Category: Singapore

Thaipusam, Photo Essay, Jamie Chan, Singapore, Festival, Washing, No Foreign Lands, Travel, Blogger

Thaipusam 2013

Thaipusam happens on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai. On this day, thousands of Hindu Devotees honors Murugan, the son of Shiva and Parvati. It is believed that on this day, Parvati presented a spear to Murugan to vanquish an evil demon and combat its […]

Joy Villa, Thorston Ovagaard, Leica, Jamie Chan, Singapore, Wedding Dress

Just another day not working

Just last week I had the opportunity to attend a one day workshop with Thorston Overgaard and worked with the Leica M-E, the Summarit 35mm F2.5 and tried out the new Summicron 50mm F2 Apo while I was at it! The workshop touched on the basics of photography and portraiture […]

Leica M9, Jamie Chan, Street Photography, No Foreign Lands, Singapore, Blogger, Travel

Off the Streets 4

Long post ahead! I had the opportunity to work with the Leica M9 and the Summarit 35mm F2.5 for the past two days and I have a love-hate ok mostly love relationship with it! For starters, I had never produced more ‘artistic images’ in such a short span of […]

Mamiya 645, Jamie Chan, Street Photography, No Foreign Lands, Blogger, Singapore, Travel

Off The Streets 3

New images from the streets! This post was supposed to be out last week but guess who got inundated in work everyday T_T In any case, I made time and managed to once again walk around with the Mamiya 645AF3 and Phase One P30+ back. I am pretty surprised that […]

Mamiya, Medium Format, Street Photography, Jamie Chan, Blogger, Black and white

Off the Streets 2

Before I start, I’ll just like to wish Singapore a Happy Birthday(: I decided against editing images today and went out for a short walk on the streets before my next shoot. I played with the Mamiya 645AF3 and the Phase One P30+ digital back while I was […]

Mathias Heng, Jamie Chan, Blogger

Night out with the Gypsy

Mathias is my mentor, friend, hands down one of the most amazing and inspiring person I’ve ever met. Its been about 4 months since I’ve last saw him and yes, his hair is still as long, black and silky. We had dinner and took a leisure stroll to Emerald Hill […]

Street Photography, Jamie Chan, Black and White, Canon, No Foreign Lands, Blogger

Off The Streets

I make it a point to shoot alongside my students when I am teaching them. The topic for today is street photography which is something I really enjoy doing. Being invisible, and as David Gibson puts it, ‘looking for luck.’ Street photography is all about photographing the mundane […]

Jamie Chan, Street Photography, Visual Storyteller, No Foreign Lands, Singapore, Barber

A Curious Find

I was teaching in Joo Chiat today. The topic was environmental portraitures and I swear to god the sun was out to give me and my students heat stroke while we were looking for subjects. It was then when I came across one of the most interesting barber shop […]