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The Balloons are Back!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Events

(Pictures courtesy of AKA Balloon Sdn Bhd). The Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta would be returning for its 7th year next month, from 12th to 15th March 2015. The layout of the grounds show a lot of activities in store for visitors during those four days. The old favorites are back – the helicopter rides, the concession booths, the night fireworks, the picnic, and of course, the balloons themselves. I can’t wait to go… What are you waiting for? Mark the dates down in your calendars. For more information, visit their Facebook page...

NU Sentral’s First Chinese New Year

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Celebrations

Celebrating Chinese New Year for the first time, NU Sentral chose a fun theme, “NU Year in Olden Golden KL”. The decorations were great, showing KL in bygone days. There were statues around, showing stall owners, kids at play, and even some old appliances used at that time. I also managed to catch a lion dance performance (yup, my favorite), this time from Stilts Champions, Khuan Loke Dragon and Lion Dance...

Kwong Ngai Lion Dance Troupe

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Celebrations

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, shopping malls have already began putting up performances and decorations for the celebrations. Kwong Ngai has featured frequently in these performances. The lion dance troupe has performed in most of the major shopping malls in Klang Valley. On Monday, I managed to catch two of their performances – in Mid Valley Megamall and Paradigm Mall respectively. Here are some of the pictures I managed to capture:...

New Nikon Launches

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Miscellaneous

(Pictures courtesy of Go Communications). Nikon Malaysia Sdn Bhd has just announced the launch of the Nikon D5500, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-20mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II and the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR. Taking photography to new creative heights is made easier. The Nikon D5500 is a 24.2-megapixel DX-format camera designed for aspiring photographers seeking to challenge convention by creating images in new and exciting ways. As the world’s smallest, lightest and slimmest DSLR, the D5500 with wireless connectivity delivers intuitive operations to complement the inspiration of a great shot, be it still images or videos. With the combination of a vari-angle LCD monitor with touch-screen control, intelligent eye-sensor, and optimized image review, the DSLR fits comfortably as a trusty companion for capturing those ‘eureka’ moments of photography. Crafted for those looking to achieve maximum image quality from a lightweight lens, the AF-S NIKKOR 300MM F/4E PF ED VR incorporates Nikon’s Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element for the first time in NIKKOR lenses, resulting in a remarkably light 755 grams. Photographers will also enjoy the immense flexibility needed to get the perfectly timed shot as the highly portable AF-S NIKKOR 300MM F/4E PF ED VR also...