21 Aug Documentary Sunday with X100F

Source: Ivan Joshua Loh

Last weekend was my nephew’s 10th Birthday. And the mini birthday picnic celebration is at the lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Just before I reach the car park; there was an empty field  beside a MRT construction. There I saw a group of migrant workers having a game of volleyball on a makeshift volleyball court. So after we settle on the lovely spot with my in-laws at the lawn; I sneak out for a little shoot. A 10 minutes walk away from a world-class garden brings me to a very different environment. A great venue for some documentary photography with my X100F. The best thing about documentary photography; one gets to meet new people. I just have to Remember to smile and say HI!

Ahead, Gardens by the bay. behind me, a 5 minutes walk to the open field.

When I arrived; I notice the two poles that was holding the net was made with construction gears and pipes. The court lines are made of many pairs of slippers. Manage to have a chat with one of the 2 guys sitting on the sideline. They are all construction workers for a new MRT line. All of them are from India and boy they are all very friendly. This gentleman was telling me that their dormitory is just 2 minutes walk away. Which is also a couple of minutes away from their work site. I

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