another visit to Northern Vietnam

My second visit here at Northern Vietnam and my first was five years ago. This time around we covered Sapa, Y Ty, Ha Giang, Dong Van and the Ban Gioc waterfall in Cao Bang. We drove along the road close to the border of Vietnam and China starting and ending at Hanoi. Acres and acres […]

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Am I lucky?

How not to get bored of traveling? My way? Planning for each travel trip is very important to me. If I plan to be at a place for say 14 days, I would plan on my everyday itinerary together with my backup plan if anything doesn’t go according to my plan. Flexibility help reduces my […]

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on how to photograph children

Sharing tips on how to capture my favourite subject … our little children in NST BOTS/ click! On the street or in the studio, these 5 essential tips would definitely help create the cultivating ambience for our little subject for us to capture their growing up moment. Sharing it here. It’s Friday. Enjoy your weekend. […]

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Bored with Traveling

A friend asked me. After so many places that I have been to, do I not feel bored? After a while every place would look the same, she claimed. She travels a lot too. Covering common touristy places that normal tourist would go but yes, I think she has a good point there. We tend […]

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Calmer 2019

Another new year. Feeling obnoxious. Adding up another year to my age. 2018 was not a very productive year and the mental exhaustion sometimes makes me want to quit from being the nicer me. Maybe this is maturity. Overthinking. Fear that something might go wrong if I choose a different path. People of my age […]

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Playing tourist in Kashmir

I wanted to visit Kashmir. Heard so much about the beauty of this place but I could not find the right time. I want to visit Kashmir in autumn. Autumn this year, I was in New Delhi waiting for my connecting flight to Srinagar, Kashmir. I happened to read the local newspaper on the latest […]

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The jewel of Semporna Sabah

For months I tried to find the excuse to re-visit my childhood hometown. Being born and raised during my teenage life in Tawau, Sabah, this place has a soft spot in my heart. I miss the food … I miss my old childhood friends and I miss talking in the Sabahan dialect too. This time […]

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Reciprocal kindness in Kalash Valley

I hate the word ‘busy’. Oh … I have been busy, much busier than you (competing which each other on who is busier). For me, the word ‘busy’ is like an excuse … oh, I could not spend my precious time with you, as my dear you are not worth my time, I would rather […]

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Getting serious …

I have been putting this off for almost a year. If I want to improve my photography skill then I need to be serious about my paid job too. So, I started buying my studio equipment slowly since last year, bought my studio lights last few months (coz I couldn’t decide which one suits my […]

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Strike of luck

What does photography teach me? As I add more months and years to my photography experience, I learned about the role of “stroke of luck” in my artwork. Unplanned moments or shall I say accidentally moments that just hit the “jackpot” or a rewarding moment that made my day as a photographer. It was 100% […]

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