Author: derek

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…

The Chessplayers’ Den

[View in HD here.] We were col­lect­ing footage for our Home video and came across this bunch of chess­play­ers at Toa Pay­oh Lorong 1. Ini­tial con­cerns that they would be as unfriend­ly as the Chi­na­town bunch were soon dis­pelled as they joked and laughed around our…

District One and its Intricacies by Alan Lee

A cou­ple of weeks ago, we appealed to our dear fans regard­ing per­son­al projects. Here is Alan Lee’s street pho­tog­ra­phy sub­mis­sion, he calls this album “Dis­trict One and its Intri­ca­cies”. Redis­cov­er­SG finds out what moti­vates this tal­ent­ed chap to want to shoot the streets.