Thursday, August 25, 2011

Super Singapore Part 4 - Marina Bay at night

Marina Bay at night is nothing short of spectacular. I stood in the lovely, quiet atmosphere staring across Marina Bay at the awesome skyscrapers and the illuminated The Fullerton Hotel, and I marveled at the beauty of the night. Singapore has definitely done something right in developing their way to a civilized first-world country.

At 8pm and 9.30pm every night at Marina Bay, there is a light show called "Wonder-Full". It lasts for around 10 minutes and uses light and water along with projected images to create a truly spectacular display across Marina Bay. A 3-minute video of this is included at the end of this post.

Firstly, the night shots of this beautiful scene:

The helix bridge, representing a strand of DNA

Eye on Singapore

Unbelievably beautiful views of Marina Bay from the helix bridge

Marina Bay Sands Hotel from the helix bridge. The bridge has giant suspension arms so it does get a little wobbly at times. Difficult to get a perfect night scene!

Marina Bay Sands Hotel looms from above the trees

Just beautiful . . .

The lit-up skyscrapers fronting Marina Bay

From the opposite side, looking across Marina Bay to the Marina Bay Sands Hotel

The fantastic light show at Marina Bay:

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed being in Singapore, even just for a quick visit spanning 18 hours. The trip left me longing to be there again . . .  


  1. Wonderful night shots, Duncan! I love that bridge:) Congratulations!

  2. Such amazing photos of Singapore. Every one of them is worthy to be a postcard. The Helix bridge is so spectacular and the lit skyscrapers are awesome! I can quite see why you want to return one day.

  3. Thanks Traveling Hawk! That bridge really is unique :)

  4. It really doe stake your breath away! The bridge shot is wonderful and I loved the video of the light show... thanks Duncan.

  5. Diane, I've been to Singapore somewhat regularly since 2003, but I'm never, ever bored of it!

    Craig, thanks. The light show is just another thing that Singapore is implementing to capture the heart of every tourist! Top stuff!

  6. Nice pictures. Excellent exquisite framing and focusing with an excellent night light.

  7. These night shots of Singapore are really beautiful.

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  9. Superb shots of a superb city. Just wished that the Malaysian government would learn a thing or two from Singapore, instead of giving all kinds of excuses like Malaysia is a much larger country and so it is not easy to be as successful. But then just look at China for example!

  10. I am amazed at the beauty of that city. The photography is exquisite.
    Thank You.

  11. Wow! I had no idea that's what Singapore looks like.

  12. Hi Duncan.
    Now you have all outdone yourself in terms of fotandet. I sit here and just yawns and looks like a birdhouse in the face. WOOOOOOOWWWWWW the images fantastic.
    You are completely sovereign in that fota.
    Jag do not understand how you can get that kind of lovely night shots without the slightest noise. Congratulations on a totally unprecedented series and fimsnutten it was not for hoes either.
    Thank you for sharing your pictures of this amazing country.
    Have a nice weekend. Hugs to you / / Lotta

  13. Thank you for coming Leovi

    Thanks Linda

    Kendra, thanks for the notice

    ordinary malaysian, one day, one day perhaps Malaysia will attain that kind of status!

    anthony, thanks for the compliments, happy you enjoyed my photos

    Missed Periods, it is like a first world city jammed in the middle of SE Asia!

    Lotta, thank you so much for your kind compliments once more! Wishing you and everyone, a productive weekend!

  14. What a beautiful series! Great to see.
    Greetings from Holland,

  15. Beautiful and exciting night photography Duncan! Wonderful blog. I will enjoy visiting :^)

  16. Spectacular photos, Duncan! I love the third shot the most and really enjoyed your 'Super Singapore' posts. Looking forward to head there again soon.

    Ninja-ing my way through life

  17. nice shots,
    beautiful pictures on your blog, have nice Sunday! :)

  18. Hi Mirthe from Holland, thanks for coming along!

    Thanks Doug, I had a great time photographing Singapore at night :)

    Michelle, thanks for your compliments. You must be excited to go to Singapore!

    Hi smalldot and thanks for dropping by! Wishing you a good Sunday too :)

  19. Hey Duncan,

    Very nice photographs taken in Singapore! Love the panaromic pictures in the previous posts!!!

  20. Thanks Eve, Singapore is the perfect place to go camera crazy! Enjoying using the panorama function too!

  21. Awesome, I never tire of seeing these amazing photos. greetings.

  22. Delicious photo, a stunning picture, great perspective in The Helix Bridge. Greetings.

  23. Thanks Leovi, I never tire of snapping away in Singapore too! Always something fascinating to photograph!


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