This is one of my life’s motto! Rather wrong than regret! 😉
Hello everybody! I am sure you know that other than blogging about beauty, I AM A CRAZY CAT LADY ~~~~~~~ *MEOW* So when I received the invitation from The Photography Academy to join in their Cat Photography Workshop, I immediately checked my schedule and said YES! 😀 Thank you Irene (Chief Photographer of Cloud Productions) for the invitation! Zynthia went with me as she is also a cat lover! 😀
YES YES YES I LOVE CATS!!
Let me share with you some information about The Photography Academy! It is a sub-company of SG Cloud Productions.
SG Cloud Productions is a young company filled with splashes of creativity and refreshing ideas. Discovering and creating images you love! They are based in Singapore and provide premium professional photography services. With a strong emphasis on quality, visual creativity & client satisfaction, they take great pride in their work and consistently meet clients’ expectations and needs at premium professional levels, as testimonials show. They do best in Family & Kids Outdoor Photoshoot / Events & Food Photography/Photoshoot Services.
Irene is the one in blue!
The Photography Academy (TPASG) aspires to nurture and improve the professional standings and values of current and aspiring photographers, giving them an edge in the industry and profession. TPASG is a consortium of award-winning and full-time professional photographers and coaches with more than 5 to 10 years of experience in the trade in Singapore.
They offer a wide variety of photography courses, from Basic technical Photography Workshops to Fun & Creative Workshop like Cat Photography. TPASG holds monthly Photowalk, such as the upcoming Old Tiong Bahru Walk. And randomly does Photo Daytour, such as visitation of Sembawang Hotspring. Or even Photography Adventure overseas.
Most of the activities / events purpose are to keep Photography community as one in Singapore, they are looking forward to help and encourage Photography Enthusiast to Dream Big at the same time building their portfolios and skillset with them.
So on the Saturday morning of the workshop, Zynthia and I went to the Cat Cafe at Bugis Village to meet Irene and the rest of the students! THIS WAS WHAT GREETED US!!!! 😀 😀 😀 😀
HOW MANY KITTIES ARE THERE?! This is my kind of paradise~~~~~~ 😀 😀 😀 I can say that this event is my favourite Blogging event I have ever attended! I am biased like that 😛 Just look at how chilled the kitties at the cat cafe are~~ I will recommend that you watch your food, your drink, your bag, your chair and your table… XD CAT RULE 101!
Basically, you will need your smartphone that can read QR code and then you will find the notes needed for the class. Irene shared with us things about cats & cats photo taking, taking photos using SLR camera and even just by using your phone! There is no limit in photo taking!
Below are some photos I took before and after Irene shared with us some tips of cat photo-taking! KITTIES CUTENESS TIME! If you want the tips, you must join the class on 4th April! More information at the bottom of my entry! ^_*
Just the Kitty Gang chillin’
Let me show you the kitty who took my heart away! Meet Elly ~~ the tabby cat who looks a lot like my Kiyo Angel 🙂 Look at her innocent big round eyes!!!!!!!!!!!!! *MELTS* <3
Sleepy kitties after breakfast~~~~~ <3
The Mama shop owner – Cookie!! 😀
Also the cutest photo I took of Silver! SO CUTE! Love the funny face!!!
Then Irene said that we can try taking top down view with our foot inside. haha, I hereby say again that these are not my shoes!! haha!
Another tip from Irene is to have our hand inside the photo to capture the real expression of cats~ SHIOK~~^^
Also Patches here is another cutie!! Most of the time she is just seated on the table next to the window looking down the buzzing streets of Bugis!!!!!!! HAHA!! Damn cute!!
Patches sharing with me her day of people-watching! LMAO!! 😀
I also caught Butter in shocked.. 😛
And then the friendliest kitty is none other than the beautiful Tuxedo!! I think because I wore a long jacket so he kept following me around!! 😀 I had fun playing with him!!! HEHEH! I miss him!!
And then there is beautiful Jimmy!! He was hiding at a “restricted” area and he came running out when I took out one of the cat toy as I was playing with Tuxedo! SOOOO FLUFFY AND CUTE!!!!!!!!!! Are the two of them Persians cats??? I am not sure! Haha!
When you are at the Cat Cafe, it means MEOWFIE TIME~~~~~ *Crazy Cat Lady Mode On*
Cats are just hilarious/amazing creatures, one minute Silver was sleeping comfortably in the cardboard box, and the next he was sleeping while balancing on the pillar! Well, time for my meowfie~~~~
Not to forget a photo with Zynthia!
Another photo that I like is this photo! The two Tortoiseshells sleeping on orange and purple chairs! You can see how nice the contrast looks like for the purple chair as compared to the orange! 😀 Colour is a very important factor in photo taking too!
I should end the cats photos tour with these two sweeties who groomed each other for hours (not hours but very long!!!) ~~ *LOVE LOVE*
Just to share with you some interesting true facts, the usual participants for the workshops are people whom:
- Loves to take photos
- Don’t really have a hobby, looking for one
- Wants to make friends with more people
- Wants to be involve in Photography more
- Wants to learn Photography
- Loves Photography & Equipments
- Likes to see/shoot people’s shooting pictures
- Have nothing to do at home
Suggested activities for the Public to attend:
- Photowalk (This is a complimentary photowalk for community to gather, shoot & discuss)
- Workshop (Workshops are usually Fun & involve a lot of practical, for the people whom likes improving & practicing their skillset)
- Practice Session (Practice session are setup especially for students whom wants to practice before or after the Workshop, with the Photography Coach around)
- Daytour (Daytour are very casual, similar to Photowalk but involve in not just photoshooting but other form of activities too depends on individual tours)
- Excursion (Excursions involve photo sharing session & practical shooting)
- Photography Adventure (Photography Adventure is Guided Overseas Trip + Workshop as one)
- Exhibitions (We are looking into showcase local photographer’s work, and encourage Photographers to attend the Exhibition)
If you like (no need to love! But i see no reason why you won’t loveeeee) cats and want to learn about photography, you should join the Workshop: Cat Photography x THE CAT CAFE @ Bugis!
Photography Coach: Irene Kuok (Chief Photographer of Cloud Productions)
Date: 4th Apr 2015, Saturday – 10am to 12nn
Venue: The Cat Cafe @ Bugis
241 Victoria Street, 188030
WORKSHOP FEE: S$58/pax
(Min. 8pax to start, Max. 30pax per class)
BOOK THEM AT PROMO PRICE NOW! Email #CAT to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details;
– YOUR NAME
– MOBILE PHONE NO.
– PAX and NAME of people you are bringing
– WHAT kind of photography you are most interested in?
– WHICH type of camera you are bringing?
Read Cat Photography Tips Here: http://cloudproductions.sg/2014/12/how-to-take-great-pictures-of-cats/
Zynthia and I ordered food and drinks!! Check out the hot chocolate with the cute doodles!! 😀 😀 😀 😀 I LOVE CAT CAFE SINGAPORE!
Irene shared with us some Food Photography tips! Haha, I want to learn!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looks good or not???
THEN THEN THEN… as the lighting is not so good and the photo looks quite flat, then Irene took out this lighting gadget which I forgot the name……. LOOK AT HOW DIFFERENT my cheese macaronic looks like!!!!!! YUMMY TO THE MAX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL!!
This time I am really signing off!!!! 😛 Let’s all have fun with photo taking!! Once again, thank you TPASG and Irene!!! Do follow their instagram and facebook for more workshops and photography related information!
Don’t forget to my kitties’ instagram and also mine!! 😛 I always forget to mention in my entry!!!