him and smiled. She walked over, they held hands and they kissed. At that moment, her leg went up like a princess […]

Adventures of the Dan Tarts

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to work with the Leica X1 as I joined my partner in one of her school projects, documenting an unseen sight of Singapore. We went to a small fishing port somewhere in Seletar and met some friendly and not so […]

Thaipusam, Photo Essay, Jamie Chan, Singapore, Festival, Washing, No Foreign Lands, Travel, Blogger

Thaipusam 2013

Thaipusam happens on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai. On this day, thousands of Hindu Devotees honors Murugan, the son of Shiva and Parvati. It is believed that on this day, Parvati presented a spear to Murugan to vanquish an evil demon and combat its […]

Joy Villa, Thorston Ovagaard, Leica, Jamie Chan, Singapore, Wedding Dress

Just another day not working

Just last week I had the opportunity to attend a one day workshop with Thorston Overgaard and worked with the Leica M-E, the Summarit 35mm F2.5 and tried out the new Summicron 50mm F2 Apo while I was at it! The workshop touched on the basics of photography and portraiture […]