22 Dec '11, 10am

Photojournalist Desmond Lim talks about his experience and the challenges faced while working on a story about...

By Desmond Lim Photojournalist [email protected] 1) How did you come up with the idea for the project? The idea for the project came about through our usual photographers' informal idea-storming sessions. People often ask where ideas come from. But really, it's hard to pinpoint because sometimes ideas bounce around so much we end up with a mishmash of everyone's inputs. As far as I remember for this project, it started out with my interest in doing something about young people in Singapore, particularly about the children of rich expats here. My colleague, Samuel, then suggested focusing on young Chinese in Singapore and we decided to go with that. 2) How did you go about selecting the profiles for your story? Like many other stories, 'The Young Chinese Next Door' is challenging not because it was hard to find the profiles, but because it was hard to find the right one. I ...

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