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  Ep1Kyoto Japan – City of Wonders. Join celebrity photographer Russel Wong as he captures the beauty of geishas and the mystical bamboo forest. A visit to a 500 year old soba restaurant gives Russel the opportunity to chat to it’s the owner photographer, Ariko Inoka. He meets other icons in the restaurant business, and samples the best food Kyoto has to offer. Kansai style sushi and wild boar hot pot -At Supper Club.

Kevin Ly
Russel Wong

Is one of the most profiled photographers in Singapore and in Asia. enjoys the acclaim of being the first  Singaporean to break into the notoriously difficult Hollywood movie industry.  Influenced by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton and Herb Ritts -

Russel has also taken his place among the elite photographers commissioned to photograph covers for Time magazine and the high fashioned magazine – Vogue.

Russel began sports photography, covering world record miler Sebastian Coe.   From there, Russel went on to carry out coveted photographic work for the Nike Shoe Company, capturing luminaries such as Carl Lewis and John Mcenroe.   He earned a degree in Photography from the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles which opened the door to top celebrities like Joan Chen, Oliver  Stone, Paloma Picasso, Michael Jackson, Andrew Lloyd Weber, David Lynch, Bruce Willis and Jackie Chan.  Supermodels Cyndi Crawford, Naomi Campbell, designers Kenzo, Anna Sui and musicians Yoyo Ma and Luciano Pavarotti completes his stunning profile.

Most famously, Russel photographed on Lee Ang’s Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and Zhang Yimou’s Hero and House of Flying Daggers to cement his position as one of the biggest talents in the industry. 

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