Author Archive for David Teo

David is a documentary photographer who tells the story of the human condition in all its different states visually in pictures.

The People Have Spoken

Imagine a group of people so passionate in what and who they believe in, that they will cheer in agreement, jeer in unison, dance with a spontanevity of that of innocent children, sing in chorus with voices ringing, and lift…

Do You Hear the People Sing

I’m sorry if I’m referencing Les Misérables again after my last post (I’ve been a fan for 19 years, pun intended :P), but a few nights ago, on the 19th January, I was part of a similar sea of unbridled…

Another Story Must Begin

In the longest running musical Les Misérables (and now a major motion musical picture), Jean Valjean the convict tore up his yellow ticket of leave (his parole form, essentially escaping parole) and as his soliloquy crescendoed into its final notes…

Tokyo Dreaming – The Exhibition

Shinjuku Girls - Shinjuku, Tokyo 2012

The first time I visited Tokyo, I felt like I was walking through a dream. Ephemeral humanity surged past me – each dark figure impassive, scurrying, hurtling towards an unknown destination amidst an oddly placed silence. When I turned a corner,…

Working those 10,000 hours

Malcolm Gadwell in his seminal work “Outliers” mentioned the value of working hard at perfecting the one thing you want to be good at – putting in 10,000 hours practise to be precise, to hone the desired skill. I’ve been…