Articles by Kheng1987

The Blue Hour

Hendrk has a lovely article on the blue hour reflections with beautiful photographs.A recent trip to a seaside resort on Batam Island, Indonesia gave me a chance to take some photographs during the times of the day he mentioned.It was raining cats and dogs when we arrived. Luckily, it cleared by late afternoon and we had a lovely evening. Armed with my camera, I wandered around the resort recording the beautiful scenery.  Jetty in the blue light  JettyThe next morning, I woke... continue reading

Singapore Botanic Gardens

 Singapore may be a small country but it has one of the loveliest gardens in the world. On 4 July 2015 the Singapore Botanic Gardens becomes the first garden in Asia to be inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also the only tropical botanic garden on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.The Gardens is more than 150 years old, with its present site being founded in 1859.In its early years, the Gardens played a very important role in the agricultural development of Singapore and... continue reading

Singapore National Orchid Garden

I love orchids.Depending on the species and hybrids, they can be elegant, exotic, flamboyant, stylish, demure, the list goes on.One of the best places to enjoy these beautiful flowers is at the Singapore National Orchid Garden, which is located within the Singapore Botanic Gardens.Sometime in the 1920s, a orchid breeding program was started by the Singapore Botanic Gardens.Since then more than 500 gardens hybrids were registered with the International Registration Authority for Orchid... continue reading

1st Milestone Reached - 100 images online

I finally crossed the 100th mark for the number of images online!The 100th image was that of Victoria Harbour during my trip to Hong Kong in July 2016. Now onward to the 200th mark and hopefully increase in sales! continue reading

Turning Refusal into Acceptance

One of the common refusal comments is "The image contains elements that might be protected by copyright/trademark (logos, brands, specific buildings etc.)... Read more: https://www.dreamstime.com/thread_148".I have my fair share of refusals with this comment. The original photo of the above image was rejected with the copyright / protected element comment. As you can see, it is a very simple photo of a yellow safety helmet sitting on a plastic barrier. Where's the copyright, trademark... continue reading

My Dreamstime Journey

I have an account with Dreamstime since 2008. It is a long time and I don't have many photos to show for it.I love taking photos. It serves as a record of places I have visited and people I met. So I thought why not sign up and see if I can make some sales from something I love. I went through my collection and this photo of a lotus flower with a couple of bees was the first photo I uploaded. That was in August 2008. It was the one and only for a long time as I got busy looking after my... continue reading

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