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Gardens by the Bay

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by vibranze, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. vibranze

    vibranze TalkEmount Rookie

    17
    Jul 25, 2012
    Singapore
    Hello NEX-ian,

    Wanna share some photos taken on last Sunday, on my visit to Singapore Gardens by the Bay - the latest addition from by the Singapore government to transform Singapore from a "Garden City" to a "City in a Garden".

    It's a nice place to visit, for outdoor recreation and gathering.

    For more info, please refer to Gardens by the Bay Official Site

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  2. vibranze

    vibranze TalkEmount Rookie

    17
    Jul 25, 2012
    Singapore
    Flower Dome with Marina Bay Sands in the background
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    Singapore Flyer view from GBTB
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    Photos taken with 1635/2.8 and Konica Hexanon 50/1.7.

    Hope you guys like it.

    Enjoy! :)
     
  3. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    Beautiful city Singapore... a really safe place too. I've been there several times, mostly short stop-overs for connecting flights but I've only had enough time to look around once a long time ago. Clearly there's a lot of new stuff cropping-up and happening in Singapore. Might plan for a longer stop over for a trip I'm planning next year...

    Thanks for sharing! :)
     
  4. vibranze

    vibranze TalkEmount Rookie

    17
    Jul 25, 2012
    Singapore
    Hello Dioptrick,
    Thanks for the comment.
    You should plan for a longer stop over next time and spend a few days, lots of interesting places for photo taking. I believe you will like it =)
     
  5. pictogramax

    pictogramax TalkEmount Regular

    56
    Apr 16, 2012
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wonderful place and beautiful photos!
     
  6. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Jim
    Another place I'll never see in person brought to life through the sharing of others. ;)

    Very nice shots, thanks for posting these. :)
     
  7. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand

    I've seen a cable TV documentary about Superstructures where they featured what I think is the Marina Bay Sands in the background. Is that the one where they replicated a tourist ship ocean liner (complete with swimming pool) on top of those buildings??
     
  8. vibranze

    vibranze TalkEmount Rookie

    17
    Jul 25, 2012
    Singapore
    Yes, that's the Marina Bay Sands (MBS) in the background =)
    I will attach some photos in the next post.
     
  9. vibranze

    vibranze TalkEmount Rookie

    17
    Jul 25, 2012
    Singapore
    Marina Bay Sands Infinity Pool

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    Panorama sweep using Cybershot TX9
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    Gardens by the Bay construction in the background
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  10. vibranze

    vibranze TalkEmount Rookie

    17
    Jul 25, 2012
    Singapore
    View of the deck
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    ArtScience Museum construction in the background
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    Esplanade
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    Pardon the small size and quality as I couldn't find the photos locally so I linked them from FB.

    Most of the shots were taken with A850 with Minolta 20/2.8 except the Panorama and 3rd infinity pool shot, they were taken with DSC TX9.

    Ops I'm in wrong forum :eek:

    Cheers.
     
  11. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand

    Haha, shame on you! :D

    Hey thanks for those pics... just fabulous. Now I really need to see that place! :)
     
  12. vibranze

    vibranze TalkEmount Rookie

    17
    Jul 25, 2012
    Singapore
    Is there a talkalpha.com forum? Haahaha.
    You are welcome ;)
     
  13. JTM_CR

    JTM_CR TalkEmount Regular

    43
    Aug 23, 2012
    I love singapore too. very nice country. can you picture the Merlion? :)