This is the first time I experimented with Infrared (IR) cum black and white (B&W) photography. Comparing the two sets, I personally preferred the ‘normal’ coloured set but nonetheless, IR still provided more fun 🙂
I was early for my appointment at Yishun, so I made a small detour to snap a few pictures at the lower seletar reservoir park. I made 2 set of pictures, one straight forward set with my sony nex5r and other infra red set with my Olympus E-620 and R72 IR filter. The jpeg from the former was uploaded via WIFI to my tablet, Samsung Tab 3 8.0 and quickly processed using the free app, Snapseed. I was very very pleased with the results. Photography had never been so easy.
Stay tuned for the IR set, when I find the time to process them.
I always drove by this part of AYE and notice the strange walkway. Today, finally found time to come down specifically to take a look as well as take some pictures. From now onward, whenever I blog on any parks, I’ll try to make a point to take a picture of the local map for future reference.
The Pandan Gardens Leisure Park is just situated beside the Sheng Hong Temple.
The park is not very big and most of it was actually running and cycling tracks but shaped very interestingly.
And like all parks, I will always try my best to look for macro opportunities. Unfortunately, there is not much chances, for such a small park.
People seldom go bird watching at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, and even fewer during noon. But I happen to be one of them when and went to recce the place via the Botanic Gardens MRT station before I met my friend for lunch.
The station exit is very near the Eco Gardens and decided to try my luck there because I remembered there were at least some ducks or swan there. And true enough, despite the light drizzling, the birds are still there this time. The swan is here…
… so are the ducks.
And it is nice to nap in such a nice cool rainy weather.
There are other birds as well, but too far away for my lens (max out at 400mm FF equvialent) except for this one resting on top of a sign post.
I had brought my family to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve many times. Thus I did not expected to see any new creatures beside the usual monitor lizards or egrets and didn’t bring my DSLR with me. Fortunately, I always make sure at least I had my highly portable but relatively long zoom compact camera, Sony Cybershot HX9V. This was because this time, I finally chanced upon a crocodile.
The tide today also happen to be extremely low, revealing most of the river bed and might explain why I was fortunate enough to see the elusive reptile.
A check on the NEA website shows that the tide was 0.3m this morning.