Singapore, Help me with locations for photography

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by mannukiddo, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. mannukiddo

    mannukiddo Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 28, 2013
    I will be going to Singapore in mid April 2016 on a family holiday for 5 days. I plan to cover the usual touristy spots like Universal studios, Sea world aquarium, Jurong bird park, Night safari, Marina Bay etc... So besides these what are the best places for photography in Singapore.

    The kit that I am planning to take is P7-14 or O9-18 depending on if I need to use filters, P25, O45 and P100-300. I will take my GX-7 and EM-5 II. I have a CPL, ND filters from 3-10 stops and square grad filters. Is it better to take my Sirui travel tripod or is a gorillapod SLR zoom enough?

    Thanks for your help in advance.
  2. bremner

    bremner Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Feb 27, 2016
    You can have a look at my somewhat uneven collection, see if any locations catch your eye.

    Some tourist shots from Singapore, while visiting NUS/IMS

    I'd say chinatown, and the botanical garden should probably be added to your list. I also had fun shooting at night from some (apparently famous) rooftop bar downdown
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  3. bahamot

    bahamot Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Dec 4, 2015
    Take your sirui tripod with you.
  4. wonglp

    wonglp Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 28, 2011
    There's many, Marina Bay, sunrises and sunsets. Gardens by the bay.
    Sunsets @ the Marina bay, near Helix Bridge
    24981681380_38e3e04bb2_b. Blue hour by the bay by LP Wong, on Flickr
    Sunset from Gardens by the bay
    14428753165_ecba25a009_b. P6150146.jpg by LP Wong, on Flickr
    25514490193_2a33e790d2_b. P7150566.jpg by LP Wong, on Flickr
    Sunset from Clarke Quay
    20124075561_2ed3d1d920_b. Trails of life by LP Wong, on Flickr

    From Merlion Park
    9151597629_1e7a0fc24b_b. Black card, Merlion Park Sunrise by LP Wong, on Flickr
    From Esplanade of the Marina Bay
    15794687323_0d39c0abcd_b. Enlightened by LP Wong, on Flickr

    Whichever you fancies, let me know, I can show you the exact location. and maybe even join u for a shoot as a host:) Have a safe trip and enjoy. You can PM me too if you prefer
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