A Malaysian Hibernate in Canada
I am Rui, and I grew up in a small town in Malaysia. I studied Genetics at university but later in life, I found my passion in photography.
At first, I borrowed a small digital camera from my sister and I always bring it everywhere. I always view things through the lens, I keep capturing everything and keep deleting them to free up memory. There is no online platform to show photos, it is pure passion and passion and passion in photography. I slowly realize I enjoy seeing photos that show the natural and authentic inner feelings of people.
6 years back, I decided to step out for my dream, I want to be a photographer who captures authentic emotions and creates a lovely story in photographs.
I recently moved to Canada. Before my move, I worked as a freelance photographer providing services for pre-weddings/engagements, elopements, weddings, corporate/ personal events, portraits, real estate, and product shoots for clients from different countries.
Now, that I am in this new country, I found myself very lucky to be surrounded by so many lovely couples and people who appreciate my work and are willing to give me a chance to witness their biggest day through my lens. I am excited and looking forward to being your photographer and playing a part in your special day.
They say that when your heart starts beating crazy when you stutter and feel butterflies... it's love, and that’s exactly what a great photo makes me feel. Amazing photos are always an inspiration and something I yearn to live up to. My passion lies in photography, and I always give my best to it. I love to connect with people through my lens, capturing their subtle emotions and telling their stories through pictures.
What I enjoy the most is photographing people and moments as they are. I don't like staging awkward shots or forcing cheesy expressions. I certainly give direction, but I want to capture people naturally and relaxed. I believe when you look at a photograph, you should be able not only to see it but feel its emotions.
I really appreciate the opportunities I get as your photographer to witness and share your lovely moments through my eyes and lenses.
Cannot recommend Rui and his team enough
"I found Rui after a random google search for a wedding 3 months out - and I feel so blessed to have had him take our wedding photos. His and his videographer (Vishnu) were incredibly kind, generous and really creative with their shots. Rui was communicative from start to finish, and supported me in thinking about and planning the types of shots we wanted. We just got our albums back and we are floored with how beautiful they turned out. The shots, the creativity, and the editing are so gorgeous. I would hire Rui in a heartbeat for an event in future, and will be recommending him to whomever I know for services. thank you so much Rui and Vishnu for helping capture our special day."
- Tara + Drew