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All About Unusual Expedition

Unusual Expedition is a unique Singapore-based travel agency that offers workshops, travel tours and photography lessons. All Photography excursions are guided by experienced photography instructors, working in tandem with Canon Singapore and The Photographic Society of Singapore.

With a focus on luxury photography trips, Unusual Expedition provides quality culinary meals and upscale accommodations for its guests, catering to those who appreciate a customized high-quality and memorable experience throughout their tour. The company typically encompasses groups of between 8 and 12 individuals for each exotic tour.

Joseph Mak, Founder & CEO of Unusual Expedition, is guided by passion for both photography and traveling. He enjoys discovering many of the greatest vistas around the world, and sharing that experience with others to capture the beautiful landscapes via the lens of a camera.

Joseph’s guiding principle is to “Respect the work of others, so that people will respect you. At the same time, at the same place, we will take wholly unique photographs, because you and I possess a unique purview on the world. Everyone has a different perspective of things, and each views the same subject matter differently. That is the joy of traveling and capturing the moment.”

Unusual Expedition has First Aid Certified and Tour Leader License Workshop instructors, insuring the comfort of its clients and always present to provide instruction and advice.

In addition, the company offers Photography Learning Workshops in Adobe Lightroom and other disciplines, from its base in Singapore, and around the region.



Pictures That Matter

The Reasons You’ll Love It

Private and Exclusive

Small is good.

Small Group Departure

We set to cater for small group departure. In most of our standard group tour, it will consists of 6-12 participants depending on location.

Exotic Destination

We Travel To Anywhere In The World.

Places that you will not go alone

From Tribes to Safaris to Active Volcanoes, we go to places that you probably have not heard before. These are extreme places that are the few last frontier of the modern world. We shall discover them before they are gone forever.

Unique Experience

Nothing Beats A Good Travel Experience!

With our award winning hospitality on the ground, you will feel like home.

We set to provide a high standard of service on the ground. Everything is customized according to the group’s requirements. We believe that Good Travel Experience is more important than anything else.

Photography Workshop

Included In Our Land Tour Package

We will Solve your Photography Problems.

We will coach you on the techniques and how to make some beautiful pictures on the ground.

Experienced Photography Instructor

Our Instructors Have Deep Knowledge In Photography

Specialized in Photography and in Mutli-discipline.

Our instructors are carefully chosen to lead the respective trips. They are experienced and specialize in Photography Tour Leading. You can rest assured that your daily needs and photography needs are well taken care of.

Partner Support

We Work With Established Partners To Roll Out Our Trips.

Established Partners Accreditation

The Photographic Society of Singapore, Canon Imaging Academy, have accredited us to lead their tours.

We Make Your Trip Different

Off The Beaten Track Tours

“Off The Beaten Track” Tours are specially-crafted to suit photographers’ needs. You are special breed of human being, and we know that you want awesome pictures and those that can blow off your jaws. We will bring you to places that are less touristy and even places that you can’t find a single human for days.

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Experience the Difference

Join us and experience the difference in our tours. We can control Everything except Weather. But, we love all weather! Sunny, rainy, windy, stormy weather, as that is the time to capture the “WOW” moments.

We teach Basic Handling of Equipment, Fundamental Photography – Composition, Depth of Field, Lighting to Advanced Photography like Photography Intention and Storyboard Telling, Creative and Abstract Photography. We are in the digital world, so Post Processing Techniques are important too. If we are given availability of time during the tour, we will conduct a short Adobe Lightroom Workshop. Reviewing of Photos are will be done as needed during the trip and before end of the trip. Be amazed that the trip will be activities filled and you will not be bored!

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Our Travel Portfolio

Everyone loves beautiful pictures, check out ours.

Our Travel Blog

The little things we do, we write it down.

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Cinque Terre, Italy – Manarola

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

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An Adventure With Bears And Volcanoes – Kamchatka Photo Tour

February 17th, 2016|0 Comments

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Through generations… the rustic way of preserving the culture

December 16th, 2015|0 Comments

YOGYAKARTA - INDONESIA A place that is still untouched by modern days changes. The traditional way of smelting raw copper and tin to make bronze alloy. The alloy is eventually used to make "Gong". The [...]

Who Are We

Philosphy We Strive For

We are Professional Photography Instructor based in Singapore. Our team members are highly regarded in the industry, with vast photography experiences from commercial, interior, modelling, landscape, portraiture sectors. Our aim is to promote photography and impart a high quality of photography knowledge to our clients.

Our Expertise

Our team have experiences in handling and working in projects in the following disciplines of work.

  • Landscape Photography
  • Portraiture Photography
  • Street Photography
  • Flash Photography
  • Wedding Photography
  • Commercial Advertisement
  • Commercial Video Production

Team Members

Joseph Mak

Joseph is the Founder and CEO of the company. He is guided by his passion in photography and traveling. He does tour leading in groups and coaching for private photography tours.

Email: contact@josephmak.com
Phone: +65 91018626
Facebook: josephmak70

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David Lawrence Lim

David is an associate photography instructor with a leading camera brand. He has over 16 years of experience in photography and video production. He enjoys imparting knowledge to aspiring photographers.

Email: davidll@unusualexpedition.com
Phone: +65 91459282
Facebook: Lim.Lawrence

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PHONE: +65 6591-8811

EMAIL: contact@unusualexpedition.com


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