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All Posts By Irving Neil Kwok

Ballet at the Salle Labrouste Reading Room

It’s not often that we get permission to do ballet photoshoots indoors, but whenever it happens, we know that we would be in for a treat! During a whirlwind 2 day trip to Paris last year, we managed to gain access to the spectacular Salle Labrouste reading room located at the Bibliothèque de l’INHA. Designed by the renowned architect Henri Labrouste in the late 19th century, this structure showcases his innovative use of iron, an industrial material that exhibits both potential for elegance and functionality.… continue reading

First dance shoot in Australia

Last December, while on family vacation in Perth, I had the opportunity to collaborate with May Yen, a really talented and beautiful dancer who grew up there but now lives in Singapore and dances for the Singapore Dance Theatre. It was my first dance photo shoot in Australia and also our first time collaborating so how cool was it to be able to create pictures in her hometown.… continue reading

The sunset shoot that was not

I swear the weather has something against me. Half of my shoots are done in either overcast conditions or even outright rain. And whenever I don’t have shoots, I would look out my window and see the most beautiful sunset ever! Nonetheless, with “summer” approaching in Singapore and how many of my friends have been flooding my Facebook timeline with amazing sunset pictures lately, I thought what could go wrong given the recent run of fine weather we’ve been having.… continue reading

Let’s Collaborate!

Are you a professional or talented dancer who loves art and photography? Do drop us a message if you are, we at Six Senses Photography are constantly on the lookout for exceptional dancers to collaborate with us on PROJECT DANCESCAPES, an ambitious project to showcase the beauty of dance against stunning landscapes and architecture all over the world. We would love to hear from you!… continue reading

Happy Chinese New Year!

Six Senses Photography would like to wish all our viewers a Happy Chinese New Year and Year of the Rooster! To commemorate this event, enjoy these pictures featuring the lovely ballerinas of the Singapore Dance Theatre, Li Jie and May Yen in their beautiful traditional cheongsam dresses.

All images are the property of Irving Neil Kwok, Six Senses Photography and protected by international copyright laws.continue reading

Osaka & Kyoto Highlights from Dec 2016

Our recent trip to Japan was a great success despite a few blips like unexpected snow, accidentally taking an express train to the wrong city en route to a shoot, and getting scolded by a yakuza-like yakitori stall assistant. Fun times!

Nonetheless, our whirlwind 4-day trip saw us collaborate with amazing ballerinas Ayano Kimura of the Washington Ballet (US), Sayaka Wakita of the Astana Ballet (Kazakhstan), Ami Naito of the State Opera Varna (Bulgaria) who were all back in Japan for the year end holidays, popular local contemporary dancer and model Kozue Kawabe, and finally Thomas Bloch (who was visiting Japan for the very first time!) in the cities of Kyoto and Osaka.… continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Six Senses Photography would like to wish all our viewers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! As we take this time to reflect on the year that just zipped by, we are so thankful for the many opportunities that had come our way – from the many amazing trips to China, Hong Kong, Japan and the US, to the many wonderful and talented dancers that we got to collaborate with.… continue reading

Japan Tour Dates 2016

Japan remains one of our favourite photography destinations thanks to its great urban landscapes whose architecture blends both modern and traditional elements so effortlessly. Not only that, it’s a country that’s also blessed with great weather and even greater cuisine, always a big plus to balance the exertions experienced during long days of shooting.

Thus, to end 2016, it’s only fitting that we return to this amazing country.… continue reading

Hong Kong Highlights 2016

From the modern skyscrapers of Hong Kong Island to the old dilapidated buildings of Kowloon, Hong Kong is always such a photographer’s treat.  Here are some of our favourite photos taken over multiple trips made to HK in 2016!

 

Hong Kong Ballet dancer Vanessa Lai doesn’t let the bad weather get to her as she mirrors the new Kowloon skyline in the background.continue reading