Mr Singapore 2009 aka Chan Wai Teik who’s currently back in Singapore between photography assignments in Shanghai, China to talk about bodybuilding and winning the coveted title at the National Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships.
Chan Wai Teik boarded October issue cover "Muscle & Fitness" magazine China version. Wai Teik used the perfect fashion photography and unique camera angles capture every moment of beauty and movement. he won the international photography awards, but he has vowed to workout in the end.
Having picked up photography in his teens, Wai Teik is today one of Singapore's best known names in the industry and has garnered awards from Singapore to Paris, the most recent being an Honorable Mention at the prestigious PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2009 and also in 2008, as well as five Honorable Mentions at The International Photography Awards 2008.
The 37-year-old, who goes simply by Wai Teik, might otherwise be better known to some as the photographer behind the book Hypertrophy in which he photographed six Asian body-builders. We catch up with Wai Teik, as he is currently shuttles between Singapore and Shanghai where he is shooting editorials for fashion and lifestyle magazines such as Harpaar's Bazaar Men’s Style and Men’s Health.