Michael Tan

Michael Tan began his photographic obsession as a hobbyist, while capturing memorable moments for weddings, events and editorials. He soon graduated to becoming a full time assistant, with greater exposure to lighting and other professional techniques.

Mika Images was born in 2001. Incorporated as a Private Limited Company in 2012, Mika Images Pte Ltd now expands the reach of Michael's skills to even benefit Ministries and Statutory Boards.

As Michael began freelancing with many leading advertising photographers, he also accepted pro bono shoots, concurrently with a rich assortment of editorials and corporate assignments.

In 2006, Michael was awarded second place in the Advertising category of the International Photography Awards. And, in 2008, he received an Honourable Mention in the same Awards for another submission.

The journey may have been long, but Michael is now a recognized name, with a wide spectrum of photographic experience. He surpasses expectations across briefs for advertising, editorial, corporate, architecture, products and even food. His versatility is invaluable in anticipating and solving technical problems fast, without delaying production schedules.

Michael is also a member of the Professional Photographers Association (Singapore). As a member, he understands the legal issues associated with the photography business. Attaining a Level 3 in bizSAFE, Michael is also very particular about Workplace Safety, ensuring his sets are safe and injury-free.

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