28 Jul '15, 2am

Photographer shoots airborne aerial images of Singapore from helicopters

Photographer shoots airborne aerial images of Singapore from helicopters

Singaporean photographer Richard Koh took his first aerial photograph from a commercial plane in the 1990s, while he was still a university undergraduate. He’s come a long way since then, though — decades on, he has shot from hot air balloons, helicopters and planes, and for the latter two, he has even leaned out of open doors to capture his images. “I enjoy the thrill of capturing uncommon views from above, in rapid response to an ever changing scenery in front of me,” the 43-year-old former engineer told Mothership.sg in a recent interview. “Everything must be done with precision, from camera settings, to lens focusing, to composition, as mistakes will be very costly.” Koh was hired by book publishers Editions Didier Millet to shoot a series of aerial photographs for an upcoming book called “Over Singapore”, yet another SG50 project. It’s pretty cool, though, especially ...

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