Three New Semi-Pro Cameras

FujiFilm X100Price: $1699 from Audio HouseSpecs: 12MP / 720p HD video / 445g / ISO100-12,800 / built-in flashOne of the most sought-after right now due to a production problem in Japan, Fujifilm’s first vintage-designed, Leica-like magnesium alloy camera comes packed with top-notch specs. Highlights, apart from its classy touch, include the hybrid view finder system […]

Five Photography Classes in Singapore

LiveStudiosRun by CEO of LiveStudios, Willy Foo, classes start from $300 for a two day beginner’s weekend intensive course of two six-hour sessions (excluding one-hour lunch break). 52 Niven Rd., 6250-0791. willyfoo.comObjectifsHaving been around for seven years, Objectifs offers basic and specialized courses which start from $350 for eight 2.5-hour sessions. 56A Arab Street, 6293-9782. […]

Taratata Bistrot

Having watched one too many films that romanticize the Parisian bistro, the burgundy-colored couches, high ceiling, wooden dividers and lamp-posts of Taratata were certainly inviting. We were a little disappointed to find it totally empty when we arrived at about 8pm, but we were quickly ushered in by a waiter and restaurant manager. Looking over […]

Fine Palate Cafe

You’ll be hard pressed to find a true blue café anywhere in Singapore, least of all town. And no, Starbucks and Coffee Bean don’t count. All too often, places tack it on to the end of their name without considering whether it fits their concept. To be honest, we’re not sure Fine Palate fits the […]

Mr KIA Aug 5

Dear Mr. KIA,
I have horrible taste in home décor, but the girl I’m dating is too classy and mod for me to not impress. What can I do to art up my apartment? —Artistically-Challenged