Cher Him is one of Singapore’s top photographers and has been shooting for some of the region’s best titles in the past 10 years. Photography is in his blood: The 41 year old follows in the bold footsteps of his father Chua Soo Bin, himself an important member of Singapore’s first generation of photographers, now an art dealer and gallerist. Cher Him honed his craft at the prestigious Edith Cowan University, Perth,Australia studying under the renown documentary photographer Max Pam. He graduated with a degree in Photomedia.
Cher Him’s signature works express his inclination towards the spontaneous, the real and the uncontrived, captured at an unguarded moment. His ‘real’ images have enabled him to stand out in the overly sleek world ofthe glossy magazines he regularly contributes to which include Men’s Uno, Marie Claire,Style, Cleo, L'Officiel and Nu You.
Besides shooting fashion editorials, Cher Him is a keen portraitist, and has shot many celebrities including Li Bingbing, Simon Yam, Fang Lijun, Zhang Jingchu, Ashlee Simpson, Kim So-yeon and Angela Chang. An art enthusiast at heart, Cher Him regularly participates in art projects and shoots art photographs on his personal time.