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Office interior photography of a regional technology company in Singapore. They had an impressive entrance and an equally impressive demonstration centre which is meant as a place where prospective clients can watch the realtime execution of the activity going on at different parts of the world, all in a single screen.
Did some interior architecture photography of a newly renovated house. The house was done up in a colonial black and white theme with the objective of making it look artistically neat. Like most terrace houses the basic problem is a lack of natural light. So brightening up the interior was a challenge. The architect and builder did a good job with the re-design which allowed more light by breaking down walls between the kitchen and the garden, but also between the kitchen and the dining room. This also allowed the garden into the living room with greenery flowing right into the living area. Interior Architect: The Design Abode; Builder: San Trading & Renovation.
This is the perfect imperfect wedding. I have never come across anything like this. And I am sure the average Singapore couple will never consider such an approach. Everything was done impromptu and on the spot. Let me explain through words and the pictures that follow….
I arrived at Hort Park expecting a very organised and well planned solemnization. I was wrong. There was NO solemnization listed on the activities board at the entrance of the park. Neither did I see a bridal car at the front porch, nor hordes of guests milling around.
What I saw was a couple and their family waiting for me at the garden, ready and eager to take wedding photos…..together with their two children!!! (more…)
Gareth & Bianca chose the Raffles for their wedding hotel and Mimolette for their wedding ceremony/dinner. Both these locations provided excellent backdrops for good wedding photography and the fuel for a photographer to go out for that elusive perfect shot. Furthermore, when a Brit meets a Brazilian you can expect fireworks and lots of fun during the preparations and ceremony! I was not disappointed.
There are just too many good wedding photos to post so I had to select just a few to show here….
This is my first wedding shoot using purely the iPhone and Blackberry. And it was coverage of a traditional Malay Wedding.
Of course the quality cannot be compared to the usual dSLR but for convenience it does capture the essence of the wedding. I used the iPhone 4 which has a built-in flash. So this helps in certain situations like backlit shots. What was difficult however, was to do be more creative like I usually do with my dSLR and try to do the manual focus and manual exposure since these phone cameras do not have such functions (yet). You may be wondering how I got away using these camera phones to capture a wedding? Well, to be frank, it was my nephew’s wedding. It was held in Kota Bahru, Kelantan. As you can see from the photos, it was a perfect kampung wedding with all the wonderful Malay food including nasi kerabu which is the local rice with a special salad. Kota Bahru is only 30 minutes from the Thai border so you also get very good Thai cuisine. While there me and my wife also took the opportunity to take a stroll down the famous Passion Beach or what the locals call Pantai Terang Bulan (the word passion is off-limits to the convervative PAS who rule Kelantan, so they changed the name of the beach to something more wholesome!).
How could anybody resist a wedding photography shoot at a pre-war Tiong Bahru flat with its old mosaic tiles and bamboo chicks? Yup, that’s how I felt when asked to take pre-wedding photos for Bianca one Saturday morning. This was Bianca’s home for the past few years but she was shifting out soon and we thought it would be a waste not to capture the memories (not to mention the ambience) of this wonderful flat. This Brazilian ex-model was extremely easy to work with and it was a breeze of a shoot….a morning well spent indeed!
Although it was Christmas Day, I was delighted and glad to have been given the opportunity to capture this couple’s wedding. Deeliply religious and deciding to hold their wedding in Singapore, and the ceremony itself at the glorious CHIJMES, it was a very spirit-filled event. I was really under pressure to ensure the photos did not lose the preciousness and spirit of the moment. I also enjoyed the sermon that was preached at CHIJMES by an Indonesian pastor – a fiery orator who walks the talk. Finally got a chance to shoot a wedding in CHIJMES so I decided to make it monochrome for a more timeless feel. I was helped by Neia who has a good eye for design (being an architect) and I enjoyed her feedback during the design of their wedding album. Another challenging but fulfilling assignment in wedding photography. Praise the Lord!