Photographing Birds with Your Ears
Bird Photography / Birding / Borneo / Rainforest

Photographing Birds with Your Ears

Photographing Birds with Your Ears It is already challenging to look for an elusive bird in the rainforest in daytime, let alone searching for nocturnal bird at night. This is where ‘photographing birds with your ears’ comes into play. Borneo has beautiful luscious green rainforest with rustling foliage by day and totally pitched dark with … Continue reading

Masked Finfoot| Early sighting in 1992| Malaysia
Bird Photography / Birding / Malaysia / Rainforest

Masked Finfoot| Early sighting in 1992| Malaysia

Masked Finfoot | Early sighting in 1992|Malaysia Masked Finfoot | Early sighting in 1992 | Malaysia In the early 90’s, not much was known about the Masked Finfoot (heliopais personata), an aquatic bird, except for its distribution in eastern Indian subcontinent, Indochina and Malaysia. There were a few reports of its early sighting in Taman Negara, … Continue reading

Photo Travel Asia|Dipterocarp at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore, Closure for restoration from 15 September 2014
ACTIVITIES / Rainforest / Singapore

Photo Travel Asia|Dipterocarp at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore, Closure for restoration from 15 September 2014

Dipterocarp at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore, Closure for restoration from 15 September 2014. I was at the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Singapore last week to photograph the seedling of the giant dipterocarp tree.  The light under the rainforest canopy was very dim. What made matter worst was the high contrast lighting on the canopy … Continue reading

Blue Coral Snake or Malayan Coral snake (Calliophis bivirgatusta) Singapore near Terentang Trail (near HSBC TreeTop Walk, Singapore Island Club, MacRitchie Reservoir)
ACTIVITIES / Rainforest / Singapore

Blue Coral Snake or Malayan Coral snake (Calliophis bivirgatusta) Singapore near Terentang Trail (near HSBC TreeTop Walk, Singapore Island Club, MacRitchie Reservoir)

Blue Coral Snake or Malayan Coral snake (Calliophis bivirgatusta) Singapore near Terentang Trail (near HSBC TreeTop Walk, Singapore Island Club, MacRitchie Reservoir) It had been a very dry month. Anna, Tang and I met Alan Ow Yong along Terentang trail (near the junction to the HSBC TreeTop Walk). Tang who is a “spiderman” has the tendency … Continue reading

Tiny micro frogs in pitcher plants, Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Borneo
ACTIVITIES / Borneo / Macro & Closeup Photography / Photographing Plant & Fungi / Rainforest

Tiny micro frogs in pitcher plants, Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Borneo

Tiny micro frogs in pitcher plants, Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Borneo We have been to Kubah National Park in Sarawak for many times to photograph the many variety of frogs but never paid attention to the tiny micro frogs near the pitcher plants until recently. Vincent from Kuching and I visited the park one late … Continue reading

Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop
ACTIVITIES / Borneo / Photography Workshop Singapore / Rainforest / Santubong Nature Festival

Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop

Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop The Santubong Nature Festival was held on 9 and 10 November  organised by Malaysian Nature Society Kuching Branch and Permai Rainforest Resort in Santubong, Sarawak, just 45 minutes from Kuching. The two day event was organised to promote the awareness and appreciation for nature. Here are the speakers for … Continue reading