Documentary / Street

Documentary / Street Photography

The Voice of the People

On the 16th of February, the largest gathering of protesters post-independent Singapore has ever seen, numbering more than 5000, congregated on the open field of Hong Lim Park (also known as Speakers’ Corner) in a historic bi-partisan protest against the…

Finding Fortune

Every year at River Hongbao by Marina Bay (and in more recent years, at The Float @ Marina Bay), the annual Chinese New Year festival extravaganza, there will always be a giant Chinese god of fortune installed amidst the rest…

A Jaunt around town

Last week I found myself with a couple of hours around town while waiting for another activity later in the evening. As usual, I tried to make the best of it while waiting, fishing out my trusty Leica and roaming…

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,…