Biography

Malaysian - born photographer Dan Lim simply describes himself as an “Image Alchemist”. From the very first time he “snapped” his first picture at the age of 12 and was completely awed by the magic of the little black box, Dan was hooked.

“I just love creating images and all that it entails. The creative concept. The lighting. The location or studio set. My creative team of stylist, hair and make up artist. The fashion. The models. I love it all! I get an incredible rush from transforming the vision in my head to seeing it in print. That’s what drives me”.

Dan has won numerous international awards for his photography and film work from the Advertising and Design Club of Canada, Communication Arts, How Magazine, Applied Arts and the Summit Creative Awards. He has been featured in a 20 minute documentary by the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) on his photography.

Dan’s directorial and visual style is both sophisticated and inviting, appealing to a diverse clientele in the Fashion, Beauty, Editorial and Advertising industry. Its been his honor to work for such prestigious clients as NAFA, MEXX, Laura Canada, Danier Leather, HBO, Bonnebell Cosmetics, Canada’s Next Top Model, Shopper’s Drug, Mart Beauty, Interview Magazine, Glow Magazine, Schon Magazine to name a few.