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A list of all the latest family, corporate, model shoots and wedding photography shoots in a chronological order. This is by no means and extensive list. It takes time to put posts together and the busier I am the less likely for me to update here. I am also constrained by server space.

Astalift show room in Menara Axis

Fujifilm and Astalift show room in Menara Axis

Fujifilm asked us to do a corporate shoot for them at their Menara Axis, Petaling Jaya Office for the launching of their new product Astalift. Astalift is pretty much a house hold brand name in Japan, and ranks in the same stratospheric market of skin products as SK-II. I have personally used their gel and I can tell you it is really good stuff! Here is an info blurb from their web site: “Created by FUJIFILM, ASTALIFT is an award-winning brand that offers carefully-researched skincare andView full post »

Expat Lifestyles Magazine on Grant Corban Wedding Photography

Featured in Expatriate Lifestyles Magazine 2012

Very privileged to be approached by Expat Lifestyle magazine to be featured in their February 2011 feature on expat weddings. Below is part of the story. Originally posted 2012-02-02 19:21:30.View full post »

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Areena and Faiq’s Wedding Dinner Reception at the Shangrila

Areena’s wedding dinner at the Shangrila Hotel Kuala Lumpur. We covered their engagement, Quran reading, wedding and grand reception at the Shangrila Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. There were quite a number of Malaysian royalty, former PMs and the current DPM present. Sheila Majid sang some of her great songs too. The couple out shone everyone though. They are the real celebrities. All the best for your future together.     Originally posted 2012-01-25 22:08:16.View full post »

Four Seasons Malaysia Honeymoon

Honeymoon Locations in Malaysia

Over the years I have been to many hotels throughout Malaysia and wanted to put up some of my suggestions. Four Seasons Langkawi Island: Intimate and quiet. The perfect honeymoon destination where everyone know your name. You can enjoy the infinite pool, water sports, cycle rides to waterfalls. his hotel tops my list for couples who want that something special. They have a variety of specials for honeymoon couples so best you call ahead. Pangkor Laut Resort: Another very pleasant location.  AView full post »

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John and Deborah’s Wedding at Assumption Church & the Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

First dance together. The Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur A quick posting of another wedding. John and Deborah’s wedding was held at Assumption Church Petaling Jaya. Their Chinese wedding banquet dinner was at the  Hotel Intercontinental, Kuala Lumpur, formerly known as the Nikko Hotel. Their Chinese tea ceremonies were held at home. Deborah chose a fantastic looking wedding gown and a really striking cheongsam for dinner. Originally posted 2012-01-25 03:11:16.View full post »

Jasmine and Francis wedding at Cyberview Lodge Photographer Grant Corban

Jasmine and Francis Wedding at Cyberview Lodge

Jasmine and Francis celebrated their wedding in style with an out-door ceremony at Cyberview Lodge. The wedding ceremony included the release of some fairly “reluctant-to-fly” doves, and, as Francis was formerly of the Alley Cats, the evening was filled with wine, women and songs from many of the guests.   Originally posted 2012-01-21 15:08:20.View full post »

Grant Corban Wedding Photographer featured in FHM

Interview with FHM Magazine

FHM Interviewed me earlier in the year regarding wedding being a wedding photographer in Malaysia. By clicking on the article above you can view it at higher resolution and get to read their great write up. Originally posted 2011-12-30 13:19:07.View full post »

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Dominic and Wei-Wei’s Resort Wedding at the Four Seasons Langkawi

Dominic and Wei-Wei celebrated their wedding ceremony at the Four Seasons Resort in Langkawi. This is one of my favourite destination wedding resorts. The hotel pulled out all the stops to make sure this was a fairy tale wedding. The weather held,  and we had a great party that night. Lanterns finished off the evening.   Originally posted 2011-11-16 11:35:15.View full post »

Malaysian Bridal Guide

Article in the Malaysian Bridal Guide

This article was in a recent Malaysian Bridal Guide. It features Tim and Annas wedding up at the Colmar Tropicale Berjaya Hill Resort. Clicking on the image will enlarge it so you can read the write up.   Originally posted 2011-11-14 01:45:37.View full post »

Church of St John the Divine Ipoh wedding

Suresh and Shamini’s Wedding in Church of St John the Divine, Ipoh and the Victoria Holiday Villa Subang

When Suresh and Shamini contacted me to be their wedding photographer  they explained it would be a two…well actually 3 day affair. The first day, not featured here, was their ROM (Registration of Marriage) done in Kuala Lumpur. The second day was held in Ipoh at one of the Anglican churches, Church of St John the Divine, St John’s Road, Ipoh, to be precise. This was followed by dinner in the Ipoh town hall. One thing I must point out, is that the photographers crowding the coupleView full post »

Areena and Faiq’s Nikah – A Malay Wedding

Areena and Faiq’s Wedding was at the family home. Former Malaysian Prime Ministers Tun Mahathir and Tun Badawi were both present for the ceremony. Spot them if you can. Originally posted 2011-11-11 11:24:17.View full post »

Malay Wedding Quran Reading

Areena’s Quran Reading

In Malay culture the bride-to-be has a ceremony which is meant to be a time of reflection and thanks giving for her upcoming wedding. Men are usually not present other than the photography and video teams. Here we see Areena’s Katam the day before her wedding. Originally posted 2011-11-10 10:23:50.View full post »

Chinese Wedding Bargaining and Tea Ceremony in Petaling Jaya

Edwin and Ekwan’s Wedding at the Petaling Jaya Hilton

Edwin and Ekwan contacted me to be the photographer for their wedding at the freshly revamped Hilton in Petaling Jaya. The morning was a tradition Chinese wedding complete with fun and games. The girls had fun and collected lots of money before Edwin got in to the house to meet his blushing bride. Ekwan looked stunning as you can see in the above photo. In the evening friends and family converged on the Hilton PJ for the wedding banquet.   Originally posted 2011-11-06 13:18:31.View full post »

Grant Corban an International Wedding Photographer in Malaysia

Faces Magazine write up on Grant Corban Photography

Faces Magazine write up about wedding photography in Malaysia I was recently featured in “Faces”, one of the society magazines in Malaysian. They wanted to cover a Malaysian based wedding photographer so we set up an interview. Clicking through the image to make it large enough to read. Originally posted 2011-10-30 12:19:42.View full post »

Colmar Tropical Berjaya Hill Resort Wedding

French Themed Wedding at the Colmar Tropicale Berjaya Hills Resort

Tim and Anna contacted me to be their photographer for their wedding at the Colmar Tropicale Berjaya Hill Resort near Genting. It was an outdoor wedding and the weather held up well. The hotel has a French theme and this was played upon for the dinner that followed later in the evening by the use of masks at the banquet. Sort of a masked dinner type theme. As you can see, everyone had a fun experience. Originally posted 2011-09-24 10:12:46.View full post »

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Adrian and Gamy’s Lady of Fatima & Pearl Point Hotel Wedding

Gamy waits patiently in her car before her church wedding Adrian and Gamy’s made for a wonderful couple. Wedding preparations for Gamy and her bridesmaids was at the Pearl Point Hotel. They then left to meet Adrian who was waiting for them at the “Church of Our Lady Of Fatima” in Brickfields. After the service we prepared to cover the wedding dinner banquet at the Pearl Point Hotel. A very nice touch was the home made wedding cake. While not as large as the icing coveredView full post »

Laverne and Jin's wedding at City Harvest Church

Laverne and Jin’s Wedding at City Harvest Church and the Marriott Hotel

Laverne and Jin’s red getaway car! When I received a call from Laverne and Jin regarding being their wedding photographer I was really happy. I have taken the wedding photos for many of the leadership team at City Harvest Church (CHC) including their pastors, and had seen them at several of these weddings. This is in their new church which is fantastic! Their bright candy red VW combi wedding car was also a stunner. Originally posted 2011-08-31 13:53:43.View full post »

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Clarence and Joanna’s Wedding at Divine Mercy Shah Alam. Dinner Reception at the Marriott

Clarence and Joanna’s wedding was at the Roman Catholic Church Divine Mercy in Shah Alam.  Our photography started in the morning at Joanna’s house before heading to the church. Afterwards we headed to the Marriott Hotel where the wedding reception was held. This was one of those rare ocassions we did not need to do portraiture on the actual wedding day.  I trust you enjoy their wedding  photos. Originally posted 2011-08-27 10:57:11.View full post »

Wedding at Ciao Restaurant

Yes and Oyen’s wedding at Ciao Restaurant

Yes and Oyen’s wedding portraits at Ciao Restaurant Yes and Oyen called me to be the wedding photographer for their wedding at Ciao Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. It was a dream come true for Yes as she had been eyeing me up to cover her wedding for close on 7 years! Only problem was no groom(!) a common problem these days. Then Oyen popped into her life and sure enough after checking dates it was fantastic that we could cover Yes’s big day!  This is the new Ciao. I had shot severalView full post »

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Willis Insurance Conference in the Mandarin Oriental hotel Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Willis Insurance conducted their worldwide conference in Kuala Lumpur bringing together Insurance expertise, Shipping Companies, Lawyers and Security consultants together for a very interestign conference. Photos from the sessions are below. Large Group Photos can be photographed using medium format equipment which renders superior images over normal DSLR cameras. Originally posted 2011-06-07 03:22:59.View full post »

Australia High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur

Australian High Commisioner in Kuala Lumpur

Australia High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur Sometimes you get asked to do a one off photo. I still can’t recall what this shoot was for but as you can see it was for the Australian High Commissioner and photographed outside the KLCC looking back towards the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Originally posted 2011-05-24 12:02:49.View full post »

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Transmarco Annual Company Dinner at Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel

I shoot for Transmarco (and other companies) for their company dinner and awards night. Transmarco are best known as the distributor of Hush Puppies. I have to say they have a fantastic creative team on board as every year they surprise me. This years concept was fancy dress with a fairy tale theme. Everyone put in a big effort to look great. The night included a magician, talent quest as well as awards for performance through out the year as well as best costume and act.  Whoever is workingView full post »

Wedding portraits at Blenheim Palace

Alan and Khami’s Wedding in the Orangery at Blenheim Palace, Oxford

Blenheim Palace is a very pretty location for wedding portraits Alan and Khami’s wedding was a two day event. The first day was a Hindu wedding at the new Shri Subramanya Shrine in Birmingham. It was on the same day as Prince William And Kate Middleton’s big day, so auspicious as they come. The second event was wedding portraiture and a fantastic wedding breakfast at the Orangery, Blenheim Palace, Oxford. The gardens there are phenomenal. Weather turned out great and everyone had aView full post »

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Punam and Logan’s Hindu Wedding Ceremony at the Holiday Villa and Banquet at the Eastin Hotel

Loghan and Punam celebrated their Hindu Wedding at the Holiday Villa in Subang Jaya and then a banquet at the Eastin Hotel in Petaling Jaya. Punam’s family is well known in the wedding industry for makeup and hair.The weddign was BIG, with very little room for us to move about so I decided on three of us to be in the photography team for the day. This enabled us to photograph from many angles at the same time. Whilst I shoot predominantly with Nikon cameras, my team shoots with Canon.View full post »

Tan Sri Dr Augustine Soon Hock Ong

Tan Sri Dr Augustine Soon Hock Ong receiving Doctorate from Kings College

Tan Sri Dr Augustine Soon Hock Ong We covered the Kings College Alumni get together at the Mandarin Oriental hotel, Kuala Lumpur.  The highlight was Tan Sri Dr Augustine Soon Hock Ong receiving a Doctorate from Kings College UK. Tan Sri Dr Augustine Ong is the President of the Malaysian Oil Scientists’ and Technologists’ Association and fellow of the London Royal Society of Chemistry. Doctorate in hand Originally posted 2011-02-23 13:27:34.View full post »

Classic Photo of Bride waiting in her wedding car

Melissa and Bernard’s Wedding with the Sony Alpha System

I love this image. The wedding car reminded me of a beautiful carriage. (Sony Alpha 900 with 85mm F1.4 ZA) Over the many years I have been shooting weddings I have been blessed with being trusted by most of the larger camera manufacturers to test their cameras and lenses in actual wedding day situations. In the past I have tested out both of Nikon’s monster 200mm f2.0G and 200-400 F4G lenses, a full Canon5D Mk3 system, Fuji Films Xpro1, the Olympus E1, and for this wedding the Sony AlphaView full post »

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Larry and Pauline’s Wedding at Zion Lutheran Church. Wedding Dinner at Berjaya Times Square

Larry and Pauline’s wedding was held at Zion Lutheran Church in Brickfields. It is one of the older churches, being built in 1924. Stephen Foong was the wedding planner for the day and we often meet up with him at weddings. The venue for the wedding dinner was the Berjaya Times Square hotel. We have shot there fairly regularly over the years and it has an interesting ballroom set up. Stephen Foong was the wedding planner Older place holder image for the earlier gallery. OriginallyView full post »

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Sunita’s Wedding at the Sri Sithi Vinayagar Temple

Joy Sunita’s Wedding was celebrated at the Sri Sithi Vinayagar Hindu Temple in Petaling Jaya. Dinner banquet was held at the Lake Club. Photos are available to see here. Originally posted 2011-01-09 01:01:03.View full post »

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Sam and Eileena’s Wedding

Eileena looked stunning Sam and Eileena’s Tea Ceremony and Banquet at the JW Marriott hotel. NEW GALLERY PLACEHOLDER Originally posted 2011-01-09 00:26:05.View full post »

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Yu Shan and Hilmar’s Wedding

The lovely bride and groom Yu Shan and Hilmar had a tea ceremony at home and followed up with a banquet at the Lake Club. Their wedding photography is viewable here. Originally posted 2011-01-04 14:25:30.View full post »

Greg and Jennifer. Married in City Harvest Church, Subang Jaya

Greg and Jennifer’s Wedding at City Harvest Church

Greg and Jennifer. Married in City Harvest Church, Subang Jaya Greg and Jennifer’s Wedding at City Harvest Church (CHC), Subang Jaya. We have been the wedding photographer team for many of the original leadership team of the church and it has been wonderful to see the church grow over the years. This was in the old church building, before the new and much larger one down the road. In the evening dinner was held at the Bankers Club opposite Times Square. Cameras Used: Canon 20D, 5D, NikonView full post »

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Rupert an Min Yee’s Wedding

Happiness: Day One of forever together. Rupert and Min Yee had a WONDERFUL wedding. Both families are really special and the wedding was blessed with so many nice people in attendance. NEW GALLERY PLACEHOLDER Originally posted 2011-01-03 13:28:21.View full post »

Suzanna and Yew Juans Wedding

Beautiful Suzanna Suzanna and Yew Juan’s wedding. A really excellent day 🙂 NEW GALLERY PLACEHOLDER Originally posted 2011-01-03 03:16:11.View full post »

Danny and Yvonne’s Wedding at the Marriott

Pre-Dinner Portraiture We covered Danny and Yvonne’s wedding in KL. Here are the portraits and some of the dinner photos at the JW Marriot. Originally posted 2010-12-31 23:49:36.View full post »

Eucee and Farn’s Wedding at Cyberview Lodge

This is the way it's done! Eucee and Farn’s Wedding at Cyberview Lodge. You can view their photos here. Originally posted 2010-12-31 03:33:45.View full post »

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Yung and Jini – Nottingham and JB

Yung and Jini Nottingham Portrait Shoot Yung and Jini had a portrait shoot in Nottingham before their wedding at the Pulai Springs Resort in Johor Bahru. Click the link here and enjoy. Originally posted 2010-12-27 12:10:24.View full post »