Lee Yik Keat

Lee Yik Keat

Name: Lee Yik Keat
Date of birth: 2 January 1996
Occupation: Freelance photographer
Industry: Photography and Filmmaking

How he got started: Yik Keat started photography at the age of 16. Out of curiosity, he began taking photos with his mobile phone when the app Instagram launched. He realised the app's users were taking visually stunning photos with their mobile phones. When he tried it out, it ignited a fire inside him that he never knew he had.

Notable achievements: Yik Keat has worked with renowned brands within a short span of 3 years, ranging from Adidas, Volvo, Longines, Canon to various tourism boards. Over the past year, his career has surged. He has given photography talks at Apple and has been featured on national television.

Something you might not have known about him: He is allergic to alcohol.

A quote to sum it all up: You are always at the bottom of the pyramid. There's always someone better than you out there. Even if you think you have reached the top, there is another level of the pyramid and you are back to the lowest again. 

Check out Yik Keat's photography on Instagram here.