Photographs by Kang

Food Photographer living in London producing delicious material, and other related documents.

about me.

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I am a Freelance Photographer, based in London. Food and restaurants are my speciality. I take on private and commercial commissions, my stock photography is managed through Alamy and Ingram Publishing.

My photographs have appeared across a range of National Papers including The Daily Telegraph, Metro, New York Times and Zeit ; and Magazines such as National Geographic, Delicious, Restaurant, Fire & Knives, Layer 7 and The Argus.

Kang Leong
Email : kang at londoneater dot com


I picked up my first camera when I turned two, it was around the time my brother was born. In those days, my dad was busy building his business and my mum was busy documenting her two baby boys growing up. She knew nothing about cameras save for that it was a device which could help her store memories for life. Borrowing her sister’s then film SLR; she taught herself how to use it to photograph me. She developed the photos at the local lab in our hometown in Brunei and upon seeing pictures of myself, I was motivated to photograph my mum while she shot me and my brother. It so happened that my dad had a broken Kodak pocket instamatic camera which she gave me so I could pretend to take photographs. I didn’t know that the camera wasn’t loaded with film, so I still paid attention when framing images through the tiny viewfinder, not really knowing what framing really meant at that age. Somehow I would wait for some moment to appear before the finder and make my imaginary pictures. I would ask my mum where my pictures were whenever she came back from the photolab, she would simply smile at her baby boy. My mum photographed me everyday until my 12th birthday. I continue to be fascinated everytime I look in the viewfinder, hoping for something intriguing to happen.

Additionally, I manage the following websites: LondonEater and Noir

All photography that appears on this website is created by me and is all rights reserved. If you would like to use my work please ask first.

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Posted on Thursday, July 22nd, 2010. Filed under Blog.

4 Responses to “about me.”

  1. carl brodie Says:

    October 28th, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    Hello kang.
    Thanks for the wonderful review of the restaurant, the photo’s are amazing, and you put into words excatly what we are trying to achieve here at the terrace, in fact we couldn’t have described us better ourselves !!! so thanks again. our xmas menu is up on the website if you wanted to have a look too.

    hope to see you soon.regards, Carl Brodie.general manager.

    carl brodie. Restaurant manager.

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