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Featured island-wide and situated in a Peranakan shophouse full of natural light and nostalgic character, be spoilt for choice over 2400sqft of beautifully restored heritage space in River Valley, Singapore, as we explore a wide range of warmth, natural lighting and atmosphere during your shoot!

Our talented team has over 40 years of combined experience in the portrait industry. Whether in the studio or the great outdoors, we make ourselves part of your family, capturing what is real and emotional. For inspiration on the unique fine art portraits we could create for your next shoot, get to know us!

Photographers

DAN         Chief Photographer / Director

Read about how Dan improves families’ lives here.

Actively involved in the local art scene, Dan contributes his artistic talents to the children of Singapore by teaching art and sculpture through the Singapore Arts Community. His strength in listening and connecting with people translates to true, beautiful photographs through the lens.

Dan’s passion in portraiture is in creating touching images of dancers, and the photographs he creates of the moving dancers convey such beauty of the physical form. This passion translates into a special touch when he photographs genres of portraiture such as family, maternity, makeover and couple photos. Dan is also crazy about cats and dogs and is well known as the “whisperer” amongst pet clients.

His calm disposition makes him a good listener, which sets people at ease and open up to him naturally. People who came to know Dan know him not just as their photographer, but also as a confidante in expressing their inner self to him.

ELAINE        Creative Director

A multi award winning photographer, Elaine discovered her passion in photography whilst studying software engineering in UNSW, Sydney. She was a finalist and exhibited at the Nikon Award at the Australian Centre of Photography, NSW in 2002.

After her photographic studies, Elaine worked at a leading Sydney fine art photography gallery. “Deep in the gritty details of fine art digital printing and retouching. It was a wonderful opportunity to work with artists who chose the camera as their medium of expression.” Not letting up on her own photography, In 2005, Elaine won 2 international awards and her photographs were published in the Black and White Magazine from the United States.

Thereafter, Elaine worked as a production manager for a prestigious Sydney wedding photographer, and also worked as an architectural photographer. Her expertise in digital retouching and her unique talent in photographing landscape made her portraiture style not just photojournalistic, but also artistic. In 2008, she won 2 awards from the AIPP (Australia Institute of Professional Photography) NSW Awards.

Aside from travelling to many parts of the world seeking mountain treks, Elaine’s interests also lie in astronomy and star gazing through her telescope. An avid scuba diver, she loves to explore the underwater world. She recently took up pastel painting and loves the play of the colour in the craft. Elaine is, however, most passionate about classical music. Together with her young daughter, they love to travel to remote villages in Asia and share piano music with local children.

As the Creative Director of White Room Studio, Elaine upholds a high level professionalism in the studio’s portraiture. “I love knowing that we as a team, create beautiful moments in people’s lives, timeless in the form of imagery.”

FELICIA       Photographer

Felicia fell in love with photography while she was studying for the Bachelor of Fine Arts at Lasalle College Of The Arts. She is a passionate self-taught photographer who photographed models on fashion runways around Asia.

As she began to grasp the importance of capturing the perfect moment and memories, Felicia discovered her true passion in photography, in family and baby portraiture, and has since accumulated years of experience in a portrait studio in Singapore, photographing hundreds of families and producing beautiful heartfelt work for families across all ages. She is also highly experienced in photographing corporate clients across a vast range of industries, catering to various needs in professional portraits, from formal CEO shots to relaxed and approachable corporate profiles for clients in the arts and media industry.

A people person, Felicia’s good rapport with kids and people is instrumental in helping families and corporate clients feel at ease and relaxed, and her ability to capture natural shots of her subjects is key to her successful portraits. Her genre of portraiture ranges vastly from maternity, newborn, family, graduations and also corporate.

Outside of work, she does CrossFit to ensure that she has the capacity to handle the rigours of photography.

YAN       Photographer

Yan has been a photographer for families and babies since 2005 with Kids Pictures Singapore, a pioneering kids and family photography studio in Singapore. A LaSalle-SIA BA Honours alum, she began her photographic journey with Kids Pictures, and went on to become the chief photographer of the studio for 15 years before joining White Room Studio in 2020.

While her youngest client was a 6 day old infant, Yan has shot many hundred families from infant to graduation. Her shoots are always fun and sprinkled with laughter. Many have come to know her as Aunty Yan!

Her longstanding presence in the portrait industry and good repertoire with children is testament to her dedication in capturing the moment for you and your family. Her genre of portraiture ranges vastly from maternity, newborn, family, graduations and as well as personal shoots like glamour and couple portraits.

Away from the studio, she enjoys spending time with her husband and child and learning to cook from her in-laws. As mother of a growing 6 year old boy, she understands that time passes so quickly and every second counts.

DELUN       Photographer

In the years with White Room Studio, Delun has evolved from a background of journalistic and wedding photography to become a well-rounded professional photographer. Delun’s awesome rapport with kids of all ages during big family shoots has earned his reputation as a well-loved figure amongst the younger ones. His amazing ability to patiently coax the best angles and expressions from personal one-to-one shoots like glamour portraits means he is one of the most sought after photographer of the studio.

Not just a fun and cheerful personality, Delun’s professionalism has amassed an impressive portfolio of White Room Studio corporate clients as well. Corporate companies trust Delun as their corporate photographer – be it for headshots, outdoor or office shoots, business-in-action or group portraits. His experiences in high-end lighting equipment impresses many. Delun’s high degree of flexiblitity and confidence creates an instant rapport with his corporate clients as he understand their ideas and produces the results they want naturally, which is the professional, yet approachable side of their corporate image.

A person who enjoys his craft, he believes that a great picture speaks more than a thousand words and that is something he strives to achieve each time he picks up the camera.

ALISON       Digital Imaging Artist

When Alison was young, her uncle gave her a SLR camera and since then, she fell in love with the world of photography. Over time, she took up a course in Computer Graphics and Designing.

Fast forward to today, Alison is now a professional digital imaging artist with more than 10 years’ experience, and is currently in charge of crafting, customising and designing fine art albums for clients. She personally oversees the creation of every hand-stitched album that passes through the studio, ensuring every single picture and page is personalised to the client’s satisfaction.

With her incredible attention to detail, she transforms pictures into bespoke, high-quality fine art albums that documents client’s milestones, perfect as a percious heirloom that can be passed from generation to generation, capturing a little of the fabric that makes up a client’s family history.

Alison is in love with the work she does in White Room Studio because she gets to produce timeless keepsakes for clients and their families. Her greatest satisfaction comes from watching clients’ delight when they open the pages of their photo-album for the first time.

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White Room Studio is certified SG Clean! Ever since covid-19 struck our shores, we’re taken on huge steps to ensure the safety of everyone who walked through our doors. It is so important to us that staff and customers are protected and given a clean, sanitized and safe environment to work and to have photographs taken.

We’ll continue to fastidiously ensure our studio space is always a safe place for all of you!

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