PPAC 2017 Top 10 International Photographers Series - Alex Tan (Malaysia)
“More than just an angle, a view or scene, it’s the moment, the emotion and the everlasting memory; that is art, the kind of artistic photojournalism that I want to express.” – Alex Tan, Founder of Alextan Artworks and The Ace Experience
At present, Alex is a multiple international award winning wedding portraits photographer with vast photography experiences in weddings, portraits, and high fashion commercials, with the flair of artistic and dramatic style, making him a well sought after photographer for weddings.
His awards and achievement thus far:
PPAC 2017 Top 10 International Photographer 2017
Malaysia Top 10 Photographer of the year 2014 & 2015 &2016
Asia Top 30 photographer of the year 2012
Best 100 Penang – the only photographer being featured in NUYOU (Malaysia’s Popular Chinese Magazine) Aug2014 issue
Fireflz Airlines In-flight Magazine Cover Page – being featured on July2014 issue
International WPPI Award 2011 to 2016 – Several 1st Place & Excellent Awards
International LOUPE Award 2012 to 2013 – Multiple awards
Alex Tan was just a mere banker in a foreign bank in year 2004, who excelled quickly from normal consumer sales banker to commercial relationship manager. However, upon stumbling on photography, he pursued his interest with passion and has built a name for himself in the photography world. With his sense of wonder and imagination, he relentlessly continued his journey in photography, excelling in it and going professionally with the establishment of Alextan Artworks.
He is dedicated in bringing his customers great satisfaction with his well-known classic, artistic, and dramatic style. Constantly being inspired by the opportunity to document multi facets of clients' happy moments, exposing himself to different cultures, getting involved and witnessing client's joyous moments in life, has presented Alex with the gift of the knack for capturing natural moments on photography, capturing and retelling clients joyous story. He views his photography experiences as producing pieces of art, capturing and preserving memorable moments in life, personalizing the creation and delivering joy to satisfied clients.