inSTagram: Straits Times photographers capture Singaporeans going about their daily lives

A deejay plays a record at a PKS party rally in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. -- ST PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN
A deejay plays a record at a PKS party rally in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. -- ST PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN
Senior citizens take part in a dance and movement therapy session at the Thye Hua Kwan Bedok Radiance Senior Activity Centre. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Senior citizens take part in a dance and movement therapy session at the Thye Hua Kwan Bedok Radiance Senior Activity Centre. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
US golfer Paula Creamer drops her club after a poor shot during the final round of the HSBC Women's Champions. She went on to sink a 23m eagle on the second play-off hole against Azahara Munoz to win her first LPGA title since the 2010 US Women's Ope
US golfer Paula Creamer drops her club after a poor shot during the final round of the HSBC Women's Champions. She went on to sink a 23m eagle on the second play-off hole against Azahara Munoz to win her first LPGA title since the 2010 US Women's Open. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
The anniversary of the fall of Singapore during World War II. Families of the victims pay their respects in front of the Civilian War Memorial during the 47th War Memorial Service in commemoration of the civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation he
The anniversary of the fall of Singapore during World War II. Families of the victims pay their respects in front of the Civilian War Memorial during the 47th War Memorial Service in commemoration of the civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation held at the War Memorial Park along Beach Road. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Republic of Singapore Air Force's Black Knights perform an aerial display at the Singapore Airshow 2014. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Republic of Singapore Air Force's Black Knights perform an aerial display at the Singapore Airshow 2014. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Madam Wong Ah Woon, 87, who used to work as a samsui woman. -- ST PHOTO: MARYAM MOKHTAR
Madam Wong Ah Woon, 87, who used to work as a samsui woman. -- ST PHOTO: MARYAM MOKHTAR
Kids crowd around Mr Semba Wang, the pineapple mascot chosen to represent Sembawang GRC at a children's art event held at Woodlands Civic Centre. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG 
Kids crowd around Mr Semba Wang, the pineapple mascot chosen to represent Sembawang GRC at a children's art event held at Woodlands Civic Centre. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG 
A cat snuggles up to my camera during an assignment on St John's Island. An unexpected sight but definitely not an unwelcome one. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM
A cat snuggles up to my camera during an assignment on St John's Island. An unexpected sight but definitely not an unwelcome one. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM
Runners at Woodleigh Park. -- ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH
Runners at Woodleigh Park. -- ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH
A sculpture of a kingfisher, at the Kingfisher Lake at Gardens by the Bay, juxtaposed against Marina Bay Sands during a sunset. -- ST PHOTO: NG LOR SUAN
A sculpture of a kingfisher, at the Kingfisher Lake at Gardens by the Bay, juxtaposed against Marina Bay Sands during a sunset. -- ST PHOTO: NG LOR SUAN
A worker waters a parched field in Jurong West during Singapore's dry spell. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
A worker waters a parched field in Jurong West during Singapore's dry spell. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
A horse and rider at the CSIY-B Jumping competition held at the National Equestrian Park on March 8, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
A horse and rider at the CSIY-B Jumping competition held at the National Equestrian Park on March 8, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Mr Adib Adli Syam Selamat, 35, the brother of Mr Mohd Khairul Selamat, 29, speaks to the media about his youngest brother, who is a flight engineer with an international company, and was among the 239 passengers and crew on board the missing Malaysia
Mr Adib Adli Syam Selamat, 35, the brother of Mr Mohd Khairul Selamat, 29, speaks to the media about his youngest brother, who is a flight engineer with an international company, and was among the 239 passengers and crew on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Blindfolded, a group of about 100 scouts take a walk around West Coast Park. The walk, organised by student-run organisation A Little Change, hopes to send a message about how poverty sometimes goes unseen in Singapore. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND LIM
Blindfolded, a group of about 100 scouts take a walk around West Coast Park. The walk, organised by student-run organisation A Little Change, hopes to send a message about how poverty sometimes goes unseen in Singapore. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND LIM
Leaves have turned a beautiful red colour on this tree at Tampines Central. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Leaves have turned a beautiful red colour on this tree at Tampines Central. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A man takes a photo of Orange Sherpa tulips at the city centre of The Hague, Netherlands. The flowers were specially grown for the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) which The Hague is hosting and it is the city's symbol of peace and justice. -- ST PHOTO:
A man takes a photo of Orange Sherpa tulips at the city centre of The Hague, Netherlands. The flowers were specially grown for the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) which The Hague is hosting and it is the city's symbol of peace and justice. -- ST PHOTO: STEPHANIE YEOW
A runner takes a tumble during a 1500m heat at the Schools' National Track and Field Championships at Choa Chu Kang Stadium on April 8, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
A runner takes a tumble during a 1500m heat at the Schools' National Track and Field Championships at Choa Chu Kang Stadium on April 8, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
This man is happy for the world to pass him by as he reads a newspaper on a staircase at Tanjong Pagar MRT Station. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIOABIN
This man is happy for the world to pass him by as he reads a newspaper on a staircase at Tanjong Pagar MRT Station. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIOABIN
The wires of the electronic media criss-cross the floor of a Kuala Lumpur hotel during a press conference on missing Flight MH370. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
The wires of the electronic media criss-cross the floor of a Kuala Lumpur hotel during a press conference on missing Flight MH370. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
“You carry, I’ll hold the lift.” A domestic helper lifting a boy’s toy Lamborghini Aventador into a lift. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
“You carry, I’ll hold the lift.” A domestic helper lifting a boy’s toy Lamborghini Aventador into a lift. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
Journalists shadowing Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
Journalists shadowing Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
While some people wear their hearts on their sleeves, this man prefers to use his head. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM
While some people wear their hearts on their sleeves, this man prefers to use his head. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM
A cyclist seems indifferent to a photoshoot for Taiwanese cosplayers dressed as characters from Psycho Pass. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A cyclist seems indifferent to a photoshoot for Taiwanese cosplayers dressed as characters from Psycho Pass. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A family observing rituals during the Qingming Festival at Choa Chu Kang Chinese Cemetery. -- ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS HO
A family observing rituals during the Qingming Festival at Choa Chu Kang Chinese Cemetery. -- ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS HO
A group of elderly residents during their twice-weekly taiji session at Bukit Panjang. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
A group of elderly residents during their twice-weekly taiji session at Bukit Panjang. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
Rain has been scarce in Singapore this year, so these ominous storm clouds over Bishan are a welcome sight for many. -- ST PHOTO: MALCOLM McLEOD
Rain has been scarce in Singapore this year, so these ominous storm clouds over Bishan are a welcome sight for many. -- ST PHOTO: MALCOLM McLEOD
Singing in the rain? Not quite, as a couple take shelter under an umbrella during a heavy downpour at Lengkok Bahru. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
Singing in the rain? Not quite, as a couple take shelter under an umbrella during a heavy downpour at Lengkok Bahru. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
A colourful array of balloons can brighten up any MRT journey, as this young commuter discovered. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
A colourful array of balloons can brighten up any MRT journey, as this young commuter discovered. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Children gather for a photo with Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing at MY World @ Simei childcare centre. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Children gather for a photo with Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing at MY World @ Simei childcare centre. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
The waters of MacRitchie Reservoir provide a tranquil setting for canoeists in training. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
The waters of MacRitchie Reservoir provide a tranquil setting for canoeists in training. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
A passenger sitting on a bus amid the soft reflections of trees along Outram Road. -- ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
A passenger sitting on a bus amid the soft reflections of trees along Outram Road. -- ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
It was farewell to the widely loved McDonald’s outlet at the King Albert Park complex, which has been sold to Oxley Holdings. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
It was farewell to the widely loved McDonald’s outlet at the King Albert Park complex, which has been sold to Oxley Holdings. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Raffles Girls’ Secondary School student Cacia Tan taking a selfie with her softball teammates. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Raffles Girls’ Secondary School student Cacia Tan taking a selfie with her softball teammates. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
An umbrella provides shade from the blazing midday sun for a pedestrian on Sunset Way. -- ST PHOTO: MALCOLM McLEOD
An umbrella provides shade from the blazing midday sun for a pedestrian on Sunset Way. -- ST PHOTO: MALCOLM McLEOD
The setting sun marks the end of the shift for a worker leaving a construction site in Bukit Panjang. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
The setting sun marks the end of the shift for a worker leaving a construction site in Bukit Panjang. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

From the shadows of a minister and reporters at a doorstop interview to young softball players taking a selfie at a schools tournament, the Straits Times photographers have captured it all. Their photographs, curated and displayed on a new Instagram account, give a behind-the-scenes look at the ST newsroom at work.

Also captured on the Instagram site are pictures of Singaporeans going about their daily lives. Here is a selection of images on the site. For more, follow The Straits Times on Instagram @straits_times