You have to be living under a rock to not know that social media is on a steep incline with Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook at the top of the social media game today. So, it comes as no surprise that just about anyone with a social media account of sorts are producing better and better photographs to win some likes and followers to stay afloat.
Pretty faces aside, how else can one rise to be among the who’s who on digital platforms these days, right?
Besides just having an Instagram handle, anybody with a film camera, the latest iPhone and anything else in between (armed with photo editing apps, no less) is loosely deemed a “photographer” right now. Aim, shoot, edit, post. Easy peasy? Not quite. What sets a legit photographer apart – digital or otherwise – from the amateurs is a creative eye which only a select few possess.
In honour of National Day, here are 16 amazing local talents switching up the photography scene in Singapore.