Ricoh Pentax Go , FRIM Kepong
Ricoh & Pentax Organized 1st Outing in 2015 and the venue was at FRIM (Forest Research Institute Malaysia) , Kepong
22nd march 2015 , Event Tittle was given as " Ricoh & Pentax
Go @ FRIM , Kepong . Meet up point was set at picnic area in FRIM 7.30 A.M .
Smooth sunday morning without traffic jam and not much car on the road , it was my first time visit FRIM and i just realize there was a FRIM near Kepong . Because afraid of lack direction to FRIM , I need to wake up 1 hour early and get prepare .
Reach around FRIM at 7.10a.m and get a breakfast at kopitiam nearby the FRIM entrance . While sitting at the kopitiam , I saw alot bikers that ride mountain bike and joggers that gather here preparing going into FRIM . RM5 per car and RM1 person entrance fee will be collected at the FRIM main entrance . Ricoh & Pentax Organized bear our entrance fee and all others fee that been charge by FRIM . Charges From FRIM , Cars that driven In , Per Head charges , nature trekking Guide charges , DSLR camera charges .
Ricoh Pentax GO T-shirt , breakfast (nasi lemak & hot tea) , Lunch (Chicken Rice & ice cold lemon tea) , Mineral water , Experience and Skills been provided for free , Superb Awesome!!
Ricoh Theta 360 degree panorama digital camera
Before the trekking shooting started , RICOH & PENTAX let us explore the all new Ricoh theta 360 degree panorama camera that not launching and selling yet in malaysia . guessing price that selling in malaysia could be around RM1299 .
We are allowed to touch at it , hold on it and even take photo with it , snap trigger from smartphone apps just one click or one click trigger at theta body . allows users to develop their own APPs and developing apps for RICOH THETA on iOS and Android platforms .
This our nature jungle trekking guide "SAMSUL" , he will lead us from starting point into jungle trekking then come back to the starting point , so we been divide to 2 group with 2 group leaders .
trekking will be start after SAMSUL briefing about the Rules & regulation when we are in the jungle .
1st stop .
The waterfall , The end spot waterfall that located beside the picnic area .
For this shoot , Leader suggest us to shoot this view by using manual setting (ISO 100 - Shutter Speed -3" - Aparture 14" - Set Timing to 3 second to avoid our hand that shake , Tripod is a must)
then you will get the perfect shoot!!
An old lady lying on the rock relaxing while listening the water drop from the waterfall ....can say that she was a spoil for shoot but also can say that she was a object for us to shoot with .
2nd Stop .
Engkabang Trail , one of the trekking entrance in FRIM .
Yellow mushroom that easy to spot while the ground was grey and the dead leave is brown , please don't ask me what the name of the mushroom , I really don't have idea . there are thousands kinds of mushroom in this world .
Another kind of mushroom , hard top in brown color.
The mini waterfall that flows from the other top...
Samsul have a nickname for this called " Terminator "
-Tacca chantrieri André-
There was a clue on this tree , something nature that showing direction if those trekker lost in the jungle at nowhere , it show same as compass do on the side that grows grass dirt is north where the sun rises...
The bUG Life's
The most high quality wood that applied on these kampung woods houses , no nail needed to build this up...
Event wents smooth and with alot fun and alot knowledge About FRIM , SAMSUL was good guide that tells me alot alot about FRIM and stories .