Category: Singapore

The Leica M-E & me

I was first introduced to the world of Leica’s M system; or rather thrown into it the sea with it via the Leica Akadamie Workshop by Mathias Heng last year. (In fact if anyone is interested, the same workshop by Mathias will be held pretty soon; details on the […]

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 […]

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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 […]