Friday, May 20, 2011

AMANDA & CHRIS ENGAGED.

Amanda & Chris are engaged! Both Amanda & Chris are from Alaska. What are they doing here? Both works and leisure..How do I get to know them? That a long story which I will not mentioning it here. I can only said, they are my friend.

Location of the shoot is Bako National Park, how we decided the location of the shoot is pretty just out of the blue... Here it goes... I posted on my wall saying that I would like to go to Bako National Park again, Amanda message me "Would you like to photoshoot our engagement photo there?"... Guess you know my answer there...

It was having fun on the shooting day and to be able to photographed these two lovely people deeply in love really touching.

Congrats to you Chris & Amanda! Thanks for having faith in me :)


































Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Western Tarsier in Sarawak Forest

I never see a Tarsier before in Borneo's Rainforest. Been invited by Chien C. Lee & Caren to look for a Western Tarsier here in a Rainforest near Kuching  just excite Hui Hui & me and I couldn't resist not to tag along to find one.

We almost give up searching after about 2 hour of walks and intense search. Just as we wanted to head back, Chien saw a pair of orange eye just above forest floor shine by the head lights. Excited! I couldn't see it at all at first.. Only after getting nearer than I saw Tarsier up close for the first time. Couldn't believe that its so small. We keep our distance so we could take few shoot. Well, not as easy as this fella pretty shy and we make bit noise from the excitement as well.. So, its goes higher to the canopy.... that a thrill & an awesome experience to see 1 which I only ever saw in Nat Geo or Animal Planet...

I only have 2 shot and both shot I failed to captured the tail in the picture. I have to burn out the background of this picture as its just too distracting.

Note: Due to the safety of this animal, place we found this Tarsier will remain untold.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Sematan, Fishing Trip on 1st May.

Fishing.... has been my hobby since I was kid as I remember. Only different is I go fishing at sea now rather than at stream or river when I was a kid. I blog less about my fishing trip as I usually only take only a few pictures, Went the fishing started, I will just keep it going and rather keep the camera in the bag.

On this particular trip which has been planned like a month ago. Sham (Hashim younger brother) will be the captain, I prefer him as he usually very adventurous...Anyway, the plan is Hui Hui and my sis in law will be staying at Palm Beach Resort while my 4th bro and me will go for overnight fishing on Sham's boat.

1st May, we get to Sematan, Palm Beach Resort around 2pm and can see that lots of people were there as cars parked at the roadside outside the resort. Checked in adn hit to the room as its really hot.. only after a while I hit out to take some pictures. Though its hot, Its just awesome to see how it portray the beauty of nature. I think this is the most shot boat at Palm Beach Resort. What attract me really is the Talang-Talang island in the background.


Accidentally clicked on the shutter as I talks with my bro. Its turn out interesting angle..

Guest swimming & play at the swimming pool under the hot sunny lights.

Kite!!!! unique one as well.. I don't know him... I just walk over and ask if can take pictures. Gd to know that this 1 has 168 kites. I wind drag kind of like can carry my weight. I suggested him to move it away from the coconut tree for a shot and he agree.

He think about my suggestion.

Finally his friend is here to help him move the anchor by few feet.

He is showing his friend how to safely pull the line to move the anchor.

Better view without the coconut tree.


I like this kite as its make a unique sound.

Around 4.30pm, we got on to the boat and head out to the sea where the first fishing spot is. The skies are just magnificent over Mt. Pueh. Thunder storms cloud can be seem forming behind the Mountain.

Almost reached the fishing spot which is not far from the beach. Look like I'm heading back from the fishing trip. lol...

Younger brother of Sham. Our Anchor man and Squirt guy for the night.

Talang Talang Island! From where i'm on the boat to the Island, might be an hour away.

My bro's first catch for his first Sematan Fishing trip...

Our catch before the night fall. I packed my camera in the bag and lazy to get it out as my hand pretty dirty from the bait.

Overall about this trip is that we are happy that we are safely home though around 10.00pm the sea and windy condition very rough and heavy downpour till about 5am. So, cant do any fishing at all due to the strong wind which I recon about 50-60km/h. Lucky the wind not blowing from open ocean... that will be bad if so... So, the catch for this trip I consider so so... we catch few more Red Snapper and Grouper at night and few Stingray..No picture for those fish as I'm just too tired... Sleeping on the wooden boat can be heavy during the storm :)