China corporate photographer: LDC Annual Report, Yunnan Coffee Farming

Yunnan province in Southern China has emerged as a coffee producing region this past decade and is now becoming the focus of attention as a new player on the global stage for coffee trading.

The Louis Dreyfus Company is working in close collaboration with coffee farmers around Asia to help and promote sustainable farming methods, aiming to raise the ethical and quality standards of production and overall improve the entire supply chain.

My latest collaboration with LDC saw me travelling to Yunnan to document the work of farmers in the hills of Pu’er, as well as the quality control, warehousing and shipping process in Kunming for the company’s regional and global annual report and sustainability report.

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Raphael Olivier is a corporate and industrial photographer based in Asia, working from Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore on assignments all around the region.

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Industrial Photographer in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia: Liebherr Cranes APAC

Since 2018 I have been working on ongoing regional assignments for Liebherr Cranes, photographing various cranes in operation on construction sites around Asia Pacific including Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.

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Singapore Photographer | Corporate Social Responsibility - Coffee Farming

As more and more companies worldwide are now engaging into corporate social responsibilty initiatives, I was recently assigned by the Louis Dreyfus Company to document their CSR training programs for coffee farmers in Vietnam and Indonesia, showcasing the various environments and group activities led by LDC agronomists in a documentary style to illustrate the company's global and regional annual reports. The project took place over a period of 2 weeks and brought us to coffee plantions in the Lam Dong and Dak Lak provinces of Southern Vietnam, as well as North Sumatra and West Lampung regions in Indonesia.

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Raphael Olivier is a corporate and documentary photographer based in Asia for over a decade, working from Hong Kong and Singapore on assignments all around the region.

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Hong Kong Corporate Photographer | Hilti Office, Warehouse & Service Center

Recent collaboration with Hilti group to produce some corporate visuals showcasing their people and activities in Asia. The aim of this project was to portray people in their real working environment across different locations in Hong Kong including the company's offices, warehouses, training & service centers.

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On the move - Maldives

After a busy year on the road, travelling and working on assignments in over 20 countries, I am finally wrapping up and spending the last days of 2017 on a remote island in northern Maldives.
Looking forward to seeing what the new year will bring us, and wishing all my collaborators, clients and friends a very Happy New Year 2018!

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The Trade Desk, office and portraits - Singapore Corporate Photographer

A few weeks ago I had the chance to work with the super friendly Trade Desk team in Singapore, shooting a variety of lifestyle portraits, office interiors and candid moments to refresh their company's corporate image bank for the Asia region.

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Raphael Olivier is a commercial photographer based in Singapore, available for corporate, architecture, interiors, lifestyle and industrial assignment all around Asia.

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Bawah Island, Tropical Resort - Singapore Hotel Photographer

Bawah is a private island off the coast of Indonesia, just a short ride away from Singapore. I was recently assigned to shoot a series of branding visuals to illustrate the natural experience and luxury facilities of the resort. Aerial photography played a big part in this project, showcasing the spectacular views of the islands and reef, but also underwater photography to immerse the viewer into the crystal clear lagoon, and architectural images focusing on the sustainable integration of buildings into the local natural elements.

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Raphael Olivier is a commercial photographer living in Asia for 10 years, currently based between Hong Kong and Singapore, available to shoot architecture, interiors, hospitality, retail and advertising campaigns all around Asia and beyond.

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Hyundai Motorstudio, Seoul - Korea Architecture Photographer

I was recently commissioned to photograph the new Hyundai Motorstudio building in Seoul, South Korea, designed by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects.

Raphael Olivier is a commercial photographer based in Asia for about 10 years, currently living between Hong Kong and Singapore, and available to shoot architecture, interiors, hospitality, retail and advertising campaigns all around Asia and beyond.

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Seoul Brutalist Revival - Korea Architecture Photographer

I was recently in South Korea for a commercial architectural assignment, so I decided to arrive a few days early to take some time for myself and walk around Seoul, a city I always love to explore.

Seoul has been developping very fast since its recovery from the Korean war, yet in the 21st century the city has actually turned into a new phase where it's moving away from a boring industrial center and rapidly becoming one of the most trendy cities in Asia.

One of the most visually obvious aspect of this new era is the super-modern architecture poping up everywhere. The city's skyline is turning into a massive futuristic landscape out of science fiction film, and amidst this construction frenzy brutalist architecture is making a huge come-back, with a modern twist. Whether for residential, commercial, institutional or religious buildings, the use of raw concrete, bold shapes and sharp angles is becoming predominant all around the city.

Through this personal study about Neo-Brutalism, I aim to give a small glimpse into the booming architectural scene of Seoul, one of the world's fastest developping city and Asia's rising stars.

Raphael Olivier is a commercial photographer based in Asia for about 10 years, currently living between Hong Kong and Singapore, and available to shoot architecture, interiors, hospitality, retail and advertising campaigns all around Asia and beyond.

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Germain Tailors SS017 - Hong Kong Lifestyle Photographer

Good to be back in Asia after a month of travel, and happy to start this new season with a really fun project, working with Germain Tailors on their new Spring Summer 2017 brand campaign in Hong Kong. This time we decided to shoot in the beachside village of Shek O, in the South-East of Hong Kong Island, spending a few days away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Fine white sand, iodine smell, fresh beers, sound of crashing waves... and great tailored outfits to walk around in style.

Raphael Olivier is a commercial photographer living in Asia for about 10 years, currently based between Hong Kong and Singapore, available for assignments around the region including lifestyle, portraits, editorial, advertising campaigns and more.

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