Tanjung Sepat, Malaysia: Branches, Bridge and Love

4

It's a small town located near Banting, and Morib, which takes about a 1-and-half-hour trip from Petaling Jaya.

We are looking for a location for a couples’ photo shoot as a birthday present to our friend, when I browsed through the beautiful Tanjung Sepat on the internet, and wow, I immediately fell for the dead branches through those pictures that I saw! The place draws in a lot of attention from photographers. I guess, it’s worth the 1-and-half hour travel time.

We reached Banting and got lost somewhere inside a village, where there’s so many little houses around. We were lucky enough to find a mini mart and ask for directions. We then found our way out to the main road again, and then we spotted this beautiful place. And here we are at our first stop.

In love with these shadows!

We were lucky enough to find this dead grass where it’s similar to the one I found at Sekinchan few years back where I shot Lihwa, the pretty girl. I guess it’s gonna be pretty to lay down on this grass under the sunshine!

After we had enough of shooting the dead grass, shadows and all, we continued on our journey towards Tanjung Sepat.

We then finally reached the place that we were looking for. This is what I saw on the internet. It’s the DEAD BRANCHES! There’s many of them together. And it’s so breathtaking. I’m not sure what’s so special about them, but to me, it’s kinda interesting.

Then, it’s lunch time. It’s a must to visit the famous ‘bao’ (chinese bun) shop – Hai Yew Heng. They sell a lot of yummy steamed homemade ‘bao’! Yummmmy. I ate a lot of them as I remember. And I even bought some back home for my family as well.

And the last stop would be the famous Lover’s Bridge.

I still wonder why they named it ’Lover’s Bridge’? Maybe there’s some very interesting stories about this bridge back then? Anyway, It looks kinda cool and we all had fun shooting photographs there.

This photography trip was pretty cool. I enjoyed myself very much, although we are so ‘roasted’ because of shooting under the super hot sunny sunshine. Haha!

written by eva_eva on 2011-05-08 in #world #locations #sunny #travel-destination #selangor-fishing-village #morib #tanjung-sepat #malaysia #spinner #couple #sprocket-rocket #evaeva #portraits #hot #outing #friends #bridge #dead-branches #lca #fisheye #eva_eva #banting

4 Comments

  1. kiwikoh
    kiwikoh ·

    Lovely place, lovely photo.

  2. tmukmkd
    tmukmkd ·

    i like the dead branch area. :D

  3. willyboy
    willyboy ·

    I too fall in love with dead things almost every day.

  4. lolastars
    lolastars ·

    kampungku!

More Interesting Articles

  • First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Tom Bates

    written by K. Aquino on 2015-05-05 in #gear #news
    First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Tom Bates

    The best thing about working for Lomography is having first access to new products. Imagine everyone's excitement when the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens 2.8/32M was delivered to the headquarters in Vienna, where members of the Lomography team took turns testing this tiny yet powerful optic on various cameras. Meanwhile, Tom Bates from Marketing teased out the idyllic and colorful possibilities of shooting with the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 lens on a trip to the UK countryside.

    4
  • Shootin’ Across Town with the Lomo’Splitzer: Vienna

    written by fl0werp0wer on 2015-03-26 in #world #tipster
    Shootin’ Across Town with the Lomo’Splitzer: Vienna

    Who knew that by making a hop, skip and jump across town you could create such crazy lomo'instagraphs?! When equipt with the Lomo'Instant and the trusty Splitzer accessory - anything is possible. Take a peep at this selection taken from different locations across Vienna and see for yourself the phenomenal results. Read on to discover how you too can splice-up (and spice-up) historic buildings on your next sight-seeing trip.

  • Lomo'instant LomoAmigo: Martin Smith

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-02-17 in #people #news #lifestyle #locations #lomoamigos
    Lomo'instant LomoAmigo: Martin Smith

    Martin Smith is a London based film photography fan who was one of the first people to receive the Lomo'instant from the Kickstarter Campaign. Since then he's been avidly shooting around town. Martin chatted to us about his love for instant photography and showed us some of his excellent shots. Read on for the full interview.

    1
  • Shop News

    Grab Diana F+ Mr. Pink at a Discounted Price!

    Grab Diana F+ Mr. Pink at a Discounted Price!

    As part of the Valentine's Day Deal, you can grab this wonderful fluorescent pink plastic camera at a discounted price! Take seductive, soft-focused shots and pulsating vignettes on 120 film this season!

  • Long Exposures Around Europe with the Minitar-1 Art Lens

    written by antoniocastello on 2015-12-10 in #gear #lifestyle #locations #reviews
    Long Exposures Around Europe with the Minitar-1 Art Lens

    One of the things I like the most about the Minitar-1 Art lens is how sharp the focus can be when you shoot with a small aperture. So if you are one of those that like to shoot at night, get a tripod, add this to a late dark winter afternoon, and you will end up with a bunch of beautiful long exposures. This is what I did on my last trip to Europe.

    4
  • CMJ Music Marathon with PROM and The Bright Light Social Hour

    written by givesmehell on 2015-03-27 in #people #events #lomoamigos
    CMJ Music Marathon with PROM and The Bright Light Social Hour

    Homegrown band PROM and Austin-based band The Bright Light Social Hour made it to New York's CMJ Music Marathon, which took place late last October. They are Lomography's new LomoAmigos who have documented their experience at CMJ with the Pop 9 and the Colorsplash Cameras, respectively. Together with The Orchard, a music distribution firm, let's take a look at how things went at the music marathon!

  • A Salute to the Masters: The Festival of San Bartolomeo (A Tribute to Ferdinando Scianna)

    written by sirio174 on 2015-06-27 in #world #lifestyle
    A Salute to the Masters: The Festival of San Bartolomeo (A Tribute to Ferdinando Scianna)

    This article is a tribute to the great Italian photographer Ferdinando Scianna, a member of the Magnum Photo Agency, and to his book, "Religious Festival in Sicily," which won the 1966 Nadar Prize. In this article I'll show you a series of photos taken at a religious festival in a small village in the north of Italy, organized by a group of immigrants from the southern region of the country. Take a look!

  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • From Experimental to Ordinary: LomoAmigo Martin Dietrich Tests the Minitar-1 Art Lens

    written by Lomography on 2016-01-29 in #people #lomoamigos
    From Experimental to Ordinary: LomoAmigo Martin Dietrich Tests the Minitar-1 Art Lens

    In order to escape the world of facts and figures, tax auditor Martin Dietrich discovered photography as his creative counterpart almost seven years ago. On a trip to Paris he fell in love with analog photography and the magic of film has been fascinating to him since then. But he also appreciates the benefits of digital photography. For Lomography he tested the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens on his Fuji X-Pro 1 camera. Check out Martin's photos and learn more about the founder of the popular Neoprime magazine.

    2
  • Gelagoo and her Weapon of Choice: Yashica A

    written by lomography on 2015-10-17 in #gear #lifestyle
    Gelagoo and her Weapon of Choice: Yashica A

    For Angela, anyone who wants to take a plunge into medium format photography should consider starting with a Yashica A. In this interview, she expounds more on what she loves about this TLR and why its the perfect gear for beginners.

    4
  • The Konstruktor Project by David Townsend

    written by Lomography London on 2015-11-18 in #people #lifestyle #lomoamigos
    The Konstruktor Project by David Townsend

    One Christmas, David Townsend was given the Konstruktor by his wife. It sparked an idea in his head, taking inspiration from Jack Lowe's Lifeboat Station project and his love for photography. He built and beautifully customised the Konstruktor and has just embarked on his own long term analogue project, because a camera is for life, not just for Christmas. Learn more about his project in this interview.

    1
  • Shop News

    Be Sharp and Get Accurate Shots!

    Be Sharp and Get Accurate Shots!

    Never go wrong with amount of light entering your lenses. Perfect for any photo shoots, very handy, lightweight and extremely versatile!

  • Fulfilling Dreams with Dreamy Images: Kevin Biberbach

    written by zonderbar on 2015-08-31 in #people
    Fulfilling Dreams with Dreamy Images: Kevin Biberbach

    In every aspiring photographers' dream - Turn the hobby into career, leaving the part time job, putting all of the efforts into one's photography project. Kevin Biberbach did it. Biberbach is a student from Aachen, who has completed a 365-day photography project called "EVRY DAY" with his passion and insist. The project is widely getting attention throughout the internet, which includes a variety of portraits content such as wedding, family and couples. Biberbach shared to Lomography exclusively about his work, passion to photography, and also his experience with the Petzval 85 Art Lens.

  • Photo of the Day by mavicomeflor

    written by lomography on 2016-02-13 in #world #news
    Photo of the Day by mavicomeflor

    It's never too early to plan for your summer escapade. Here's another must-visit destination in the Caribbean as photographed by our fellow lomographer.

  • Jeansman is our LomoHome of the Day!

    written by lomography on 2016-02-13 in #world #news
    Jeansman is our LomoHome of the Day!

    From everyone here in Lomography, congratulations to jeansman for winning Home of the Day!