The number of graduands at Methodist College Kuala Lumpur's (MCKL) graduation ceremonies over the past two years has seen a tremendous rise. Time flies and just before you know it, it's been another year since the last graduation event I photographed.
The number of graduands just keeps increasing and as a result, this year's event has been split into not two but three sessions!
Who would have thought a tranquil place like this exists just a 30 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur? It sure does. This Templer Park Rainforest Retreat home stay is run by the Saw family.
Armed with the X-T1, my simple aim was to capture the close-knit relationship between man-made dwelling and its surrounding nature by emphasising on the prevailing colour, texture and naturally-found lines and shapes afforded by everyday simple objects.
His name is Ansel. It took me no less than 4 encounters over the year to get the ice between us broken just comfortably for him to look me in the eye. By then, it did not take long for this cute little boy to be chatty and playful with me. I was a happy man. That means I could photograph him naturally.
I did just that when my wife's friend came by for a visit from Singapore and brought along their only son to chill out with us. After dinner, we hung out at their hotel room. I was shooting with the Fuji X-T1 for the first time.