This blog was initially designed to share my thoughts and interests concerning GPS, digital mapping, and photography. Over time, it has increasingly shifted its focus towards my fascination with birds and nature. 

My bird-watching activities are primarily restricted to my backyard, Raub, Fraser's Hill, and Bukit Tinggi. Although birding and photography are my hobbies, I have yet to earn any financial gain from them. If you would like to use any of my images for non-profit or educational purposes, please contact me, and I am likely to grant permission without any charge. 

My photography equipment is relatively simple: a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV camera body, a 400 mm f5.6 prime lens, a Canon 1.4x II teleconverter, a Gitzo 3530LS carbon-fiber tripod with a Jobu Jr. 2 gimbal head and L-bracket. Canon-Flash 580 EX with an F1 bracket and better beamers for low-light situations. 

I wish to retire early and purchase a large 800mm bazooka lens. However, my spouse, who controls finance, will not authorize it until our children complete their education. 

Update (2023): 
I am currently using a simpler setup and avoiding heavy tripods and flash. I take photos handheld and use a beanbag from a car window. I increase the ISO setting for faster shutter speeds. 
Even though our children are now employed, my dream of owning an 800mm bazooka lens remains just that - a dream. The Ministry of Finance has veto power. 

BTW, the Canon EF800mm f/5.6 lens is currently priced at RM59,000.00.
at my backyard.
 at Bukit Tinggi, Pahang