Honorable Mention / 2021 / Nature / Other

Blue Insularis

  • Photographer
    Chin Leong Teo
  • Studio
    Teo Chin Leong Photography
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The Blue Insularis is a venomous pit viper sub-species. This is a photo showing a Blue Insularis swallowing a frog whole, while another snake moves in to investigate.

Chin Leong is a Singapore national who has lived and worked in countries as diverse as the United States, Saudi Arabia, China, Indonesia and Japan.

This globe-trotting experience has created a desire in him to connect the different cultures of the world through photography and the visual arts.

Chin Leong started his photography pursuit in 2013 and quickly gained international recognition and accolades for his photography work.

Chin Leong’s award-winning works have been widely published by Natgeo, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Chiiz, Outdoor Photographer, AAP, and Horzu Wissen.

Awards • Pangea Prize at the Siena Photo Awards 2019 held in Italy; most awarded photographer at the event
• World Top 5 Travel Photographer as listed in Photographic Society of America (PSA) Who’s Who List 2019
• One Eyeland 2020 Photographer of the Year
• One Eyeland World Top 10 Wildlife Photographers 2021 - World Rank #2
• Gold Medals and 1st Prize placings in ND Awards, IPA, IPA OneShot, PX3, ROAM, Chromatic Awards, and SmileWorld Photo Awards