The judges

Jonathan Yuen, is a Singapore-based graphic designer. With over 10 years of experience, he has a strong interest in photography and is involved in the initiative, a photo project to celebrate Singapore's 50th anniversary. He runs Roots, his own design studio.

Zakaria Zainal's first monograph, Our Gurkhas: Singapore Through Their Eyes, is an anthology of portraits and anecdotes of retired Singapore Gurkhas. Hiswork, The Invisible Force, charts the life of Singapore Gurkhas from recruitment till retirement. His latest book, Riot Recollections, is on last year's Little India Riot. His website is at

Chuang Lee Jen runs commercial photography company J Studio. Lee Jen, who became a photographer 38 years ago, strives to strike a balance between commercial work and personal freedom. He considers his greatest teacher to be natural light.