Like many fellow photographers, I’m attracted to markets.
They are colorful, animated–it’s like “street photography central”!!
So, of course, one of my first photography targets in Singapore was the markets. Here they are called “wet markets”. They are indoor markets where you can find pretty much everything from fresh fruits, meat, fish, and flowers to lots of dry goodies.
Everything I like in a market was here (colors, people, cultural diversity, ….) but two things surprised me. First, to be very honest, my nose was caught by surprise when I walked by the durian stand…. (After one year here, I’m slowly getting acclimated to that very peculiar smell, but let’s say that it’s not something I’m used to…)
And the second thing was the scales.
I love those old fashion scales!!
And yes, I even bought my own… :-)