URBANSCAPES 2012

Happy new year to all, yes I know it is a bit late to wish everyone but it has been crazy busy for me since the year started. There will be loads of updates coming along your way. Please do check out my site. Anyway last year I was given the opportunity to shoot a portrait series at Urbanscapes. This event saw big names in music both local and internationally. Here are some of the portraits I shot for The Spacemen during the festival :

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

URBANSCAPES 2012 - Portrait Project

To see the whole set from the series click HERE

~Later Days~

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Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Yes that is right, a couple of weeks ago, the one and only Ryan Higa a.k.a Niga Higa was in town. This crazy and fun fellow is from USA and is a well known YouTuber on the planet.

Here is an excerpt of his description from Wikipedia :

Nigahiga is the YouTube channel of American internet personality Ryan Higa. Since relocating to Las Vegas to study filmmaking at UNLV, Higa’s videos are either solo efforts or videos with other people such as KevJumba. They are known for their YouTube comedy videos, which have been viewed over 1.2 billion times. As of September 2012, Higa’s YouTube channel, Nigahiga, has over 5.6 million subscribers. According to Higa, his channel name is a combination of “Niga”, which means “rant” in Japanese, and his last name, “Higa”.

The event happened in the Bentley Auditorium, here are some pictures from the night. The evening started witg performance by Darren Ashley,upcoming singer/songwriter. There were also local YouTubers such as Joseph Germani and hosted by Hitz FM Dj/ JinnyboyTV , Jin Lim. Here you go for pics :

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

Ryan Higa : Live in KL

The event was organized by the amazing people of SoulManna Live

Singapore Weekend

Yes, it has been like ages since I updated my blog. Loads of things has been happening and hence the delay on the updates. Well, I will for sure post more pictures and events that I have been shooting soon. But for now is pictures from my recent trip down south to Singapore. It was a chilled out weekend of hanging out with friends, loads of food and drinks.

Anyway here are some pictures from the trip :

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

Singapore Escapades

~Later Days

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in Kuala Lumpur

Israel Houghton (pronounced, hoh’-tin) (born May 19, 1971) is an American Christian singer and worship leader, mostly known for his cross-cultural style of Christian music that fuses elements from gospel, jazz and rock. Houghton is usually credited as Israel & New Breed and currently signed to Integrity Music. Houghton is a worship leader at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.

I went all the way to Jakarta to see him in concert but he came to KL finally after so many years. It was a tour together with Planetshakers team from Australia. Well here are some pics :

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

Israel Houghton & New Breed and Planetshakers : Live in KL

~Later Days~

SUM 41 : Live in Kuala Lumpur

Sum 41 is a Canadian Punk Rock band from Ajax, Ontario. The band was formed in 1996 and currently consists of members Deryck Whibley (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Thacker (lead guitar, backing vocals), Jason McCaslin (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Steve Jocz (drums).

In 1999, the band signed an international record deal with Island Records. The band released their debut album, All Killer, No Filler in 2001. The band achieved mainstream success with their first single from the album, “Fat Lip”, which reached number-one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and remains the band’s most successful single to date. All Killer No Filler’ was certified platinum in the United States, Canada and in the UK. The band has since released four more studio albums: Does This Look Infected? (2002), Chuck (2004) Underclass Hero (2007) and Screaming Bloody Murder (2011).

The band often performs more than 300 times each year and holds long global tours, most of which last more than a year. They have been nominated for seven Juno Awards and have won twice (Group of the Year in 2002 and Rock Album of the Year for Chuck in 2005). Sum 41 was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for the song Blood In My Eyes, however they lost to the Foo Fighters.

Their show in KL Live Centre was simply crazy and energetic. Not to forget the cussing all the way. Anyway here are some pics that I shot :

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

SUM 41 Live in Kuala Lumpur

~Later Days~

Portraits and Lanterns

Well last week was Earth Hour, I was with some friends at PUblika KL. We went to have some drinks and as we were walking around we noticed that it was Earth Hour. They were some bands performing at the outdoor stage and also lanterns being released. I took some portraits and the lanterns that was released on that day. Here are some of the pics :

Earth Hour Celebration

Earth Hour Celebration

Earth Hour Celebration

Earth Hour Celebration

Earth Hour Celebration

Earth Hour Celebration

Well that is all for now, more to come

~later days~

My Kuala Lumpur

Last weekend, a bunch of friends decided to meet up and walk around KL streets to get some pictures. It has been a long while since the KL Flickr meet up has happened. A few of us came and we went for a short photo walk. Here are some pics from that day :

KL Flickr Meetup

KL Flickr Meetup

KL Flickr Meetup

KL Flickr Meetup

KL Flickr Meetup

KL Flickr Meetup

KL Flickr Meetup

KL Flickr Meetup

I will always love Kuala Lumpur, many say that there is nothing in the city to shoot but I always have new things to take pictures of when I am there. Kuala Lumpur is just perfect to me….

~Later Days~