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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Travel photography is not simply about jetting off to exotic places. The magic really begins when you stay in a place and give yourself enough time to gain the opportunity to understand and feel the place. We know what is the best to get you these amazing pictures and experience.
All around the world, Unusual Expedition brings you an unique experience in savoring the best gourmets available in the location while doing tough photography expedition.
We believe that you are here to make holiday and photography. It is a time for you to relax and get yourself away from the daily stress. Pampered yourself to indulge in some of the luxury accommodation that we can offer in the location.
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.
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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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 team have experiences in handling and working in projects in the following disciplines of work.
Commercial Video Production
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.
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.