Tag Archive: tamron 18-200

Scotland in Panoramas

The two-day bus tour to Scottish highlands was full of surprises. Standing in front of the breathtaking sceneries of the numerous glens and lochs, I was in awe. Although I tried to capture… Continue reading

Flowers in England & Scotland

Sorry for not updating as frequently, as work has been quite busy in the recent few weeks. This is a short post of the pictures of flowers I have taken in England. They… Continue reading

Memories from Scottish Highlands – Part II

The first part of the Scottish Highlands journey can be found here. Inverness Departing from Loch Ness, we headed north towards the capital of the highlands – Inverness. Even on the coach we… Continue reading

A Scottish Highlands Adventure: Part I

Scotland – a land photographers dream about. From breathtaking landscapes to snow-topped mountains to castle ruins, the land has much to offer. We visited the Scottish highlands on a sunny day and our… Continue reading

Changing of the Guard

After filling our stomachs with a decent breakfast, we decided to visit Buckingham Palace to witness a solemn ceremony. Every morning in summer time at 11:30 am, the Old Guard hands over to… Continue reading

Greenwich

Two drifters off to see the world. There’s such a lot of world to see. We’re after the same rainbow’s end– Eat, Play, Love: our five days in London We had a nice… Continue reading

Osaka Castle

The Osaka Castle is an impressive piece of architecture sitting on top of a vast land platform bordered by sheer walls. Surrounding the majestic castle there was a moat. If you are feeling… Continue reading

Izushi Castle

Izushi Castle, sitting on top of a hill, is a quiet town with historical relics and a Shinto shrine. The old houses remind visitors of the times in the Edo period where the… Continue reading

Ten Panoramas – Cherry Blossoms Edition

B&W Bears are back to upload the final updates to the Cherry Blossom series! Due to heavy stress at work, our blog has suffered from a wide gap between the previous post and… Continue reading

Toys Nostalgia

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part VII The Arima Toy Museum is located next to the Arima Hot Springs (有馬溫泉) in the northern suburbs of Kobe, Japan. Behind Mount Rokko (六甲山), the Arima Hot Springs… Continue reading

The Temple & the Deer – Cherry Blossoms in Nara

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part Six Nara (奈良), in ancient Japan, used to be the imperial capital, during the times conveniently known as the Nara period (AD 710-784). Those were the days long before… Continue reading

Kobe Nightscape – 10 times the beauty!

Kobe the seaport is the place to go for night scenery in Japan – you may say why it is not Tokyo or Osaka for such purpose. Perhaps this post can convince you!… Continue reading

Bridge in Heaven

Cherry Blossom Trip Part 4 See previous posts: Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto, Scenery by the Moon Crossing River & Japanese capital of food in Osaka Overlooking the Miyazu Bay in the northern suburbs… Continue reading

Dotonbori in Osaka – Eaters’ Paradise

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part 3 This is a break from the “Cherry Blossoms Trip” series, which previously featured the Hanami festival in Kyoto and the scenery at Arashiyama. I have never been to… Continue reading

Hanami – Cherry Blossoms at Kyoto

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part I Hanami (花見, literally “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers. We travelled to the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe district in Japan to view the impressive sight of… Continue reading

The Moon Crossing Bridge at Arashiyama

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part 2 This is the second in a series of ten posts of our trip to the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe district in Japan in the season of Hanami. Click here to visit… Continue reading

Tamron 18-200mm for E-mount

Introduction First, a disclaimer. I am an amateur photographer and you cannot expect a typical review from me – this article just serves as an informal review for all of you who love… Continue reading

Wonderful Waterscapes – Lower Tai Tam

The Tai Tam Country Park, situated on the eastern part of Hong Kong Island, consists of a series of reservoir-lakes in the Tai Tam Valley. After our descent into the Valley, we arrived… Continue reading

A Waterworks Journey – Upper Tai Tam

The Tai Tam Country Park, situated on the eastern part of Hong Kong Island, consists of a series of reservoir-lakes in the Tai Tam Valley. We enjoyed our weekend hiking trip in the… Continue reading

This City Never Sleeps

It was a cloudy night and we had fun shooting long exposure photography by the sea side on the Hong Kong Island.