Monthly Archives: July 2011

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – WALKING

This is one of my favorite street 'walking' shots. I was roaming in Orchard Road one late afternoon and spotted this huge advertising billboard of a topless man in jeans that stretches a few story high. I knew immediately what I wanted out of my picture and waited for long while before a lady walked perfectly into the position that I wanted.

I am a lover of street photography. I love the honesty of documenting life as I see it. One of the most interesting subjects of street photography is people. People are the main cast of a street picture. Without the human element, there is no ‘soul’ in a photograph, and the ‘life’ in it will […]

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PHOTO ESSAY – FACES OF THE KATHMANDU PORTERS

Portrait of a porter in Thamel

It has been more than 3 months now since I returned from my Nepal trip (in March ’11), but I still frequently dig into my Kathmandu photo folders to savor the great experience I had during the 2 weeks spent there. One of the things that still buried deeply in my mind and made me […]

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CHILD’S PLAY – WATER FEAST

Child's Play: Two kids playing with water (Marina Barrage, Singapore)

I often had people sharing with me how they find taking picture of kids – challenging. And I totally agree. Whilst photographing children can be one of the most rewarding and tempting areas, it can also be quite frustrating. For one simply reason, kids are never at rest and they are always in motion. If you have […]

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EXPLORING LIGHT AND SHADOWS

Light and Shadows: Moving kid at Art Science Museum, Singapore

“Where there is light, there are shadows”. This is a well-known saying that could have possibly come from a photographer. Light and shadows are inseparable. They live with one another, and photographers depend very much on these two elements to create the mood and effects out of their pictures. The word “photography” itself comes from the […]

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