Quarterly Best Pics (October-December 2018)

From top to bottom: Singapore Skyline from Esplanade, Shenton Way (Singapore), Milo Dinosaur Performing at Rocking the Region 2018, Marina Bay (Singapore). I didn’t shoot as many photos as previous quarters (busy coding Tumblr themes ), so the line up isn’t quite as strong. The third photo was shot at Esplanade Outdoor Theatre by renting Read more

Releasing “Timeless” Tumblr Theme

Meet Timeless , my second Tumblr theme following Eternity released back in August. Timeless is a clean double column theme elegantly handcrafted for bloggers and photographers alike. It’s responsive, hi-res and equipped with fancyBox3 (lightbox). Find out more on Timeless theme at https://www.tumblr.com/theme/40972/ or try out the demo site at https://time-less-theme.tumblr.com/ . Just like this Read more

Overwhelmed and Stressed out by Doing What I Love: Sort out and Simplify

In general, I’m a minimalist who owns very little and is deliberate when bringing something into my life, be it material stuff or hobby, because I know too well that “everything you own keeps you busy” (or you could say “the things you own end up owning you”). Still, I’ve often found my plates nearly Read more

How to Keep Our Photography Websites Alive after We Die

Hi there, recently I got another guest post published at DPS (Digital Photography School) website. Please check out How to Find the Right Website Platform that Works For You if you haven’t yet. Today, I’ll talk about a related topic here. Recently I’m thinking a lot about how to keep this self-hosted photography website alive Read more

Take Three Vastly Different Photos of a Same View Using Different Strengths of Neutral Density Filters

Since my purchase of 10 stop neutral density (ND) filter , I’ve been trying to shoot three vastly different photos of a same view at blue hour, using 10 stop, 6 stop and 3 stop ND filters. I used to focus on capturing only one long exposure shot at the prime time of blue hour Read more

I Am on Ko-fi.com Now

Heya all, today I’m writing to announce that I’m now on Ko-fi.com , a platform for creators to receive small donations (USD3, roughly the price of a coffee) and messages from people who love their content. Thankfully, I got my first cup of “coffee” earlier this month! If you’re considering buying me a coffee, thank Read more

Reader Question: My Photos Shot at Dusk Are Often Underexposed. Am I Doing Anything Incorrectly?

Hi there, recently I got another guest post published at DPS (Digital Photography School) website. Please check out Tips for Using Neutral Density Filters for Cityscape Photography at Blue Hour if you haven’t yet. Today, I’m going to answer a reader question. It’s probably a problem very familiar to us cityscape photographers shooting long exposure Read more

Quarterly Best Pics (July-September 2018)

From top to bottom: Singapore Skyline with Merlion, Fukuoka Skyline (Japan), Singapore Skyline from Esplanade (x3), Marina Bay (Singapore). Among these six photos, four of them were shot using 10 stop neutral density (ND) filter, which is a good indication of my current trend. As you may know, the majority of my blue hour cityscapes Read more

Releasing “Eternity” Tumblr Theme

Some of you know that I’m on Tumblr . In fact, Tumblr is my only active place in social media sphere. It may come across as an odd choice, but one of the reasons I’ve chosen Tumblr over others is that Tumblr lets me have a fully customisable website. As a casual web developer, this Read more

3 Silly Mistakes I’ve Made While Shooting at Blue Hour

Today I’m talking about a few silly mistakes I’ve made while shooting at blue hour so that you’ll be alert of these potential dangers. Lost Filter by Dropping into Lagoon This happened at Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Brunei. This picturesque mosque is built in an artificial lagoon surrounded by tall fence, so I Read more

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