Sharp shooting

Through The Lens, a photography exhibition by The Straits Times and World Press Photo (WPP), ends at the National Museum of Singapore today. It features ST photojournalists' coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic in Singapore, as well as photographs submitted for the 2020 WPP competition. Here are some of the eye-catching images that are on show at the exhibition.

Fans of Brazil’s Flamengo football team cheering as Gabriel Barbosa scored a goal against defending champions River Plate of Argentina, in the final of the Copa Libertadores, broadcast on giant screens during a watch party at Maracana Stadium in Ri
Fans of Brazil’s Flamengo football team cheering as Gabriel Barbosa scored a goal against defending champions River Plate of Argentina, in the final of the Copa Libertadores, broadcast on giant screens during a watch party at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Nov 23, 2019. The boy’s painted beard was possibly in homage to his hero Barbosa. This photo won second prize in the Sports, Singles category of the 2020 World Press Photo competition. PHOTO: SILVIA IZQUIERDO/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Employees of Conrad Maintenance Services taking a short break after cleaning an area at Paya Lebar Methodist Church on Feb 12 last year, after it was found that a person with Covid-19 had visited the church before he was confirmed to be infected.
Employees of Conrad Maintenance Services taking a short break after cleaning an area at Paya Lebar Methodist Church on Feb 12 last year, after it was found that a person with Covid-19 had visited the church before he was confirmed to be infected. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Two Iberian lynx taking fright after they heard shots from a hunter’s gun near Aznalcazar in Spain on Jan 3, 2019. This photo won third prize in the Nature, Singles category of the 2020 World Press Photo contest.
Two Iberian lynx taking fright after they heard shots from a hunter’s gun near Aznalcazar in Spain on Jan 3, 2019. This photo won third prize in the Nature, Singles category of the 2020 World Press Photo contest. PHOTO: ANTONIO PIZARRO RODRIGUEZ/ DIARIO DE SEVILLA
People observing social distancing at a fountain in Ngee Ann City mall in Orchard Road amid the pandemic on March 26 last year.
People observing social distancing at a fountain in Ngee Ann City mall in Orchard Road amid the pandemic on March 26 last year. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Today is the last day to check out stunning shots at Through The Lens, an exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore.
Today is the last day to check out stunning shots at Through The Lens, an exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Event details

Through The Lens: Photo exhibitions by The Straits Times and World Press Photo

• Ends today

• National Museum of Singapore, The Concourse (Level 1) and The Canyon (Basement)

• 10am to 7pm

• Admission is free

• Organised by The Straits Times

• Venue supporter: National Museum of Singapore

• Logistics partner: Trinity Cargo Link

• Outreach partner: Singapore Press Club

• Supporter: Samsung

• Website: str.sg/TTL2020

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 07, 2021, with the headline 'Sharp shooting'. Subscribe