Capturing portraits of one’s golden years in Singapore, Japan, and China

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Featured images credits:  Paris Chia Photography (website), @Instagram@Facebook

Check out an interview Offbeat Perspective’s had with the photographer: Unique Passions (Paris Chia): Indie Boy versus Mainstream Ideals – Part II

*Quoted directly from Paris Chia (photographer) = PC

*Quotes came up by Offbeat Perspectives = OP

SINGAPORE

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PC: First world nation, third world values.

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PC: Rich men have dreams. Poor men die to make them come true.

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Click to LINK to check out an article if you’re keen: Happy People Helping People Foundation – helping the less fortunate elderly in Singapore

FB Page of: Happy People Helping People Foundation 

If you would like to learn more about the foundation’s August meals fundings for elderly box collectors, feel free to click HERE 🙂

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OP: A street clobber, which seems to be a dying trade in Singapore.

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OP: The old man and his Harmonica

Chair situated on the cold concrete,

Busking for survival in the scorching heat.

Eyes all close with fervent concentration,

Playing to the backview of mindless pedestrians. 

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OP: If a picture speaks a thousand words, what about a wrinkled expression?

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PC: Aladdin and his magical carpets (fly, fly!)

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OP: Looking for post-CPF recreation? How about smoking, and chess relaxation?

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OP: Ice-cream man! Inflation has increased the price of our current cone ice-cream from $1,  to $1.20. 

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OP: Little India in lights

It’s a colourful night, 

the visitors all so bright. 

Blue, yellow, pink,

Our primary colours in sync. 

JAPAN

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Homeless in Tokyo  (*Click the LINK to watch a documentary on Homelessness in Tokyo)

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OP: Nope, age has not gotten the better of Raiden from street fighters. It’s a Japanese man in straw hat praying and asking for money.

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OP: Fashion and individualism speak of no age,

only that conformity is the rage,

and ageism hates.

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OP: Cuteness has no expiry date,

just like following Lolita fashion is never too late!

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OP: Guardian of the TUNA!!! Too cool for the sauna!

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OP: Classic Kimono Beauty!

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OP: Waiting in “silver” elegance 🙂

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OP: Want a suave pic? I’m the best dude to pick. (*low husky voice)

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OP: Who the f*** do you think you’re looking at?

China

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OP: Why fly all the way to US, when you can easily find Ellen in China?

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OP: Fashion at it’s simple best.

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OP: Invisible presence…

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OP: Work those “brows” dude!

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OP: Don’t mess with the boss. Or you’ll end up a lost cause!

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OP: Veteran poster boys 🙂 

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