Author: derek

Performances for the Hungry: Getai

View in HD [here]. As a kid, reading Russell Lee’s True Singapore Ghost Stories gave me the chills. Particularly stories about the Hungry Ghost Festival. Who could put down a book with a pair of eerie almond-shaped eyes on the cover? I was clearly courting trouble,…

Markets by Rizal Muhammad

“To me, street photography is quite therapeutic, no pressure, just wandering the streets and cultivating the eye in spotting interesting things. The excitement of street photography lies in waiting for that crucial moment when everything falls into place. You can never plan it, it just happens.”…

Melissa Kwan – Driven by Fear

Ask any purist, the belated viewing of images from the analogue camera contributes to the appeal of film photography. Some send their film to the labs to develop and anxiously wait for its return. Others, like Melissa Kwan, take matters into their own hands and become…

Lucian Teo

Dreamy colors, film-like renditions, tilt-shift options, HDR filters – you name it, the iPhone probably has it. The recent explosion of camera apps has given many the ability to have a taste-test of photographic results once exclusive to very select groups of serious photographers. Discussions aside…