ChezSylvia Travels: Singapore via Hong Kong

To Singapore!

Took the camera out for another spin halfway around the world again!  This time, I visited Singapore with a stopover in Hong Kong.

A few quick notes:

I forgot to reset my camera settings from food photography.  I didn’t realize this until I made it to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, which would explain the vividness in color in some of my earlier shots.

Singapore is hot.  I didn’t fully realize how close it was to the equator until I started sweating profusely and started rethinking my philosophy on walking everywhere.  However, the food centers…not air conditioned at all, but strangely enough, I was comfortable in there.  Maybe it was due to being so focused on the food.

In Hong Kong, I actually nixed my trusty Nikon and went old school with a film camera.  I definitely slowed down a bit and really started thinking more about my shots.  A good exercise, which hopefully produces a few good prints.  I had class on the Thursday I came back and was able to make a contact sheet.  Looks promising!

Other than that, below are a selection of my absolute favorites (as per my 3am jet lagged self).  It was really hard to whittle it down from the hundreds of photos I took to the 97 I put in the Flickr album.  It was even harder to narrow that down to the 20 I posted here.  So, I highly recommend a visit the album in Flickr for all the great photos (including the food) that made the initial cut.

Marina Bay Sands - Laser Show

S'pore - Chinatown laterns

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Directions at the SBG

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Art Science Museum - Lily Pad


Maxwell Food Center

Marina Bay Panoramic


Dog Parking

Early AM Star Ferry

Australia Diary Company

Bone - Stanley

Marina Bay Sands walkway

Boats - Stanley

Night light, Ascott Singapore

Till we travel again Gillbert….

Time to Go home Gillbert

About chezsylvia

Engineer during normal working hours...photographer, baker, cook, runner, crossfitter and traveler the rest of the time.
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