Tag: photography

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 […]

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: Forward

We are all moving forward with time. Who knows, the girl in the photograph might move forward; out of gender discrimination and social standing to lead a country. Time will tell. Busy busy busy as a bee but promise, I’ll try to update real soon! Keep shooting(:

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 […]

Taman Sari, Jogja, Indonesia, Temple, Jamie Chan, No Foreign Lands, Travel Blogger

Jogja -Taman Sari

500  meters south of the Kraton ( A museum of Javanese culture and where the king of Jogja lives) lies the Taman Sari or the Water Castle. The Taman Sari was built for the Sultan’s wives by a Portuguese architect. They would bathe in the fountain and enjoy the beauty of the water […]