January 27, 2014
Mapex Day Poster

I was hired as a freelance designer to design a poster for an event called “Mapex Day”. The end result of the poster was satisfying and the client accepted my work as well, it was shared on their main page as well as on physical stores around Singapore. The poster had garnered many likes on Facebook within the first 24 hours and I had noticed that they kept the event consistent in context to posting news and updates about the event regularly, also, they answered the questions that their target audience had asked on their page.

Keeping this up, this would keep their audience in the loop on their Facebook page .

The 2 key assets that the company practices on their social media site is

  1. Consistency
  2. Community

These are the images and process of the poster designing followed by the end product.

January 21, 2014
Light trails

Many people have always wanted to try the most basic aspects of photography, but never seem to get it right, so which aspect of photography is it?

Light trails

Light trails are streaks of lights captured while keeping the shutter open for a long duration. As the light source moves from its position with respect to the camera, the path of this movement is captured as a light trail.

Light trail photography requires many trials and errors to get the perfectly exposed images as well as capturing the light trails at a correct frame within the image,

You can learn how to shoot light trail photography with this tutorial here:

Here are some examples of the light trailing photography I have done so far

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January 21, 2014
30 seconds

I have always been fascinated by instant film, by how the chemicals just work, I get a little excited when the film is slowly ejected from them camera, and the suspense of the images appearing on the borders of the film,

I own a few instant cameras myself, and here are some of the images that blew me off my feet when they were developed,

January 21, 2014
Dyno

I was hired recently as a photographer for an upcoming band and here are a few images that came from the session

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I tried to capture most of the silhouettes of the mucisians by putting my camera on bulb mode and letting them move to their groove, the results of the pictures were rather blurry, but it comes off as unconventional, and the musicians were happy with them! 

These photos were mainly used on Facebook, the main media for this band, it garnered many likes due to it’s loyal followers from their previous band, they used and shared the photos on Twitter as well, to gain more exposure.

By looking at them being active on Social Media to promote their band, I was immediately reminded of Social Media class and how they tapped on many theories to create branding, exposure and traffic.

January 21, 2014
Levitation Photgraphy

Levitation Photography has been quite a hot topic to photographers to play around with after a Japanese photographer, known as Yowayowa (http://yowayowacamera.com/)  broke though the boundaries of photography and made a normal day in her life look… quite stunning actually,

some of her photos:

Inspired by her, I tried out this form of photography myself, here are some of my own works;

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January 21, 2014
Pasarbella

I paid a visit to Pasarbella after school and when I stepped it, the whole atmosphere changed and I was greeted with a wide array of food. It feels as though I’m not in Singapore, definitely a place you must visit once in your lifetime!

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January 21, 2014
Fidé Fashion Week

I was working backstage for this event and I thought it would be nice to be able to share a few snips from the event!

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I found out that they updated their events and line-ups on Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and on their main page as well. As they were well established, they had many followers and users that kept themselves updated and at the same time retweeted, favorited or shared their posts on their own personal social media sites.

After the whole event, many of their runway shows were uploaded on their main YouTube account for people to admire/ evaluate the works of the designers. There were many views on their YouTube account as well, some of them including the people who did not get the chance to attend this event

January 21, 2014
Lomography

One of the few aspects that piqued my love for photography is Lomography, an analogue community that is based internationally dedicated to keep film alive, it has always been exciting to shoot on film , especially when uou only get the results after a grueling week of waiting for the film to be developed, and depending on the kind of film that is used, you get many different results from the subjects that you choose to shoot

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The pictures never fail to disappoint me!


Lomography has a main website of their own, http://www.lomography.com/, where they have a community of their very own analog users that share tipsters, tricks and photos on this web interface. A million over users enter this site everyday to find out the latest analog and camera news from all over the world.

The Lomography Gallery Store Singapore has their very own Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/LomographyGalleryStore.SG) as well as a Twitter page (https://twitter.com/LomographySG), they have a high number of followers locally (FB: 4394, Twitter: 810), mostly youths who are interested in photgraphy,

On Lomogarphy’s Facebook page, they ensure that they upload at least 2 posts daily to keep the page active as well as update customers/ likers the latest news from their store. The twitter page tweets at an average of 20 tweets a day sharing the tipsters and tricks as well as the latest happenings from the local store to their followers.

January 21, 2014
High-Voltage

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It’s never too easy to take proper shots of lightning as many factors come into the picture (pun intended), I finally managed to snap a decent photo of it during a thunderstorm not too long ago.

Do you feel that it’s Nat Geo worthy???

Nope, not at all

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Photo from: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/01/severe-skies-the-photography-of-storm-chaser-mike-hollingshead/

January 21, 2014
Unexpected

I was bored to tears recently and decided to pay my garden a visit, I was pretty surprised about how I failed to take note of the minute details that turned into great shots

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