Singapore – Chinatown – Part II

The night shots!

Following on the from the last series, I got the rest of the pics done and uploaded so here they are, again all shot with two prime lenses :)

It was the end of a hot and sweaty (and extremely hazy day), the lanterns weren’t as impressive as the Bukit Jalil Lantern Festival in Malaysia. Malaysia Boleh!

There’s plenty to see (and more importantly photograph) in Singapore Chinatown so I do highly recommend checking it out.

Temple

Guardian

Flowers

Laughing Buddha

After wondering around we had some dinner in Chinatown, not in the touristy food street..but at a small restaurant I spotted tucked away without garish bright pictures of the food.

The lady was lovely and from Malaysia, we conversed in broken MalayCantoEnglish :)

She mostly spoke to me in Malay and I spoke back in English.

I got the triple steamed egg thing…my mom liked it..some people have problems eating black eggs!

Food Street

No pics of the food as it was gone too quick and it was nothing special to look at, I ordered normal stuff.

After that a good wander round checking out the lanterns and lights.

Lantern

There’s LOADS of cool stuff to buy too if you are intro trinkets, cloths, music, paintings etc.

Paintings

This huge lantern is right above the Chinatown MRT exit in Pagoda Street.

Giant Lantern

Not so impressive lantern things.

Lantern thing

Photographing the Photographer!

Photographing the Photographer

Full frame of Dragon.

Dragon

Hustle Bustle

Hustle Bustle

And to finish, Dragon Silouhettes.

Silouhettes

All in all well worth visiting Chinatown, I shall go back.

I think I’m getting better at this photo lark :) Which is your favourite?

Next up, Little India and Bugis Street!

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6 Responses to Singapore – Chinatown – Part II

  1. Intensecure October 25, 2006 at 8:11 am #

    Nice pics, I like the last one with the people darkened out in contrast to the brilliantly illuminated dragon.
    If you want criticism as well, I think the flower bed pic is rather bland and cliched. Sorry. ;)
    Orchard Road (?)at night makes for a nice image, esp with both clear focus and movement blur.

  2. Tien Soon October 25, 2006 at 10:48 am #

    I’ve been waiting quite some time for this part 2 haha. Now looking forward for the Bugis post, one of the all time favorite places in Singapore hehe

  3. sourrain October 25, 2006 at 6:03 pm #

    i like pix no.2!

    The pix of the flowers look like something straight out of bollywood..

  4. ShaolinTiger October 26, 2006 at 1:26 am #

    Intensecure: Thanks I post edited a little to lose some detail in the people as I really wanted the silohette effect :) The flower bed isn’t great, I just liked the way the colour filled the whole frame.

    Tien Soon: Hope you enjoyed this one ;) Will do Little India soon.

    sourrain: Thanks :)

  5. Elise October 26, 2006 at 9:39 am #

    Pic no.2 is cool. Makes you want to look at it a little bit longer and wonder..

    Kinda like the flowers pic, always like bright colours in pics, so the green & red is very nice. Bright col always give me a happy feeling. :)

  6. Hijackqueen October 26, 2006 at 3:31 pm #

    My favourite is “Full Frame of Dragon.”