Spring Is Coming!ūüíÉTime to Learn Photography! ūüď∑

Date of Visit: August 31 2014

“This August has been the wettest and coldest month on record since 1998. ¬†The average¬†temperature is¬†9C (where historically it has been¬†17C)…” ,rattled this off the news I watched last night. ūüėé

Today being the last day of winter and the first time in a long while I see the¬†sun¬†poking out from behind the clouds, I went to Royal Botanical Gardens to do my photography assignment. ¬†Yes, I’ve finally decided to learn photography! ¬†3 hours per Saturday for 5 weeks.¬†¬† I’ve been editing too many crappy pictures from my summer trip –¬†extremely¬†disappointing – ¬†that I¬†reckon I should learn the technical aspects of handling a camera – pronto!

Being a sunny Sunday, there were a lot people armed with huge cameras blasting away. ¬†Weighing in with my¬†share… tulips, tulips and more tulips…





Grr… is it my camera or my photography skills? ¬†I’m trying to capture the birds, by the way.


One of our assignment was to bracket the pictures to see the different exposures… Still playing around with my camera and discovering the many hidden functions it has! ¬†Thrills!







Well, let’s see if my photography skills improves! ¬†Meanwhile a toppled tree which I find very artistic -which also reminds me of the upside-down tree in our old architecture faculty building in¬†uni… ¬†Meanwhile, my instagrams¬†ain’t look too shabby¬†– check me out here!


Dracaena from Canary Islands. It produces resin for violin varnish. This tree is over 100 year old!