Sam_Chin_photography

They risk their lives working under difficult conditions for us, yet they are seldom appreciated. Most of the migrant workers in my photographs are not people any Singaporeans would take a second glance at despite their contributions. Photographing these migrant workers is my way of mediating the situation, to engage the viewers in a reflective dialogue.—Sam Chin

Here’s to Singapore-based photographer Sam Chin for honoring the hardworking underdog in his aptly titled series Superheroes. The portraits are bold and strong, the feel of a fashion shoot cleverly mixing with the workers’ environments. Chin brings the set to them and quite frankly, they own it. Taken from Feature Shoot

All images © Sam Chin

Sam_Chin_photography

Sam_Chin_photography

Sam_Chin_photography

Sam_Chin_photography

Sam_Chin_photography

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