Arthur Teng M.a.l.a.y.s.i.a

Malays Boy ImageTerengganu-born Arthur Teng began photography seriously since 1983. He took his first picture with an old twin-lensed camera
belonged to his aunt in 1968.
Arthur spends all the time he can spare from his full-time job of a graphic artist travelling the country and overseas in search of his perfect pictures. His favourite subjects are lifestyles, landscapes and graphic images. He published a coffee-table book "Rustic Malaysia - A Pictorial Journey" in 1994.

Rustic Malaysia" is a journey of intimate and picturesque images of Malaysia, its people and cultures, captured by Arthur Teng. And another new publication is in the pipeline.

Available at MPH, Times and other major book stores or call Tropical Press Sdn Bhd. (Tel: 603-282 5138)


He has won several international photographic awards in:

Nikon Photo Contest International 1987/1988
Canon Asia Pacific Photo Contest 1988 and 1994
Asia Magazine's Photo Contest 1988, 1992 and 1996
Ballantine's Finest International Photography Award 1991, 1992 and 1993
Photo Asia Rally 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1995
ACCU World Photo Contest 1995
Popular Photography Great Picture Contest 1996

He was the first president of the Photographic Society of Petaling Jaya (PSPJ). He represented Malaysia in two international photography competitions in 'Visit Thailand Year International Photo Contest 1987' in Bangkok and 'Image Hong Kong '90 Grand Finals' in Hong Kong. He was appointed Nikon's official photographer in Malaysia from 1988 to 1990. His work has been featured in Wings of Gold, Going Places, Action Asia, Nikon, Canon, Asia Magazine, Photo Asia, EYES on ASEAN and Popular Photography, and has appeared in six solo photo exhibitions in Malaysia, one in Denmark and another in Indonesia. He was one of the 35 photographers invited to photograph for a book "Philippines - A journey through the archipelago" in 1995.

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