all bright in the morning light

Flashback Friday

This post was published 3 years ago on 9 April 2018 in my previous blog, All Things Bright & Beautiful. I am sharing it in this space as my contribution to Fandango‘s Flashback Friday:

“The lesson in Daily Post’s Developing Your Eye challenges us to think on the fleeting Moments we encounter each day.  There are moments every day, big or small, that briefly touch our soul: exchanging a smile with a fellow-runner as we run towards each other, a cuddle with a child, a chewy oatmeal cookie oozing with chocolate chips. One effective way to convey the fleeting nature of time is to capture motion.

Can you recall a Moment you’ve experienced today?”

This was the photo I used 3 years ago in the attempt to capture motion, taken at Swan Lake, Singapore Botanic Gardens.

The Lead Photo was taken on 12 March 2021 at the Eco Lake of the same gardens.

This post is my contribution to


  1. Interesting! I visited the Botanic Gardens during a 2019 trip (which I wrote about), and the swans look definitely healthy!

    In my opinion, the best view of the swan lake is at the gazebo with benches (near the Tanglin Gate.)


    1. It is very challenging – a lot of it is being in the right place at the right time. I find working with moving water the simplest way to achieve this. I need to venture out …

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