The Ghost Festival is held during the seventh month of the Chinese calendar. It also falls at the same time as a full moon, the new season, the fall harvest, the peak of Buddhist monastic asceticism, the rebirth of ancestors, and the assembly of the local community.Read More
The word Geylang with one possible link in the stock vocabulary of the Malay is geylanggan meaning to "twist" or "crush" a reference to the process of extracting the coconut meat and milk used by the locals to thicken curries in Malay-Chinese (Peranakan) cuisine.
Yet again Geylang in the old days of Singapore is fill with marsh and coconut plantation beside and adjacent to the mouth of the Kallang River, home to the Orang Laut (sea gypsies).
It is a new lens and an old lens, flawed and yet perfect. It is this balance that makes it gorgeous.
The Summaron-M was produced from 1955 to 1963. The new Summaron-M is lucky to have the same optical properties, without losing any of the character of its legendary ancestor.Read More
From the highest point I can find in the Canopy Park of Jewel Changi. This is a really majestic view. The iconic Singapore Changi control tower withRead More
The wait in a rainy day. Crossing from Penang to Butterworth,
Butterworth now is primarily driven by the industries and maritime trade. Workers from Penang island travelled to Butterworth via 2 link bridge and ferry. Ferry is directly link to George Town, capital of Penang. Ferry rides are charged only 1 way, return trip from Butterworth to Penang. The crossing takes around 15 minutes via ferry.
A view from Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Penang coming from the modern Malay word Pulau Pinang, the Island of the Areca Nut Palm. In the 15th century, Penang Island was referred to as 檳榔嶼 in the navigational drawings used by Admiral Zheng He 鄭和 of Ming China (明朝)
George Town of Penang Island was founded by Francis Light as a free port, to entice traders from the Dutch trading post.Read More
On the top of the main door of a village house reads 颖川 (yǐng chuān), to be read from right to left, traditional Chinese writing, which meant the people that are living in there carries the family name Chen or 陈. In Chinese this is called 堂號.Read More
The dragon is made from straws from the padi (also known as Straw Dragon or 槄草龙). This Fire Dragon as part of its traditional temple event. The event starts with the temple members and devotees lighting the big joss sticks and stick them firmly onto the head, body and tail of the dragon. There was also the pearl ball which is also stuck with joss sticks.Read More
Hi-lighted Green. Chinatown, Singapore 2019 photographed by KC Eng. Leica SL with Leica SL 50 f1.4
The back lanes of Chinatown are filled unique colors. In post war period, these back lanes were the warm bed for mobile hawkers selling local delicacies and small businesses like barbers, shoe smith etc.Read More
After School. Students waiting for public bus. Singapore 2019. photographed by KC Eng.
The Agsagoff Arab School was founded in 1912 by its founder and benefactor Syed Mohamed b Ahmed Alsagoff. The institution only enrolled boys for the first 3 decades of its existence
Batik Spider eating cicada.
photographed by KC Eng
Leica SL, Leica SL Vario 90-280Read More
Chinese New Year is around the corner. A store in Chinatown Singapore.Read More
Thaipusam Singapore 2019
photographed by KC Eng
Leica SL, Leica SL 50 f1.4 SummiluxRead More
Royal Selangor X Leica Camera Culture A legacy of craftsmanship and design to produce a special edition Leica M10 at Cafe Leitz Raffles Hotel Singapore.Read More
Royal Selangor X Leica Camera Culture. A legacy of craftsmanship and design to produce a special edition Leica M10 in pewterRead More
It is a great place to chill and meet up. W from Alchemist preparing the brew.Read More
Merry Christmas @ Leitz Cafe Singapore.Read More
Christmas Night Lights, Leica photo walk in Singapore.
Orchard Road, Singapore, 2018Read More
Taken during a one to one Leica photography workshop in Singapore.
Little India, Singapore, 2018Read More
It is a honour to be selected by Singapore Tourism Board to be Explorer Tribe, Brand Personality.
Roz followed me around Singapore, I showed her some interesting places hidden within the lion city.