A Pho­to­graphic Jour­ney

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Peter An­thony Shep­herd’s Sin­ga­pore

Fea­tured Pho­tog­ra­pher: Peter An­thony Shep­herd

Shep­herd is an am­a­teur pho­tog­ra­pher who states that: “Since com­ing late to pho­tog­ra­phy a hol­i­day is not just a hol­i­day any­more. The cam­era and the pas­sion that comes with it opens up a unique per­spec­tive of the lo­ca­tions and cul­tures ex­pe­ri­enced.”

The Helix Bridge with the iconic Ma­rina Bay Sands in the back­ground

The Ma­rina Bay Sands Light and Water show is free and can be watched ev­ery night at ei­ther 8pm or 9.30pm which is in­tended to show­case Sin­ga­pore’s jour­ney as a mul­ti­cul­tural so­ci­ety.

The Botan­i­cal Gar­dens are the coun­try’s first UNESCO Her­itage Site fa­mous for the world’s largest or­chid dis­play and the re­port­edly over 150 year old Tem­busu trees. Pic­tured is the Walk­way in the Skies be­tween the tree like struc­tures.

Above: Vic­to­ria Theatre and Con­cert Hall - Built in the Neo­clas­si­cal ar­chi­tec­tural style the Vic­to­ria Theatre and Con­cert hall is a per­form­ing arts cen­ter in the cen­tral area of Sin­ga­pore.

Be­low: ‘Peo­ple of the River’ bronze statue by Chong Fah Cheong of chil­dren jump­ing into the Sin­ga­pore river in Down­town Sin­ga­pore.

Gi­ant Sil­ver Balls sculp­tures on the es­planade in front of the Asian Civil­i­sa­tions Mu­seum.

Cave­nagh Bridge - Opened in 1870 and orig­i­nal known as ‘Ed­in­burgh Bridge’ to com­mem­o­rate the visit of the Duke of Ed­in­burgh. It is the old­est bridge in Sin­ga­pore that ex­ists in its orig­i­nal form.

Within the Ma­rina Bay Sands Ho­tel com­plex is its very own shop­ping mall con­tain­ing many of the high end re­tail brands as well as a unique ‘Hur­ri­cane Water’ fea­ture.

Clarke Quay is a his­tor­i­cal river­side quay in Sin­ga­pore which boasts many restau­rants and land­marks but is equally well-known for its vi­brant nightlife.

Embed­ded in the foot­paths are com­mem­o­ra­tive plaques cel­e­brat­ing fifty years of In­de­pen­dence af­ter be­ing ejected from the Fed­er­a­tion of Malaysia.

Above: Sun­tec City is a multi-use devel­op­ment in a sub zone of down­town Sin­ga­pore which opened in 1997 and houses many for­eign diplo­matic / non-diplo­matic mis­sions that re­side in Sin­ga­pore.

Be­low: Sen­tosa is a small is­land re­sort off Sin­ga­pore’s south­ern coast hous­ing an ar­ray of at­trac­tions, beaches, na­ture and din­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties.

Ma­rina Bay Sands swimming pool - re­lax in the world’s largest rooftop in­fin­ity pool which of­fers up amaz­ing views of Sin­ga­pore from 57 lev­els up.

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