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12 Days Birding & Bird Photography Tours In Sabah, Borneo

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Nikon Birding & Photography Workshop

7th - 9th May 2010

"Enjoyable workshop and lots of food !" some of the comments from the participants during the first birding and photography workshop ever held at the World Heritage site, Mt. Kinabalu by Sandakan Foto and supported by Sabah Tourism Board and Nikon Malaysia.

The 3 days workshop covered intensively by respective speakers namely Cede Prudente, renowned Wildlife Photographer who has been working with National Geographic and BBC, Kelvin Chan, Director of Photography with an international firm based in Kuala Lumpur, John Kong from Kota Kinabalu, a commercial photographer with main interest in Landscape, TS Wong from Tawau, a hobbyist in Bird Photographer, CS Ling, flown all the way from Singapore and covered about her passion in Wildlife and Nature and myself for Birding and Digiscoping.

At the same time, MOU was signed by the speakers who donated 5 pictures each for sale to Sabah Cheshire Home to raised fund and was witnessed by Tengku Adlin of Sabah Tourism Board, Mr. Shim, Regional Manager for Nikon Malaysia and Irene from Sandakan Foto as the main organizer for the workshop.

Some of the pictures taken with Nikon equipments. Credits to Jollence Lee :)

Signing of MOU

Birding & Digiscoping by me

Cede preparing for his time lapse

CS Ling

John Kong in Discover with Nikon Lenses

Special lounge cum exhibition area for latest Nikon equipments

Kelvin for Travel and Landscape

Bornean Whistler

Indigo Flycatcher

Black-capped White-Eye

Happy birding and see you on the next workshop :)


Stuart Price said...

That White-eye looks just the same as the one in Japan.

I've said it before but Nikon should give you a full-time job!

Murphy said...

i saw something like tracking label on the feet of Bornean Whistler.

the mini superzoom lens look very interesting. what's the name for it?

Netster23 said...

You're looking great there bro! hehehe :)

Borneo Whistler is so cute! love the color!

All Thing Viral said...

wow you have nice hobby, i'm interested too but the equipment is expensive for me. :)