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  • Full-width theme design

    Full-width theme design

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    I have adopted a full-width theme design for my blog.

  • Girl in Acme Bar & Coffee

    Girl in Acme Bar & Coffee

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    The interiors of Acme Bar & Coffee is perfect for taking photos or videos.

  • Acme Bar & Coffee

    Acme Bar & Coffee

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    Acme Bar & Coffee is a cafe within walking distance from KLCC.

  • Tous Les Jours in Wolo

    Tous Les Jours in Wolo

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    Tous Les Jours in Wolo is one of our favourite places to hang out in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Girl in Bukit Bintang

    Girl in Bukit Bintang

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    This is a compilation of some of the shots taken in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Colours of Bukit Bintang

    Colours of Bukit Bintang

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    A collection of snapshots from our trip to Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Pavilion monochrome

    Pavilion monochrome

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    This series was shot earlier this year shortly after I got the Cosina Voigtländer Color-Skopar 21 mm f/4 P lens.

  • Peranakan food in Malacca

    Peranakan food in Malacca

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    Be sure to have Peranakan dishes when you’re in Malacca.

  • A Famosa

    A Famosa

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    A Famosa is the oldest surviving European architectural remains in South-East Asia.

  • Impermanence

    Impermanence

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    Impermanence is the way of life. Nothing lasts forever.

  • A walk in Malacca City

    A walk in Malacca City

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    The city of Malacca is home to many historic buildings and shophouses.

  • Family gathering in Malacca

    Family gathering in Malacca

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    I was in Malacca last August for a family gathering.

  • Writing longhand

    Writing longhand

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    I have started writing longhand daily. Thoughts flow with my ink.

  • Matthew & Felicia’s pre-wedding shoot

    Matthew & Felicia’s pre-wedding shoot

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    Matt and his wife Felicia were in town for their pre-wedding shoot and the photographer was my buddy Daniel Ho.

  • Meaning of life

    Meaning of life

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    What is the point of living? You probably have asked this question before.

  • Acquiring good taste

    Acquiring good taste

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    What it takes to be good at what you do: have good taste.

  • Better vision

    Better vision

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    Many of us can be guilty of taking our eyesight for granted. I am no exception.

  • Authenticity

    Authenticity

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    Authenticity is priceless in today’s world of fake online personas.

  • Wide angle graduation

    Wide angle graduation

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    Taking my Voigtlander Color-Skopar 21 mm f/4 P out for a spin.

  • Badminton baby

    Badminton baby

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    We brought my niece out for her first badminton session.

  • Old polaroid photos

    Old polaroid photos

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    Some polaroid photos of my aunts and uncles when they were young.

  • Chinese New Year 2014

    Chinese New Year 2014

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    The second Chinese New Year since the passing of my grandmother.

  • How to migrate to Jetpack’s Markdown

    How to migrate to Jetpack’s Markdown

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    WordPress.com has included Markdown support in its Jetpack plugin.

  • VSCO Cam

    VSCO Cam

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    6 min read

    VSCO Cam is my favourite iPhone app for taking and editing photos.

  • Markdown

    Markdown

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    Markdown has changed the way I type forever.

  • Shooting Gardens by the Bay

    Shooting Gardens by the Bay

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    A little outing with my brother and his family at the newly-opened Gardens by the Bay.

  • The Room for iPad

    The Room for iPad

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    The Room is the iPad Game of the Year in 2012.

  • Mailbox app

    Mailbox app

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    Mailbox app is now my primary way of checking emails on my mobile.

  • Flash mob in Orchard

    Flash mob in Orchard

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    Flash mobs are common in big cities. I ran into one in Orchard Road.

  • Minimalistic theme

    Minimalistic theme

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    I have switched to a minimalistic theme for this blog.

  • Teaching improves your photography

    Teaching improves your photography

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    Teaching others improves your photography because you actually learn in the process.

  • First photo walk of 2013

    First photo walk of 2013

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    I took my first photo walk in 2013.

  • 2012 in review

    2012 in review

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    A review of what I have accomplished and experienced in the past year.

  • Unproductive days

    Unproductive days

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    There some days when you just feel disconnected from photography.

  • Runway in Orchard Road

    Runway in Orchard Road

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    A fashion runway is not a common sight along busy Orchard Road.

  • NaNoWriMo 2012

    NaNoWriMo 2012

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    This is my fourth attempt at NaNoWriMo. I failed last year. I hope to win this year.

  • Little India to Orchard Road – a photo walk

    Little India to Orchard Road – a photo walk

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    Instead of my usual photo walk in Orchard, I decided to shoot in Little India on a Sunday.

  • Rui Ying’s first month

    Rui Ying’s first month

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    It is a Chinese tradition to hold a celebration when a baby is one month old.

  • Orchard Road street photography with the Leica M8

    Orchard Road street photography with the Leica M8

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    My recent Orchard Road street photography sessions were done with just the Leica M8.

  • Street photography with Fujifilm X100

    Street photography with Fujifilm X100

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    Using only the Fujifilm X100 for street photography.

  • Pets, hats and more street fashion

    Pets, hats and more street fashion

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    Street fashion and publicity stunts are just some of the interesting sights along Orchard Road.

  • Shorter focal length for street photography

    Shorter focal length for street photography

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    I’m starting to use a shorter focal length when I shoot on the streets.