My photo tribute to Michael Jackson

I’m not a Michael Jackson fan but we have to talk about him in Star Blog this week.

We were also tasked to take photos of ourselves in “MJ moments” so I decided to have some fun with it.


I had planned to meet my friends at East Coast Park for skating/cycling on Saturday night, so I latched upon the brilliant idea of doing a photo shoot on my skates.

It was nuts.

You can’t imagine how unbelievably tough it is to make convincing Michael Jackson poses on too-tight skates, especially if the ground is not totally flat.


Imagine me trying to hold this pose while my body involuntarily starts to roll forward slowly because the ground is ever-so-slightly angled and my friends around me are screeching with laughter while I strain and angle my body and feet to control the rolling and, all the while, my assigned photographer is not photographing me because he’s having fun making MJ poses himself.

My toes totally died from loss of blood by the end of the shoot.

But it was, on the whole, rather fun. And I’m sure I provided some comic entertainment to many lucky passers-by that night.

Thanks to Unker Kell for being my photographer and enduring the scoldings by Minou and me for constantly being distracted and not doing your job properly.

Thanks to Minou for being my “dance” director.

Sorry you guys didn’t get to cycle much because we spent most of the night doing this shoot.

Club Morte

See the rest of the photos here!

11 thoughts on “My photo tribute to Michael Jackson

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    Sorry ar, I didn’t help much… you already hv Minou and Kell there to help so I just stand around as a calefare LOL.. 2 a party 3 a crowd ;p

    It was pretty entertaining though. Cuz u had to take the shoots, I get to see the rest doing stunts and falling down..was funny ;p

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    Unker Kell was the most professional photographer.
    He got the encouragements like “That’s it beautiful” right but forgot all about taking pictures.

    But his poses were good lor!


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    Aiyoh Sis, why you do lidat? When I come to your blog, I always enjoy your writing and off course your photos. :-)

    Maybe I is a bit too sensitive, but a person just died. If you are not a friend or a fan and have to ‘pay tribute’ to this person, at least find a way to do it in a manner befitting a dead person.

    Michael Jackson is the only entertainer in history to have been created in the mould that the mass media has seen fit for the mass media themselves.

    In short, Michael Jackson had a good heart. As far as we know, we do not know that he deliberately tried to destroy anyone. If he did we would surely know about it – such was his stature in public life.

    He did things that many didn’t like, including myself BUT he had a good heart and did many good things that neither you nor myself nor any of your readers will ever achieve – to help the poor and hungry. Alas, Michaell couldn’t help himself. He ended up believing in the product that the media created. But throughout it all, he always stayed through to his heart to help others.

    Methinks, we should honour the dead that have done more good than bad during their lifetimes.

    Again, perhaps I’m being a wee bit too sensitive but my thoughts are that we should either honour the dead in a manner befitting our sense or respect for their contrinution to their loved ones and mankind or we should keep our silence.

    ps – sis, I still lurp you looong time. :-)

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    Irreplaceable,indispensable,and indormitable lion King of all Pop/Soul,am speechless,dumdfounded with severe shock that my King is no more.a King that unites black and white,yellow and green,you are indescribeably wonderful with love,you spread your love to dick and harry,but your hadnt no time to love yourself,we love you Mike,you will always always be remembered,Adieu the Kings of Kings

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