Photography as a Hobby in Singapore

If you have always loved to point and shoot photos since you could remember, Singapore is a great place to start or continue this passion of yours. Sometimes, hobbies like this can be continued as a profession. Either way, you can try and test all types of photography under one roof – Singapore!

If you’re a wedding photographer, Singapore caters to many wedding events with gorgeous backdrops and stylish flairs. Wedding photography in Singapore is at a high demand so if you decide to turn from amateur to pro, this is the place to get your feet wet. Plenty of newcomers in professional photography start their careers by being a wedding photographer first.

If you’re a wildlife photographer, the wildlife of Singapore is tame enough to accommodate a burgeoning photographer like yourself. Surprisingly, Singapore has a diverse wildlife despite its area size and urbanization. Check out Singapore’s Marine Life Park, Jurong Bird Park, Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and Acres Wildlife Rescue Center to get some amazing images of the animals. If you prefer the flora, go ahead and visit the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Bukit Batok Nature Park.

If you’re into architectural photography, Singapore is a city brimming with modern architectural wonders you can capture at any time of the day. The architecture of Singapore has a remarkable mix of eclectic styles, contemporary design and even European Neoclassical, renaissance and gothic influences. The Helix Bridge, Marina Bay Sands, The Colonnade Condominiums, Bishan Public Library and Lasalle College of the Arts are some the common favorites by architecture photographers in Singapore.

If you’re a sports photographer, Singapore can be worth the visit during big sports events. Nothing can be considered bigger than the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix. This event takes place in the Marina Bay Street Circuit where thousands of tourists flock to get a glimpse of the F1 race and so should you and your camera. Catch different competitions at the National Stadium of Singapore where rugby, football and other outdoor sports take place.

If you’re into portrait photography, no need to look further than Singapore to look for a new subject daily. Tourists in Singapore, although strangers, are generally friendly and the locals are accommodating, too. Different people from different countries make Singapore an interesting mix for a portrait portfolio.

If you’re a landscape photographer, don’t let Singapore’s smaller land area deceive you into thinking that there aren’t many landscape spots to shoot. Here are some of the spots for a noteworthy landscape photo: Labrador Park, Bukit Batok, Sentosa, Changi, Pasir Ris, Pulau Ubin, MacRitchie Trails and Kranji Farms.

With so many types of photography to explore in Singapore, book a flight now, bring your camera and start shooting!

 

 

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