Author: derek

Liu Yuhong, In Pursuit of Grain

I fell in love with film in 2010. Those who know me might have already heard the story countless of times; of how I picked up a film camera (a Cosina CT1-Super) for all of $20; of how my heart pounded as I clutched the little…

We Are Alive and Kicking, Really!

It has been pretty quiet from our side lately, save for the few Writeboard sessions we’ve been working on in collaboration with Esplanade. And we apologize for that. In case you were wondering, we’re still very much alive. Here’s proof: It has been close to a…

Adrian & Sherman: People-Watchers

Street photography in Singapore is rapidly gaining popularity, with several communities sprouting up on Facebook. What defines street photography? An abridged version of an attempt to explain it would look something like this: people + candid situations + public places. Aik Beng Chia once mentioned that…

The Fire Dragon's Last Dance

View in HD [here]. Chinese mythology depicts the dragon as a long, serpent-like creature with powerful talons. Often linked with auspicious power, it is the natural choice for the symbol of fortune. 23 February 2012 The temple called me up to photograph a triennial event, the…

The Broers Cafe

View in HD [here]. The Broers Café is a charming little place. Kiat from Broers Café is a charming great dude. Han is the affable quiet chap. Here, Kiat shares his incredible passion for the acidic beverage, some of the challenges in setting up his own…