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My Little Blue Room

10/February/2015 | Advertorial, Love-ing, Photobook, Vanity Vain, Welcome To My World

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First blog post in 2015….!!!!! Not the 1st blog post technically,

but 1st blog post WITH MY FACE IN IT!!! Lol. Recently my blog
is flood with all SOPHIE’S FACE..! Not that I don’t love Sophie’s
face, it’s just in my 8 years of blogging history, not once my
blog is flood with someone’s else face… Feeling insecure about
this space being taken over, I need to flood this post with my
own face to take back my SPACE! Lol. Okay indeed I did, cos
this post have a lot of my face, CLOSE UP, somemore!

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All the photos in this MLBR post are all taken with Nikon Df (except
where mentioned)!

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This [My Little Blue Room] concept advertorial photobook as it’s
name says it all, it’s about my new room!! if you follow me on
dayre, you would know recently Revamped my entire room, i
throw almost all the furnitures in my room, changed the color
theme, even D.I.Y some room deco myself. And finally it is
ready to be seen!

The theme I was going for was actually red, blue and white
color theme. But sadly I couldn’t find much red furnitures that
is suitable for my room… So it become 60% blue, 30% white
and 10% red… Which turns out not bad, personally I’m very
much in love with my own cosy little room! Too cosy that for
the past one month, I slept in for the entire month! I didn’t really
go out much maybe only less than 7 times for the past month!!
I have a new title now… OTAKU!! Hurray! lol.

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Other than letting my readers to have a mini tour of my LBR
(little blue room), this post is also to show off my new DSLR!! 
The Nikon Df!!! It is the MOST stylish professional dslr I’ve EVER
seen. It looks like a vintage collector’s dslr form the 70s!

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My Df is the special Edition pack, AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G. The camera  
body only weight at only 710 grams!!! He is the Lightest and SMALLEST
in Nikon’s FX format DSLR collection!!!

Don’t be fooled by it’s light weight and size, it’s actually a full
frame digital integrated DSLR!!! The camera features a 16.2-
megapixel FX CMOS sensor and the EXPEED 3 image processing
engine with an ISO range of 100 – 12800!

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When I went down to Nikon’s office and they presented to me
the Df… I was instantly blew away. It is so chio!!!

It’s very compact in size as compared to all other professional
DSLRs, not only i find it easy to carry it out, it’s also super stylish,
I don’t mind hanging it on my neck or shoulders all the time,
it could even match almost all my outfits!

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Not only its chio, It can take wonderful pictures too!! The team
from nikon showed me a world of wonders of what Df could do.
One of which was it could take really awesome photos in low
lights conditions, I was so impressed.

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The Df is actually have a class it’s own. Which is a combination
of the top full frame and mid class of nikon’s dslr family. The
professionals, the advanced amateurs and photo enthusiasts!
This nikon dslr open me brand new door, as a fresh photographer
wannabe, i want to go back to basics of photography, down to
every single button of the camera, I wan to know how do I use
them.

Nikon Df will take me there, their slogan for this camera is actually
“Pure Photography” for those who want to master taking photos
without boundaries and able to take all sorts of photos. I can’t
wait to explore the wonder of pure photography with the magical Df.

I told nikon that I m very interested in learning more on the camera,
I want to attend their classes to learn more on photography and
how to master Nikon Df! Can’t wait to share with you guys more
photos taken by Df!!

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If you are a faithful reader. You might noticed that for the past 3
years my room was in yellow and white theme!

In the recent 2 years I realized most of the things I m attracted to
are all in red, blue and white. That’s when I decide on this 3 major
color elements on my new room!

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It took me a week, spent over 4k on the revamp, most of the
furnitures are bought from ikea, Star Living, Muji and some of the
decor stuff I actually personally D.I.Y. them.

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There’s a embarrassing story that pushed me to execute the project
of revamping my room… NOT GONNA TELL YOU GUYS WHAT
WENT DOWN… Lol, I m already a huge laughing stock for my
friends IRL, not gonna be one across social media. LOLOLOL.

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It was actually a good thing because I m someone who always love
to pushback and procrastinate, the incident that happen in my room,
“forced” me to do it. like. right. Now. So I did it, and it actually gave
me a fresh start for year 2015! Ever since I revamp my room, I love
staying in, enjoying every tiny bit of my cosy little room that I build.

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The walls are actually painted by myself. I have to surrender to the
fact that I have aged a lot. The yellow room walls were painted by
myself, I rmb it was a piece of cake… But painting 3 years later….
It wasn’t a cake anymore, it’s more like eating a entire cow. LOL.

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The completely blue walls were initially painted in a darker shade of
blue which I didn’t fancy much after I painted it myself. But i was too
tired to repaint so I called my close friend Rikeru!!! Who is a design
consultant!! Her family company ZhuangJia handle all sorts of interior
design and construction projects! She send me a painter the very
next day to save my life!!!!!!!!!!!

The Painter was professional and finish the job within a hour… When
I took more than 30 hours to finish painting my entire room leh.
He is so pro la!!

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Check out ZhangJia’s latest interior design project promotion! Next
time when I get my own place, I know who to find!! Their portfolios are
so so so chio one!! Check it out their website:

Website:

http://zhuangjia.com.sg/

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Zhuangjiahomeofdesign

 Instagram:

http://instagram.com/zhuang.jia

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Introducing Bluey! My little fighting fish in a vodka bottle. There’s a
reason why she is inside a Vodka bottle, I bought a total of 4 fighting
fish, 1 male, 3 females, 2 of them jump out of the fish tank and die…!!
Then the last two who left in the tank, they fought till one is dead,
only left with bluey who survived till this date. Lol. I put her into a vodka
bottle so that she wouldn’t jump out of container, it’s almost impossible
to jump out of it.

In order to capture of a perfect shot of t Bluey is almost impossible
as she is constantly moving,
All thanks to Df’s 39-point Autofocus (AF) System! It also Feature a
variety of AF-area modes such as Single point AF, Dynamic-area AF,
3D tracking and Auto-area AF, it ensures quick focusing all the way,
even on fast moving subjects like bluey!

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In this MLBR post, I will also take you to closer look of my everyday
hobby, aside from sleeping, eating, watching TV dramas and
camwhoring/blogging… I actually a closet planner nerd. I like to doodle,
draw, craft, collect washi tapes… Okay I think my addiction is still pretty
mild, not crazy or excessive. Cos I could keep all my crafty nerdy stuff
within a box. Lol.

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Here’s how my working space looks like…

All thanks to the 50mm special edition lens, the With low aperture
value of F.1.8 I m able to capture pretty bokeh and blurry effect on
close up food, stationary and how my working table looks like whenever
I m crafting or doodling on my dairy. Yes there are a lot of food as I love
to snack as I work. Lol.

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All the photos in this MLBR post are all taken with Nikon Df (except
where mentioned)! Nikon singapore is very generous and awesome,
I told them I want to take a self-portrait photography photobook style
blog post, they even sent me two other wide angle Lens and their
Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a!

The WU-1a is awesome tool for self-photoshoots, great for our
selfie generation! it can be wifi-connected to our smart phone!!!
You can use your phone to view LIVE what are you shooting from
your phone while taking photos!!! And also use your phone as a
remote control, you could also download your photos from the
DSLR instantly to your mobile phone!!!! Awesome much??!

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The two wide angle lens that nikon loan me to shoot for this MLBR
post are the 18 – 35mm and 20mm lens!

AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G EG
AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED

Me personally love the
20 mm lens,It can produce MAXIMUM Bokeh (background blurry
effect) and has a VERY wide angle, I could capture a lot of
details!!

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Find out more info on the Nikon Df & other awesome products!

Nikon Df:

http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/digital-slr-cameras/df

Website:

http://www.nikon.com.sg/

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/nikonsingapore

 

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Okay ending this entry with a satisfactory feeling of successfully reclaim
this blog space, by flooding it with my face… LOLOLOLOL. It’s been a
while since I started on my blog work, my last camho shoot was my
xmas post, that was already 2 months ago!! I m currently pigging out
as I finished my 730 days engagement… Most guys take abt 1-6
months holiday after their engagement, well, this is my 5th month
holiday… Lol. I think when I fully recharged, I will get back on my game.
I will be going all way out to earn Mon-neeey!!!

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On the next post,

I will be doing a mash up post on what is happening during my holiday,
actually it wasn’t much, I think I went out less than 7 days last month.
I stay home most of the days. I AM SUCH A OTAKU. Lol. Till the next
post!!

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OPPO N1 Mini And The Country

09/October/2014 | Advertorial, Classic Advertorial Collection, Photobook, Review, Vanity Vain

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Proudly presenting my advertorial for the OPPO N1 mini!
The theme for this advert is country/farmboy!!! It’s been almost
half a year since my last photobook concept advertorial!!
And I am BACK!!! I am back and actively taking up adverts!

This advertorial is not only one of my currently favorite mini
concept advertorial photobook, it’s also taken in Perth Australia!
My 1st time in Australia, and the place is awesome! Although it
was hectic work trip with Sophie, but in midst of photoshoots
and rushing here and there, I still pretty much enjoyed Perth.
It was a really good place to take pictures!

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This advertorial was taken at house we rented from AirBnb,
it was little bit far from city area, suburban neighborhood! I will
update more on the trip with Sophie soon! But now back to
the main topic of post… The magic OPPO N1 mini.

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When I was approached by Nuffnang to take up an advertorial
on a mobile that promise to capture the best selfies. I was
doubtful, until I finally met up with the Singapore OPPO marketing
team. I was sold, instant sold! The moment I flip over the rotating
camera. I swear I was super amused, i still remember what was
the 1st thing that came out from my mouth..
” OMG! Why so chio one!?”

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The screen was big, the image was clear, bright sharp and I look
really really good on the phone screen!

I happily took the phone home and was thrilled to have this new
selfie tool to play with. After weeks of using it, I proudly conclude
that it was the really the best selfie smart phone that I ever tried.

 

I picked the White one! the Mint one is so chio!! Sophie picked that!

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Long long time ago, whenever I take selfies with my smart phone,
I always complain the quality of it, it’s either too grainy or the picture
wasn’t sharp enough, I always tell my friends how I wish there’s a
phone with flip camera, that will be so awesome, I waited for a really
long time… Finally this phone had arrived… The OPPO N1 MINI!

As all the smart phones in the market love to boast how good their
front cameras is, but let me tell you something, NO FRONT CAMERAS
ARE AS GOOD AS THE BACK CAMERA. The manufacturers will
always put in much more effort in make the back camera good, yet
the front camera is just… Average. But let me know tell you this. The
world had taken over by selfies, 50% of the time, we turn on our
cameras are to take selfies, so the front camera is just as important!

rotating

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But OPPO N1 Mini has a 195 degrees rotating camera. THE BACK
AND THE FRONT CAMERA ARE THE SAME!!! The quality, sharpness
and brightness of the selfies are just… MAJOR HEART!

Forget about the mainstream phones, OPPO N1 mini the ultimate
indie Superphone! I swear i wasn’t over selling about this phone.

Honestly the only reason I love iPhone and don’t really wanna switch
to Samsung phones, because I have tried a lot times, the phone is
always laggy. But OPPO n1 mini’s processor was amazing build that
it was not lag at all! Which totally made me can’t take my hands off
this phone.

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Beside the major selling point of the rotating camera, there are MANY
of awesome features of the phone;

The instant i rotate my camera to the front, the N1 mini auto turn on
the beauty mode! This save me a lot of time, most of the time
I know a lot of us actually download a lot beautiful apps just to take
beautified selfies, but with the OPPO N1 Mini, I don’t need a 3rd party
app to capture pretty selfies of myself anymore It’s instant! It’s built in!!
And of cos if prefer normal selfies, u could turn this option off!

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Now not only you have HD selfies, all thanks to the rotating camera,
you can have automatic Beauty mode pics without the hassle of
jumping from one app to another! How awesome is this!

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The super phone camera have an amazing f 2.0, it helps to take those
very artsy blurry background photos! HDR, for high quality scenery
photos, slow shutter for those light drawing photos, or night scenery
photos! HD Video recording, Build in GIF maker and even an audio
photo maker!

Not forgetting a LED Flash light, that can be turn on all the time, it’s
like a portable ring light!! I’ve tried take pics with the normal iPhone flash
light at night. I swear 99.9% of the time it could not be focused due to
the low light environment, but with the option to turn on the camera
LED flash on all the time make focusing on the subjects so much easier!

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The more I take and the more I explore this amazing OPPO N1 Mini
it made me felt so lucky to own one of them, and just so you know the
OPPO N1 mini is really affordable, even students who love taking selfies
can afford this Phone!

What are waiting for selfies lovers!!!?

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Here’s a recap of the awesome specifications of the phone! Another
thing I have yet to mention, the battery life of the phone was pretty
impressive! Long lasting!

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Here are 6 X RAW no colored edited/filtered selfies taken during the making
of this advertorial! Just to show of the amazing quality of these selfies,
yes I know, they look like they are taken with the back camera of
your mobile phone… BUT.. they are selfies taken with front cameras!
Ahaha!!! Can you guys please see my skin? It’s so flawless
(NOT SELF-PRAISING) all thanks to the auto beauty mode of OPPO
N1 mini!!

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Instagram:
http://instagram.com/opposingapore

Facebook:
www.facebook.com/opposingapore

Official Website:
http://www.oppomobile.com.sg

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Did you guys notice something in this mini concept advertorial photobook??
did you notice that i have freckles? lol, actually i have them all my life, it’s just
i always conceal them with concealer or photoshop them away, as i always
hated them, and think freckles only looks cute on ang mohs. this is my 1st
time showing them off as i tot it was really suitable to farm boy look! okay, i 
felt naked after showing my freckles to you guys… lol.

last night i started on an organizer… this is never happens,
i have so much things and deadlines to lookout for that i need
a organizer to keep track of the meetings and all.

looking back the entire year’s instagram post, blog post, dayre
post, i am always saying how busy i am, and needed a break.
the busy was constant. the break never ever come… i think break
will not come for this month and next… most prob at the end of
the year maybe, i really wan a holiday alone, to a place with no
work, no deadlines and no stress. i need to recharge so badly…

ciao, till the next update!

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