Featured Photojournalism – Soldier In Parade

This is another image taken during the 50th Merdeka celebrations. I love the intensity of the eyes. This was a soldier which was part of the Army contingent of the parade. He was just at the right spot to give that delighful f/2.8 bokeh in the background. Timing was critical here. Canon EOS 1D III …

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Featured Photojournalism – In The Spotlight

2 things made a frame for this image. This was taken during the Merdeka (Independence) Parade celebrating Malaysia’s 50th year of independence. It was early morning and the sun was still low on the horizon and the sunlight was blocked by some trees though some light was can be seen peeping through. I saw the …

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Featured Photojournalism – A Different Kind Of Parade

I went to take pictures of the Merdeka celebration parade on 31st August this year. As it was the 50th National Day for Malaysia, mood and emotions ran particularly high. This picture was taken just before the parade started and a group of youths had taken some flag and started ‘parading’. But no one seemed …

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Featured Photojournalism – Girl waving a flag during Merdeka

I took this image on 31st August 2007 during the Merdeka Parade in Kuala Lumpur. Everyone was in a joyful mood that day and nationalistic pride was high. She was on her dad’s shoulder and I was taking pictures when the father sort of signalled to me to take pictures and I snapped away. I …

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Featured Portrait – Man In Merdeka Parade

I took a series of pictures during the recent Merdeka Parade celebration where Malaysia celebrated it 50th year of independence. It was early morning and the sunlight was blocked by some trees. There were some spots where the sunlight would peep in. I waited for the perfect timing when the sun could shine through the …

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