About Bene Tan

With his detailed eye for colours and the exceptional ability to make images come to life, Bene Tan is a self-taught photographer that ingeniously invented his very own photography and lighting techniques to capture every essence in a single shot.

 

Widely known for his food and still life photography, Bene has gained world recognition on the international platform with his multiple top wins from the International Photography Awards, One Eyeland Photography Awards, and the Master Photography Awards.

 

His experience as a graphic and web designer allows Bene to be able to envision the entire advertising process which makes it effortless for his client to work with. He is hugely popular based on his skills to solve complex visual challenges and his clients include famous homegrown brands such as Old Chang Kee, Joe and Dough, and Tong Heng to international well-known brands such as Unilever, Pizza Hut, and 7-Eleven.

 

Based in Singapore, Bene believes in sharing his knowledge and passion with budding photographers through the hosting of food photography lectures and workshops. He was also invited by Singapore’s most popular TV program (Mediacorp Channel 8 - Hello Singapore 狮城有约 - 行行三不知) to share his personal food photography journey and some industry insights with the local audience.

His Awards and Accolades include:

2020

  • 1st in the Advertising and Food Category, International Photography Awards

  • Honorable Mention in the Advertising and Food Category, International Photography Awards

 

2019

  • Honorable Mention in the Food and Beverage Category, International Photography Awards

 

2018

  • Honorable Mention in the Food and Beverage Category, International Photography Awards

 

2017

  • Canon Asia Content Contributor for food photography and styling hacks

  • Silver in Advertising and Food Category, One Eyeland Photography Awards

  • Bronze in Advertising and Food Category, One Eyeland Photography Awards

  • Finalist in Advertising and Food Category, One Eyeland Photography Awards

 

2016

  • Honorable Mention in Advertising and Food Category, International Photography Awards

 

2015

  • The Judging panel of Montage Photography Competition, The Photographic Society of National University of Singapore

  • Guest speaker at Mediacorp Channel 8 TV Programme - Hello Singapore 狮城有约 - 行行三不知

 

2014

  • Honorable Mention in Advertising and Food Category, International Photography Awards

 

2013

  • Merit Award, Master Photography Awards

  • Honorable Mention in Advertising and Food Category, International Photography Awards

  • Honorable Mention in Fine Art – Still Life Category, International Photography Awards

  • Honorable Mention in People - Portrait Category, International Photography Awards

  • Honorable Mention in People - Wedding, International Photography Awards

  • Guest Commentary at the National Museum of Singapore

 

2012

  • Guest Photographer, Canon Singapore

  • Exhibition visual, Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year

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