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  • Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan

    written by eastmoe on 2010-03-09 in #world #locations
    Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan

    The leaning tower of Teluk Intan is the Malaysia equivalent of the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy. It is located in the centre of the town of Teluk Intan, Perak.

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  • Pasir Salak Historical Complex

    written by eastmoe on 2010-03-04 in #world #locations
    Pasir Salak Historical Complex

    Pasir Salak is the place where Malaysia's modern history began, Malaysia's cultural heritage. It's where the spirit of independence from the British got shape, where democracy was in Malaysia was born and therefore a important piece of the Malaysian heritage.

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  • Olympus Trip 35 - Trip Anywhere!

    written by eastmoe on 2009-09-05 in #reviews
    Olympus Trip 35 - Trip Anywhere!

    For simplicity and sharpness in a compact package, you simply can't go wrong with Olympus' baby, the Trip 35.

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  • Horizon Kompakt

    written by eastmoe on 2009-09-03 in #reviews
    Horizon Kompakt

    The Horizon Kompakt is a compact lens camera with a rotating non-interchangable built-in lens intended for taking various panorama pictures: landscapes, interiors, sports scenes, architecture, fashion, etc.

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  • Dataran Lang (Eagle Square) Langkawi, Malaysia

    written by eastmoe on 2009-07-20 in #world #locations
    Dataran Lang (Eagle Square) Langkawi, Malaysia

    Dataran Lang (Eagle Square) is the first sight that greets you when you arrive at Langkawi island by the sea. Dataran Lang has a huge sculpture of an eagle poised proudly facing the sea, welcoming you to this mystical island.

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  • Langkawi Island, Malaysia

    written by eastmoe on 2009-07-19 in #world #locations
    Langkawi Island, Malaysia

    Langkawi Island located at Kedah, Malaysia. Brimming with culture, mysteries, legends and an abundance of natural scenery, Langkawi is the perfect getaway for families or friends looking for a pleasant holiday. Visit Langkawi, you won’t regret it!

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  • Olympus XA2

    written by eastmoe on 2009-07-13 in #reviews
    Olympus XA2

    It's small, compact and has some similarities with our beloved LC-A. The Olympus XA2 was and remains a great bargain for analog camera enthusiasts out there.

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  • KL Urbanscape 09 at Klpac

    written by eastmoe on 2009-07-09 in #world #locations
    KL Urbanscape 09 at Klpac

    Last weekend’s KLue Urbanscapes 2009, the city’s all-day creative arts festival held at KLPac (Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center). Although I’ve heard many things about KLPac from friends, but this was my first time to KLPac.

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  • Polaroid Spectra (Instant/Polaroid, 640 iso) User-Review

    written by eastmoe on 2009-06-24 in #reviews
    Polaroid Spectra (Instant/Polaroid, 640 iso) User-Review

    I found lot of spectra film already expired from 2005 and 2007 and you know what? I am just lucky to have a Polaroid Spectra camera myself!

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  • Fishing Fleet Of Pantai Remis Perak

    written by eastmoe on 2009-04-12 in #world #locations
    Fishing Fleet Of Pantai Remis Perak

    Pantai Remis is a coastal town in Perak, Malaysia. It is situated near Sitiawan. Fishing is a major industry in this town. Being so close to the sea, it is famed for its seafood.The town was founded in the late 1940s. mine landslide filmed in 1993.

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  • 1st International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at Putrajaya 2009

    written by eastmoe on 2009-04-08 in #world #locations
    1st International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at Putrajaya 2009

    An event of flying hot air balloon in Putrajaya in Malaysia that even some countries join here.

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  • Agfa HDC 200 (35mm, 200 iso) User-Review

    written by eastmoe on 2009-03-27 in #reviews
    Agfa HDC 200 (35mm, 200 iso) User-Review

    I have 2 rolls of this film expired around year 1999 if im not mistaken. Luckily found it at a nearest Agfa shop 2 kilometers from my house and without having second thoughts, I load it into my very first Lomo camera, the Fisheye 2.

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  • Polaroid Spectra In Expired Instant Film

    written by eastmoe on 2009-02-07 in #reviews
    Polaroid Spectra In Expired Instant Film

    With its redesigned optics, flash, focus, and electronic systems, the Spectra blitz is the most attractive, easy-to-use large format Polaroid camera ever made. The wide-angle lens format captures 25% more information in a photo than a regular Spectra 1200 or Image camera, and 33% more than a 600 camera. A 3-Element Aspheric Lens System and Quench-Controlled flash provide sharper, better-exposed images.

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  • Kodak High Definition (35mm, 400 iso) user-review

    written by eastmoe on 2009-01-09 in #reviews
    Kodak High Definition (35mm, 400 iso) user-review

    DIY splitzer with Kodak High Definition: I've stumbled upon this film on a flea market I went to once and immediately experimented with it using the LC-A and a splitzer I did myself.

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  • Fuji Neopan SS (35mm, 100 iso) user-review

    written by eastmoe on 2009-01-04 in #reviews
    Fuji Neopan SS (35mm, 100 iso) user-review

    Neopan SS expired in 1998: I got a few rolls and tried it using with my LC-A camera. From what I've heard, this is considered as the "school film" in Japan. Even the clumsiest of students could produce an image with it.

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  • The Last 2 of Tin Dredger In Malaysia

    written by eastmoe on 2008-12-07 in #world #locations
    The Last 2 of Tin Dredger In Malaysia

    This is my last year trip. I go to batu gajah to see last tin dredger in malaysia. Tin mining was extensively in the Kinta Valley of Perak some decades ago. Today it is a sunset industry and most tine mines have closed down. You can still find many mining pools, but this is the only dredge you see. It's an exhibition item near Chendrong, Batu Gajah.

  • Lost World Of Tambun Water Theme Park (sunway City Ipoh)

    written by eastmoe on 2008-11-29 in #world #locations
    Lost World Of Tambun Water Theme Park (sunway City Ipoh)

    Last week me and my friends hangout at Lost World of Tambun.Great place to hangout with friend and family. Hidden amongst the lush greenery of Tambun, Ipoh is a fully themed water park that appears to emerge from the surrounding limestone cliffs and vibrant jungle. New world of adventure just waiting to be explored. What was once a valley of old has now exploded to life with the river of adventure, raging waterfalls, rushing rapids, majestic cliffs, magnificent tigers, ancient caves and hot springs with therapeutic properties. Here we call the park is the sister theme park of Sunway Lagoon in Petaling Jaya.

  • Calming walk at Teluk Batik Beach, Perak.

    written by eastmoe on 2008-11-21 in #world #locations
    Calming walk at Teluk Batik Beach, Perak.

    A treasured moment with all my friends at Teluk Batik, Perak. Teluk Batik beach used to be a favorite picnic haunt during the 80's. Pollution caused this beach to loose its luster during the 90's, but the state government is restoring the spot to its former beauty.

  • Putrajaya, Federal Government of Malaysia

    written by eastmoe on 2008-11-21 in #world #locations
    Putrajaya, Federal Government of Malaysia

    Last 2 month, me with my friend hangout at Putrajaya. The weather so hot. This is the story.. A few years back Malaysia decided to build a new administrative capital outside Kuala Lumpur. It is called Putrajaya.

  • Memory Lane (flea market) @ Ipoh

    written by eastmoe on 2008-10-30 in #world #locations
    Memory Lane (flea market) @ Ipoh

    Another thing in my 'must do' lists is the Sunday morning 'Memory Lane' visit. This Ipoh flea market has everything for everyone.You can find antiques like old coins, old currencies,old books, vases, old and vintage camera.WW2 items being sold here (one antique seller I saw had a WW2 soldier's metal cap for sale).

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  • Pasir Salak Historical Complex

    written by eastmoe on 2008-07-14 in #world #locations
    Pasir Salak Historical Complex

    Pasir Salak is the site where JWW Birch, the first British Resident of Perak, was killed. The Pasir Salak Historical Complex is 70 km from Ipoh City in southern Perak. Pasir Salak is in the heartland of Perak Malay culture. Within the area around Pasir Salak are no less than 10 royal mausoleums to past Perak Sultans.....

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  • Bukit Tinggi

    written by eastmoe on 2008-07-14 in #world #locations
    Bukit Tinggi

    Bukit Tinggi is just over an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur City centre and lies some 2,500 feet above sea level.Colmar Tropicale, located in Bukit Tinggi, Pahang, is a replica of a collection of buildings from a north-eastern village in France dating back to the 16th Century. It's just like a picture postcard. It's surrounded by lush tropical forest land.

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  • Kellie's Castle in Batu Gajah (Ipoh)

    written by eastmoe on 2008-07-14 in #world #locations
    Kellie's Castle in Batu Gajah (Ipoh)

    Kellie's Castle, (or Kelly's Castle as it is sometimes wrongly spelled) some kilometers out of Ipoh, is a great tourist attraction. And the story about the castle is as impressive as the castle itself.

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  • Teluk Intan tower

    written by eastmoe on 2008-07-10 in #world #locations
    Teluk Intan tower

    The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan is one of the most curious landmarks in Perak, and perhaps in the whole Malaysia as well. For over a hundred years this grandfather of towers squats on the edge of Jalan Selat next to Jalan Pasar. When it was built in 1885, it was known as the High Clock Tower because of the clock on it that is still working right to this day......