For the weekly photo challenge: Surprise
Singapore 2017: Chinatown Bazaar – At A Food Stall
Singapore 2017: Chinatown Bazaar – Shoppers At The Food Stall
Posting at least one series of pictures from Chinatown has become a yearly routine. There are two major Chinese festivals in a year, so the opportunity is difficult to resist. If I didn’t visit during one festival, I would have still have the opportunity to visit during the other. Continue reading
Some glimpses from Chinatown, where we look at a lady waiting for her ride and a cobbler and his audience.
Lady Waiting For Her Ride
Nikon D610, 50mm, f/4, 1/250, ISO 4000
The Cobbler And His Clients And His Audience
Nikon D610, 50mm, f/5.6, 1/250, ISO 1100
Every genre of photography has its own set of challenges. In street photography, the challenge is that although you can go out fully prepared, you could still return with no image worth capturing. It is really all down to a matter of chance, whether anything remotely interesting happens around where you go.
Sometimes, after a long while, a chance does occur.
Taking Pictures Above The Crowd
Nikon D610, 50mm, f/1.8, 1/250, ISO 1000
Nikon D610, 28mm, f/1.8, 1/250, ISO 5600
Chinatown, Singapore: It’s the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, 2014. The night is still young but this gentleman has already fallen asleep from sheer exhaustion in a noisy and crowded public square.
Singapore: Young pretty girl – check. Sexy cosplay costume – check. Lots of men – check. Lots of men with cameras – check. Behold the result.
Myeong-Dong, Seoul: Women happily shopping. That sounds so natural, doesn’t it?
Myeong-Dong, Seoul: There is police station smack in the middle of Myeong-dong. Smart idea to keep one in a popular place full of tourists and visitors, and goes a long way making people feel secure.
Myeong-Dong, Seoul: A famous and popular tourist area for shopping and F&B. It gets more crowded and interesting at night as the bazaar comes to life. Lots of beauty products to be found at competitive prices for the ladies.