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NDP 2019: Capturing powerful moments

Spectators being dazzled by a performance involving the largest-ever NDP prop - a 6m-tall metallic lion weighing about 1,000kg. This photo was captured using the Panorama mode.
Spectators being dazzled by a performance involving the largest-ever NDP prop - a 6m-tall metallic lion weighing about 1,000kg. This photo was captured using the Panorama mode. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
A stunning fireworks display during the grand finale of the parade at the Padang yesterday. This year's fireworks were set off from three locations, including the Singapore River for the first time in parade history. This photo was captured on the Sa
A stunning fireworks display during the grand finale of the parade at the Padang yesterday. This year's fireworks were set off from three locations, including the Singapore River for the first time in parade history. This photo was captured on the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ using its 12 megapixel main camera. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
A contingent from the Singapore Armed Forces marching at the parade. This photo was captured using the Live Focus mode with Zoom effect.
A contingent from the Singapore Armed Forces marching at the parade. This photo was captured using the Live Focus mode with Zoom effect. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
Leopard tanks, part of the mobile column, rolling past spectators in the stands. This photo was captured using the Photo mode.
Leopard tanks, part of the mobile column, rolling past spectators in the stands. This photo was captured using the Photo mode. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
A Red Lion skydiver gliding through the air near Swissotel The Stamford as he prepares to land at the Padang. The team of nine parachutists jumped out of a helicopter from a height of 3,048m. This photo was captured using the Photo mode.
A Red Lion skydiver gliding through the air near Swissotel The Stamford as he prepares to land at the Padang. The team of nine parachutists jumped out of a helicopter from a height of 3,048m. This photo was captured using the Photo mode. ST PHOTO: : BENJAMIN SEETOR
A performer from Act 3 (Our River) taking a ''wefie'' with performers from Act 4 (Our Nation). This photo was captured using the Colour Point mode.
A performer from Act 3 (Our River) taking a ''wefie'' with performers from Act 4 (Our Nation). This photo was captured using the Colour Point mode. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
All dressed up in an eye-catching costume, a student performer for Act 5 (Our Dreams) excitedly waiting for his turn to go on stage. This photo was captured using the Live Focus mode with Zoom effect.
All dressed up in an eye-catching costume, a student performer for Act 5 (Our Dreams) excitedly waiting for his turn to go on stage. This photo was captured using the Live Focus mode with Zoom effect. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
Spectators waving their flags during the parade. This photo was captured using the ultra-wide camera which allows users to get a 123° field of vision.
Spectators waving their flags during the parade. This photo was captured using the ultra-wide camera which allows users to get a 123° field of vision. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

The Straits Times Picture Desk and Samsung collaborate in a first-ever effort by capturing Singapore's 54th birthday celebrations on Samsung's latest mobile phone, the Galaxy Note10+. All the photographs in this picture spread were taken on this phone by seven ST photographers, who did not have to rely solely on their professional DSLR cameras.

VERSATILE, EASY TO USE

Shooting with the new Galaxy Note10+ is easy. It is versatile with many easy-to-use functions and the results speak for themselves.

ST PHOTOJOURNALIST KUA CHEE SIONG

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 10, 2019, with the headline 'Capturing powerful moments'. Print Edition | Subscribe