Climb Photo Travel

Krabi Shots #2

This has got to be the single post with the most shots of me in it.
The poser. It’s great to be able to put my photoshop knowledge to good use.

Tonsai Beach.
Eat when you are hungry.
Sleep when you are tired.
Climb when you want to.
No one wears a watch here except one of our friend in our group. Duh.

Dead pufferfish. Did not dare go up close. Afraid that it will pop.
Grigri on me.

Grigri on table.

On our way for breakfast.

Watching JH climb. The one with the Le Petit Prince tattoo.

Top rope on Lion King

This should be Luke doing bouldering on the beach.
Silhouette of Grigri.

Third pitch. Waiting to going over to rappelling station.

View from third pitch.

Rappelling down… think it was about 60-70 meters
SC… familiar pose?

Mingling at Freedom Bar, Tonsai Beach.
Favorite pastime. Lie down and watch.

Taro is nice.

Home made ice cream. It has barley and some other nuts buried underneath.
Local breakfast. Very nice.

Photo Travel

Krabi Shots #1

Here is a small portion of photos taken by me. We have four cameras and it’s gonna take a long while before I get through them. Most are taken in Railey. Figured I post some pictures that would not bore the crap out of you guys. More to come…

Sunset on Pranang Beach, Railay

Downtown Railay… Real Coffee? Am not too sure of the name.

This is the rock overlooking Freedom Bar on Tonsai Beach.
First meal on Tonsai. Some spicy beef thing.

Recognize any of the brands?

Tuna Melt.

Muesli with fresh fruit and yogurt.

Lie down, watch people climb, read, sunbath… do whatever you want.

Food Friends Photo Samsung i450

I Have Been Working Late

Yup, been working late and hard and so far no paranormal sightings from me. Not that I am welcoming any. *Touch Wood*

Sorry for not updating lately.
I have been tied up with loads of work. Precisely… freelance work. A sudden influx of work demand just came rushing head on, and I did what I know what I should do. I took it head on of course. So I am kind of juggling several projects at once in a time frame of 2-3 weeks. I have already got the money to buy the Samsung phone. I figured I won’t be able to win it anyway… and the hectic schedule has robbed me of my blogging pleasures. No choice.

Have been using the phone a lot and somehow or rather and I can’t escape the idea of it being some kind of lucky charm or amulet, given the things that are going on lately. Am enjoying it really. Work is tiring as usual but it has took a turn to being fun too. The regular meetings with new clients and all. My housemates are seeing me less and less lately, even on weekends. Though I am sure I am not missed yet. Haha…

Oh and I am picking up reading. Nope… not again. I never had the real habit of reading. But what can I say… I am only on my second book in a period of 2 weeks. Nope… I don’t do it on my normal time. If I have some normal time to spare, I would be blogging. Yup. Honestly. Instead I am reading once I step foot in the LRT compound. Surprisingly, the commuting time seems to fleet by me as I am engrossed and swimming freely in the sea of words. Just freestyle, I can’t do breaststroke, water treading let alone butterfly stroke. The first book was The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom. A 194 Page – #1 New York Times Bestseller. A not so thick and intimidating book that stir up my interest in carry on reading while I take the train home. Together with my i450+Bang & Olufsen sound technology loaded with my current favourite songs, I look forward to my daily commute. Now I am on to my second book, by Mr. John Grisham. The Partner… I am at a chapter where Mr. Patrick S. Lanigan had got himself hauled back to Biloxi and the court drama will ensue. Gripping. Entertaining. Am taking it all in. Delicious. My hunger for good reading material is growing. Food4Thot can I borrow some books to read?

Gotta stop here. Work is beckoning at the top of their lungs.

Here are the bake a cheesecake session. I had a great time there and I just did the easy work. Some manual labor here and there. Best cheesecake I ever had… be it hot or cold. Cold is much better. But I ate 3 pieces when it came out of the oven because I know I would never get to taste hot cheesecake outside.

Ops… I got some photos jumbled. Not in sequence ya. I forgot the term for what I was doing. If not mistaken, Qiqi is folding. Mmm… some help here sis?

It’s obvious we are feigning help.

I like this pic too.

The process had me all wide eyed. Hard. My hand motion is slightly retarded. Again, it’s jumbled. Qiqi doing the honors.

Beautiful. Looking at it, I seem to be able to catch a sweet whiff of seduction.

No wastage. Scrape of what’s left on the butter paper.
Last but not least… exaggeration. Haha…

evil@lai took the pictures, so she was missing. We are looking forward to some shepard pie and hang around till we finish dinner. Early June?

Media Photo Samsung i450

Olympic Torch Relay – Malaysia Pix

Finally I managed to extract the pictures taken last Monday. The crowd was huge.

Nice bike.

Samsung girls…

Me and Samsung i450. Did not realize she was in the background.

Torch bearer

Exchange of the Olympic torch

She said “Welcome To China!” …

Wanted to start another post for these photos… but what the heck. Let’s put it up all here.

This was the roadshow Samsung held in KLCC

I saw a lot of new models thats yet to be released. Very nice…

Got 2 of the girls to pose for me. One of them was my colleagues friend so it was easier to approach. Hehe.
Ale… my climbing friend.


Haha… sorry… I need head count. 😛

Photo Samsung i450 Technology

Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone

Getting out my camera and snapping around was something that I very seldom do. More so, when approaching total strangers or not-so-strangers to pose for you. Last Saturday, when I attended the BlogMob event, I kind of agreed to get out of my comfort zone, that being a bit shy and avoiding attention. The phone itself had generated quite amount of buzz lately, with the huge billboards, tv and radio ads, press ads and roadshows too. Guess the people in Samsung are really working their butts off. Having meeting them personally and seeing all the work they put in, *pat pat* *nod nod*

Let me roll out the photos first as I have to get all my pictures out before this Friday. My brother and YF will be flying to Taiwan and I promised to borrow them my camera. Mmm… how am I going to take some photos of me showing people the i450? Nah… it will work itself out. Let’s hope that they bring me back something nice from Taiwan. Haha… Joking… but you guys better find someone for me to take pictures with.

Some of you might not understand what I am proposing to you online. So I am showing you examples of what I need you to do when I meet or do not meet any of you. Here goes. I missed out the first person that I showed it to. Will get him to pose for a photo soon.

First night. Had some German beer before we took photos.

My friends at the climbing gym. Did I mention only a portion of climbers?

This is my current favorite. Poor fellow was a bit blur when I approached him to ask for a photo. Was worried that the phone will slip off his hands too, because his glove was too big for him. What a start.
My favorite nasi lemak seller. They are friendly and nice. And their nasi lemak… power. I could eat them for the whole week. I got them to pose for me because by 8.40am they were already sold out and nothing left for me to eat. Hence they were free, so got them to model.
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Photo Samsung i450 Technology

The Time is Now

Yeah… it’s a Moloko song title.
Now that’s out of the way too… let’s get on with it. Everyone is so fired up with their Samsung phones and are already doing loads of posts. Better late than never right? Let me start hogging your bandwidth with some event and phone pictures.

The Bloggers + Soon to be Bloggers

PC Fair…

That is the music player interface when you slide it down. Everything goes horizontal from there on.
The phone stands out among ugly doodles.
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Design Photo

Corbis Pinhole Cameras

I have always seen these in hobby books and sites. Never really got my hands dirty with it though. Found these on a sub Corbis website. Corbis is a stock image+illustration+footage website. The cameras they offers are designed exclusively with images and illustrations available in their media warehouse. Currently they have 5 designs (Peyote, Photos of Your Mother, Doctor Livingstone, Astrocam and Pablo) but only 3 are with complete download at blog publish time. The PDF file is quite detailed and informative.

Any of you tried making one before?

My fave design is the Pablo.

The result… a bit grainy dreamy feel huh…

Step-by-step instructions
ReadyMech Cameras


Hong Kong Through Stephen’s Eye

I am certain quite a number of you would enjoy this photography+flash work by a Hong Kong resident who goes by the name Stephen. On Stephen’s blog you can find loads of pictures taken by him on his travels and you could also find tips and tricks. Language is not much of a barrier here as his site is loaded to the brim with HUGE photos. You have been warned!
Hong Kong Panaroma Photos
Expect a lot of panaromic ones from him. Some are in flash so try dragging them around.

And the cream of the crop, ladies and gentleman is this. A view of Hong Kong’s bright lights… a detailed transition from sunrise to sunset. Just move your mouse up and down. This alone has garnered 2260000 Hits within 19 days in late November 2007. Bet it’s still going strong.Hong Kong Day and Night Photos
View Hong Hong Sunrise and Sunset

Thank you EB for the link.

Design Photo

Disney Characters Comes To Life – Part 2

Annie Leibovitz’s latest work will be gracing the pages of many popular lifestyle magazines this festive month. It’s actually the follow up to the Disney’s “Year of a Million Dreams” theme. The previous potrait series shots includes David Beckham as Prince Phillip, Scarlet Johansson as Cinderella and Beyonce as Alice In Wonderland. Check my previous post.
This time round however we have world #1 tennis ace, Roger Federer posing as King Arthur, Rachel Weisz as Snow White and Julie Andrews as Blue Fairy (Pinocchio) and lil’ Abigail Breslin assumes a young Fira fairy.
Click on the images for desktop wallpapers.
: Very big size.

Friends Photo

Random Pictures

Time for some random pictures I have taken.

Old school – Gas Water Heater… as it’s name suggest. It runs on gas.

Found it on my buddy SWK’s wardrobe. Ooo… I love M.A.S.K. Brings back memories. Me heart.

Never saw a shining KFC sticker spreading dental care info. Might be from the Kid’s Fun Club or something.

Oh and I got these HKFixed stickers a few weeks ago. Brian Fu sent it to me. Thanks man!

If you are interested you might still be able to get some. Check out their blog and email him. There a chance that they still have some in stock. Great to have on a dark background. It stands out beautifully.

Damn… could not get the M.A.S.K off me. So here is the intro I found. I realize I don’t know the song. Not that memorable I guess.