Making money from photography is something all photographers enjoy doing. That gets even more challenging if you live somewhere with a high cost of living. The sheer number of photographers has created a glut of very good photographs available to stock agencies. Likewise, many photographers are proficient at photographing weddings.
Titled Passing Time, it comprises black and white photographs of Singapore that he took in the s and s. The solo exhibition will be held at Objectifs, a centre for photography and film, from Feb 8 to March 11 next year. Mr Lui, who works as a cleaner at Singapore Press Holdings, which publishes The Straits Times, picked up photography as a teenager in the s. Later, he was a member of the South-east Asia Photographic Society for a few years, where he honed his photography skills. More than 50 years ago, he started taking photos of a Singapore that has now disappeared, including images of kampung life and of Chinatown's snake-meat vendors and letter-writers for the illiterate.