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FOODTOGRAPHY - QUEST FOR KING OF DURIANS


You will be transferred to leica-store.sg to complete the payment.

Inclusive of 2 x A3 Archival Fine Art photo prints

Open to all users of any camera brand

The Leica Foodtography Travel Workshop aims to take you to the source of the most delicious local culinary delicacies in the region. Bring along your favourite camera and lens as we visit picturesque places along the way and capture the hustle and bustle of local life.

This July, join Leica Akademie instructors, KC Eng and Ray Tan, on a photography journey to the heart of the world's best Maoshan Wang and D24 durians! In close collaboration with FORBIDDEN Durian - A SunnyHills world project, embark on an Eat-All-You-Can mission to FORBIDDEN's private durian plantation in Raub (Pahang) that has been growing the most mouth-watering durians for the past two decades. You will have the unique opportunity to photograph around the plantation and witness how farmers care for these king of fruits during the harvest season.

Be introduced to the delights well loved by locals as you eat your way from Kuala Lumpur to Bentong to Raub. Savour the seafood, wanton noodles, Lemang To'Ki (Charcoal-fired bamboo rice), roasted chicken, roti prata, Portuguese egg tarts, cheese tarts, and kaya puffs as you photograph the bustling morning market, tofu factory, and night market in these small towns.

Don't miss this golden photography and culinary opportunity!

S$760 includes:-

2 Leica Akademie Instructors

Local transportation in KL & Bentong

Hotel accommodation in KL & Bentong

1 box of FORBIDDEN Durian D24 Cigar Rolls

Dinner (2 nights)

Durian (Eat-All-You-Can: Does not include takeaway)

Charcoal-fired Bamboo Rice, roasted chicken

Transportation from Bentong to KLIA2

Minimum class size:  6 persons


Itinerary

5 JULY

10.00am Meet & greet at Le Apple Boutique Hotel in Kuala Lumpur

10.30pm Morning photography workshop at Petaling Street  

12.30pm Lunch  

2.00pm Check-in hotel / Free & Easy  

4.30pm Afternoon photography workshop at Bukit Bintang  

7.00pm Dinner* at Jalan Alor  

9.00pm Back to hotel - Photo Review & discussion       

6 JULY

6.40am Check-out KL hotel

7.00am Set off to Bentong in Pahang state  

9.00am Breakfast - Wanton noodles    

10.00am Workshop & lunch in private Maoshan Wang durian plantation**   

2.30pm Tea break - Portuguese egg tart, cheese tart & kaya puff  

4.00pm Check-in Laman Pesona Resort (or equivalent)  

5.30pm  Workshop at Raub night market  

7.00pm Seafood Dinner** 

9.00pm Back to hotel - Photo Review & discussion       

7 JULY

6.30am Workshop at Raub morning market & tofu factory

9.30am Breakfast at authentic Hakka kueh factory stall

10.30am Free & Easy  

12.00pm Lunch* - Lemang To'Ki (charcoal-fired bamboo rice, roasted chicken)  

2.00pm Check-out hotel  

2.15pm Set off to KLIA II   

5.30pm Arrive at KLIA II for flight to Singapore

*Inclusive of price.

**Durian & Dinner only - take away not inclusive of price.

Price excludes return air tickets, breakfast. lunches, travel insurance, and personal purchases.


Requirements

Basic understanding of camera manual functions.


Cancellation Policy

If participant cancels >1 month prior to trip: 50% workshop fee refund

If participant cancels < 1 month to trip: 20% workshop fee refund


About the Instructors

K.C. Eng

K.C. Eng has worked on advertising and editorial assignments for corporations that include Citibank, Singapore Airlines, and Ritz Carlton, amongst others. He is also a Leica Akademie instructor and Leica SL Ambassador since 2016, and his work has been showcased in various local and international exhibitions and publications. www.engvisuals.com

Ray Tan

Ray Tan left his career at a financial institution to become a photographer in 2006. While photographing editorial and documentary stories for magazines, Ray began to work on a personal assignment about centenarian social worker, Teresa Hsu Chih. The photographs were later featured on CNN. His works have been exhibited at the National Museum and The Photographers’ Gallery Singapore. Ray has taught photography at the Canadian International School, Hwa Chong International School, Hwa Chong Institution, Anderson Junior College, and The Substation, amongst others. He is currently the manager of Leica Akademie Singapore.

 
 
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Our Partner

SunnyHills, renown for creating wholesome, tasty food from naturally-grown, pesticide-free ingredients, formed Forbidden to working directly with the farms in Malaysia and re-investing back to cultivate its own durian plantation. Forbidden is also a tribute to craftsmanship, with a master chef who have had years of experience solely working on durian confections, an internationally recognised Malaysian Chef, trained in the culinary arts of French pastries. Their mission is to provide the best durian experience that durian lovers from all over the world could share their love and passion for the King of Fruits and take it several steps further. www.sunnyhills.com.sg

Earlier Event: June 29
COMPOSITION 101
Later Event: July 13
UNDERSTANDING THE SL