Thursday, November 18, 2010

Travel Thursday | Malayan ♥ Canon s95

I just purchased a new camera slightly more then a monthly ago, basically I bought a Canon s95. I contemplated like crazy on which brand, model & price should I invest myself into.

After much researching, debating & comparing, I finally have my set on Canon s95. Sooooo.... few weeks back, Andrea ad me decided to go to Carcosa Sri Negara for English high-tea of which after the fabulous session, I drove to Malayan Railway or now known as Kuala Lumpur Railway Station nearby.

Why I choose this building and pic is because of the Neo-Moorish/Mughal/Indo-Saracenic/Neo-Saracenic architecture style (a mouthful. I know!), it begin serving the public in 1 August, 1910 (OLD!). Now, we have moved the train station to KL Sentral located nearby thus this magnificent building is not being used anymore.

Do you have any interesting architecture/building in your country?

More pics HERE.

P/S : Thank you Raymond Yap for you advice.

I s95

Hyperlink credits : Wikipedia


MKL said...

This building is awesome. A pity I haven't seen it on my KL trip. Great pic, Lily :)

Rob and Mandy said...

Hello there! Thanks for visiting my Barcelona blog! You were asking about luminance. I downloaded it from here:
Be aware that you will need another program to finish the pictures, I am using Picassa or, or gimp. It's free, and it's much easier to use than most other HDR programs. Good luck!

Kellie Collis said...

I couldn't agree more! That is a gorgeous architecture! Have a wonderful day, Kellie xx

GaneshPrasad said...

The picture is royal.. congratulations on your new camera :)

J_on_tour@jayzspaze said...

What a shame that such a great building is no longer in use.
Some of Bristol, UK railway station (the original terminus) has been converted into a museum, nursery and a covered station car park.
Where I live (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) next to the river Tyne, old flour mills and grain stores have been converted into a contemporary art gallery, hotels and apartments.
Having said all that, none of are as nice as the building that you showed here....time to recycle the building into another use and preserve it i think.

Biqque said...

canon, delighting you always :)

Lily Riani said...


yeah! i must take you around more :) come with lily next time.

Rob and Mandy,

THANK YOU SOOO MUCH! now am thinking how to compose my next pics. appreciate it alot :D


thanks dearie.


not as sophisticated as your camera, aiming there though. thank so much for you comment.

Lily Riani said...


cant agree with you more, they should preserve these magnificent building. normally what happen here in malaysia is that, the government only realise it when its too late to preserve. some they even tore down as they said not "old" enough t be gazetted. i always think if they hold on another 10 yrs more, it should "old and ripe" by then ;)

Gracie said...

Wow that is gorgeous architecture! I love admiring pretty buildings. We have a few in Brisbane but not that many. One of my faves is the Old Museum or Brisbane. It's lovely.

Emm said...

Your photos on Facebook are exquisite!! Great choice for a camera!! I might just get one this weekend.

Lily Riani said...


i've been there. the old museum is absolutely magnificent.


thanks so much for the compliment. go get one, i havent fiddle with all the functions but so far so good.

George said...

Congratulations on your new camera. This post proves that it takes great pictures. This railway station is a magnificent building.

Team G Square said...

great capture . the theme is perfect.

Anonymous said...

Great shots - good luck with the camera!
I thing we have some fine buildings in Denmark ;-)

fufu said...

i have stuck shutter problem with my 450D...thinking of getting 60D...haizzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz damn sad ><

Lily Riani said...


thank you for the kind compliments.

Team G Square,

thanks. i appreciate it :D

anjoe playhouse,

thanks. really, i then should make a trip there then.

Lily Riani said...


even with that your pics are superb... if buy new cam means all natgeo photographer cannot cari makan lor

Lynda said...

That's a beautiful building! Congratulations on your new camera. :)

Liudmila said...

Incredibly beautiful! Even if you found smiling so long name for the style (with all the reason) I vote for this building. it's very beautiful!

Lily Riani said...


thank you so much.


thank you as usual, you are very kind with nice words.

Tina said...

It is a beautiful building. There might be a few in ours in the UK but nowhere near as nice as this one i'm sure.

Lily Riani said...


it is but inside is very run down unfortunately. I think UK have few nice ones I think, I wish to visit UK again soon :D

Traveller's Anatomy said...

i used to walk around here but not so much now. I like the architecture.

Get more beautiful photos coming Lily :)

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