World Press Photo 2015

Alphonsus Chern

Alphonsus Chern is an executive photojournalist with The Straits Times. In the last eight years with the local broadsheet, he has photographed practically every kind of event in Singapore and won numerous in-house and international awards.

He likes to photograph landscapes, science, maritime, engineering, and defence-related assignments. He likes to be up and about, walking the ground and taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of the tiny and crowded island he calls home.


Topic: Sea, Air, and Land: Photographing the SAF's elite by Alphonsus Chern
Date: Sunday, February 14
Time: 1pm
Venue: National Museum of Singapore, Gallery Theatre

Alphonsus Chern talks about his time photographing some of the most challenging training in the Singapore Armed Forces such as the airborne and combat diver courses, as well as the Black Knights aerobatic team as they were preparing for the jubilee display last year.

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