Blue Hour Photography in Singapore and Beyond

Is It about Time to Redefine Photography in the Name of Art?

When an article critical of excessive photo manipulation (such as replacing the sky, adding fake reflections on water) is posted on photography news websites, it often generates a ton of comments, both in agreement and disagreement. My guest post last year with PetaPixel (Photoshop’s Sky Replacement Makes Photography Something It’s Not ) garnered 150+ comments …

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Blue Hour Photography and Night Photography Are Not the Same

I often come across people mixing up “blue hour photography” with “night photography”, but to me, those are distinctively different. In a timeline, SUNSET comes first, followed by TWILIGHT, DUSK, and then NIGHT arrives. The time between sunset and dusk is known as BLUE HOUR, colouring the sky deep blue, especially towards the end of …

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The Art of Accepting Failure as an Artist

The Internet gives an illusion that everybody can be “somebody”. It surely has opened the door for some, but the hard truth is that most of us aspiring artists (including us photographers) remain largely unnoticed for the entire lifetime even with a mighty power of the Internet and social media. Unlike sports, the art is …

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