Tak is a fashion photographer whose rich cross-cultural upbringing inspires his unique aesthetic.
Having grown up in Hong Kong and New Zealand, Tak studied Painting at the Auckland Society of Fine Art in New Zealand. Upon graduation in 1998, he relocated to London to photograph for magazines, record companies and advertising agencies, including stars such as Kevin Spacey, Shola Ama and Miss Dynamite. His portrait photography secured him the winning position of the AOP London Photographic Digital Award 2000.
Tak returned to Asia in 2009, and has since then produced a wide range of editorial and commercial work for clients including Harper’s Bazaar, Tatler, Men’s Uno, Estetica, FHM, Totalspec, M magazine, Fujifilm, ICBC Bank, Etam and Lenovo. He has been shooting most well-known celebrities including Shola Ama, Kevin Spacey, Sandy Lam, Alec Su, Wilber Pan, Sean Lau. In 2011, he launched a new innovative Shanghai-based luxury fashion publication called 6 magazine and the relaunch of a HK magazine called Lime, with the aim of showcasing local and international creative inspiration.