5 days 4 nights. 30 students from Singapore 1 agricultural commune in Tra Vinh, Vietnam 3 days of lessons on STEM (Science Tech Engineering Math) to inspire and educate. 1 camera, 1 lens. 1 story of renewed passion to tell. Ho Chi Minh City. the Local Commune’s HQ for EcoVietnam Our HQ Our beneficiary Sub-School B in […]
As a Secondary school teacher (handling students from the age of 12 to 16), a sort of ‘holy grail’ that we have always pondered on is how can we truly, effectively motivate our students to learn, to have them thirst for learning. In the last decade some strategies (there’s too many to list) which I’ve […]
As with all things in life that we invest in, whether it is our careers, our children, pets, a cause or even a belief – satisfaction is always around the corner if we are willing to take a step back and appreciate what we have.
Probably the very late new year post since the first days of 2019 was marked with stays in the hospital but here’s my take on what should we hold most dear for a meaningful life.
Saying goodbye to 2018, learning to care less about the unworthy and here’s hoping that 2019 be a kinder year to you and everyone 🙂
I wish you the most important gift that any of us can gift, time with loved ones!
The reasons why I still insist on carrying a camera in a world now full of DSLR killing mobile phones.
Nowadays we just seem to be always in the chase for the happiness that’s elusive, that is abstract.
Some personal thoughts about learning in the Singapore educational system.
A self discussion on the concept of Happiness in today’s world and finding it.
Much good has been said about the Fujifilm XF56 F1.2 lens, this post shares how the X-T3 elevates the performance of an already great lens with samples from a boudoir shoot.
A short review of the Fujifilm Provia 100F Slide film on the Leica M6 with lots of samples.
Sharing a mini review of the newly announced Fujion XF8-16mm F2.8 LM WR lens with samples.
Other than shooting the soon-to-be-announced in September camera these days, I’ve also been allowing myself to indulge in shooting films on the Yashica T4. and I’ve started to realize… Film is about indulging in the process of photography as an art, as a skill. In a way, nowadays maybe its coming to a point where I […]
Sharing the best way to get a person to learn a new skill.
A sharing on letting your young toddlers share your camera equipment.
A question we hear so often is which lens is the ‘one‘ for portraits. Like most of us, I started this slippery slope with firstly obeying the generally ‘recommended’ focal lengths of 90mm, then sliding down further towards lenses with ever larger apertures before I finally settled on what works for me other than the […]
A pictorial review of exploring the night markets of Taipei with the Fujifilm X-H1.
Skies of Blue, wide and sparse – do you have a spot for me?
What I am packing for camera equipment to Taiwan this time round.