Posts by Lai Siong Cheong

Green Hybrid Chinese New Year Card Idea

In last year’s blog titled ‘Three Electronic Scrapbook Ideas for Chinese New Year’ I mentioned that one can create a personalised new year card and convert it digitally, augment with handwritten message to make it more personalised. Now let me elaborate on the possibilities of this approach. For example, let’s start with the good old…

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Get Started in Recreation Slideshow Making

Lights, camera, action! That’s traditional film making. When comes to recreation slideshow making, it is easy, just shoot, swap, record! My first attempt in digital video was in 2008. It was a mere 5 minutes video created using tools that came with the PC. It was my first experience to create training video with PowerPoint…

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Reflection before New Year Resolution

Do you ever notice that most retail shops changed their decoration to that of Chinese New Year theme on the Christmas Day?  We are going to say goodbye to the year 2018 and usher in 2019 in barely a week’s time! Is strange, is it peculiar to me only that Dec 31 feels so different…

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iOuting @ Telok Ayer

How did our first iOuting Workshop go? It is with much excitement that I created a short video to document it. As mentioned in previous blog, Kowling and I selected Telok Ayer because it is such a charming place. There were altogether 3 sessions for the workshop. In the first session, it was important that…

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iOuting Workshop – Capture your Outing Experience

  Kowling and I found that there are many interesting places in Singapore which are best kept secret to Singaporeans and tourists. How about coming close and personal and document our experience through photos, drawings and video slideshow? With the advancement in mobile technology, we can stitch the digital media content into a personalised video…

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Parent-Child Bonding over Electronic Collage Class

I conducted one course in end-Nov in one of the People’s Association Community Clubs. It was a crash course, within 1.5 hours I introduced cyber wellness, mobile photography 101, electronic collage-making and gave a glimpse of how to make a video slideshow. Luckily the learners were very opened, enthusiastic and receptive. In this class I…

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Journey of Learn, Live and Share

  To many baby boomers in Singapore, we have the experience of growing up in a third-world country and retiring in a first-world country. This means we had few photos as we grew up, and we could have over-compensated by having loads of photos of our children and particularly those who enjoy photography and travel…

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Three Electronic Scrapbook Ideas for Chinese New Year

Let us stop and think a minute, what has been the subtle impact of technology on our practice of new year traditional custom? Be it Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Pursa or other festive celebration for other races? Has technology disrupted the tradition custom of new year?  Whether it is online purchase of new year…

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