Sports, Portraiture, Reportage

Russel Wong is one of the most profiled celebrity photographers in Asia, also referred to as "The Avedon of Asia". Educated in Los Angeles, Russel enjoys the acclaim of being the first Singaporean to break into the notoriously difficult Hollywood movie industry. He is also one of an elite group of photographers assigned to photograph covers for Time magazine, 17 to date.

From Presidents to Prime Ministers, he is popularly noted for his photographs of celebrities like Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Jet Li, Richard Gere and Isabella Rossellini, Russel has also photographed on Oscar-winning films like “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon“, “Hero“, “House of Flying Daggers“, and Ang Lee’s “Lust Caution“ just to name a few. His fine art prints have also been sold at the prestigious Christie’s auction house and have been collected by prominent people around the world.

Going back to his roots of sports photography, Russel returned to shooting Formula One, the Tour de France and other top sporting events. His most recent projects include the global campaign called Peninsula Moments for the prestigious Peninsula Hotel Group, a book on iconic Japanese architect Kenzo Tange and a book on the geishas of Kyoto.


See a selection of Russel's outstanding images herewith.


See a selection of Russel's images being used.


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