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Singapore Night Shots Across Marina Bay Sands

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Illumination in its varying degrees have always fascinated me, and natural lights are an even bigger source of wonder. I’ve been wanting to see the Northern Lights, which I missed because I turned off the lights too early on my last night in Reykyavik! (Apparently the ever-elusive Aurora Borealis chose to appear when I was already fast asleep! It's almost like winning lotto and losing it all on the same day). In visual arts, a subject is able to evoke the intended mood only under the right amount of light. And light is most crucial in photography; balance is most difficult to achieve in natural light, and most especially challenging at night. 
Some two weeks back, I went to a couple of locations in Singapore for a photography session on night shots. It was a humid day when we set up our tripods near the Merlion, across Marina Bay Sands. I shouldn't be talking about humidity as it won't show in photographs anyways. On the other hand, too much humidity is never conducive fo…