Scouting Singapore

Arriving in Singapore, Elia shares some of his favorite techniques for capturing Marina Bay and The Helix Bridge. He connects with local street photographer Mindy Tan as she shares her unique style and how she approaches subjects in Little India. Elia and Edward Tian shoot the famous laser show.

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The series premiere of Moments in Time. Take a journey around the world with Elia Locardi, and share about photography, travel, people, food, experiences, and everything that happens between the frames.

In this episode, Elia arrives in Singapore and connects with the talented commercial and cityscape photographer Edward Adios as they discuss some of the fascinating things that make the Lion City so unique. In the process, Elia points out some of the best photography spots around Marina Bay and The Helix Bridge. Next, he connects with documentary and street photographer Mindy Tan as she talks about her passion for capturing the rich history of Singapore before explaining her street photography techniques in Little India. Then, along with Edward, they set up to capture the incredible Marina Bay Sands Laser Show during the Blue Hour.

Guest Photographers


Edward Tian

Commercial Photographer (Architecture & Cityscape)

Learn more about Edward Tian

Edward Tian is a commercial Architectural photographer based in Singapore and Taiwan. His photography expertise covers Architecture/Cityscape/Travel and People.

Edward's style of approach is always to find a bold and unique perspective for his viewers. His previous job as a Regional Consultant has brought him to many parts of Asia where he documents the scenery and culture.

He is a Sony Alpha Professional in both Singapore and Taiwan. He also conducts photography workshops during his free time and is a Getty Contributor.

Some of Edward's greatest achievements in his photographic journey include winning the First Prize for the 2013 Marina Bay Countdown Photo Competition and 2014 National Geographic CapitaLand Photo Competition.

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Mindy Tan

Documentary Photographer

Learn more about Mindy Tan

Mindy Tan is a Singapore documentary photographer who captures people in their everyday lives.

She began her career as a newspaper journalist at The New Paper, covering breaking news, migrant labour, and youth-community issues. In 2007, she won the Society of Publishers Asia Award for Excellence in Human Rights Reporting.

Today she is a commercial and editorial photographer, taking on assignments from documentary to sports.

She has been involved in covering international events like the Beijing Paralympics 2008, the Singapore F1 Grand Prix, and WTA Championships 2015-2018. Clients include Bloomberg, Reuters, Die Zeit, Nike, Microsoft, Uniqlo, Mini Cooper and Samsung. She has exhibited in Singapore, Tokyo, Kyoto, Cologne, and Nantes.

She is also a global ambassador with Fujifilm. Last year, she wrote the script, and is the interviewer/narrator for Camera Punk, Fujifilm’s 90-min documentary. She also hosted her own Fujifilm-commissioned Youtube series, FujiGirl.