Leon Chew

Leon Chew

ImagemakerLondon, United Kingdom
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Leon Chew

Leon Chew

ImagemakerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Leon Chew is Photographer and filmmaker working in London, his practice explores the boundaries of still-life, from object study to abstract montage. He has exhibited in London and California and collaborates with brands including Vitra and Hermés. https://www.instagram.com/leon.chew/
Projects
  • Johnnie Walker - Global Advertising Campaign
    Johnnie Walker - Global Advertising CampaignGifting 2021 We shot the full Johnnie Walker range both stills and motion. The bottles are pictured within a printed photographic tromp l'oeil environment. I worked with a great team on this one including the super talented set designer Johanne Mills.
  • Times Luxx - Watches Story
    Times Luxx - Watches StoryI was asked to shoot an 8 page watches story for Times Luxx. The magazine is art directed by the great team that is B.A.M November 2021
  • Polestar Cars - speculative project
    Polestar Cars - speculative projectI recently shot the new Polestar 2 EV Photographed over the course of a weekend at East London locations including the QE Olympic Park and Docklands. The project was speculative but has since been published on https://www.wallpaper.com/transport/polestar-2-design-photography
  • Watches for Wallpaper*
    Watches for Wallpaper*Watch pictures for Wallpaper* magazine, May/June 2021. 3 very different watches required 3 photographic approaches.
  • Aston Martin F1
    Aston Martin F1The art team at Aston Martin magazine commissioned me to photograph the new Aston Martin Cognizant formula 1 car. We shot the car in a regular car studio, then created a total environment in CGI using abstract colourfield photography that I had created in advance of the car shoot.
  • WIRED - TIME
    WIRED - TIMEA new shoot for WIRED magazine's Time supplement. October 2020. Watches by Omega, Longines and Tag Heuer. Shot at my studio in East London.
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Projects credited in
  • December Issue - Wallpaper*
    December Issue - Wallpaper*
  • Wong Ping at the Camden Arts Centre - September 2019
    Wong Ping at the Camden Arts Centre - September 2019Wong Ping - Camden Arts Centre September 2019. the project was shot by photographer Leon Chew. Leon spent an hour with Ping at his show early last month. Chatted about his work and shot a few pics. Ping is being selected for the Camden Arts Emerging Arts Prize at Frieze last year which led to his solo show at CAC.
  • Wallpaper* Handmade 2019
    Wallpaper* Handmade 2019Flagship project which brings together the finest creative minds with top manufacturing talents to collaborate on one-off designs. Held during Milan Design Week 2019.
Work history
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    DirectorModern Parallax Studio
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Director/OwnerLeon Chew Photographs
    London, United KingdomFull Time
Skills
  • Photography
  • Cinematography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Directing
  • Communication
  • Campaign Design
Education
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    Master of ArtsLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    Photography (Fine Art)