City of Colour


March 2012 PHOTO ESSAY
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From the city's architectural landscape to the vibrancy of the people who inhabit it, Howard Tan captures Penang's timeless spirit and quiet charm through rich, colourful textures. Formerly an engineer, Tan found his true calling after he first started taking family portraits with his brother's camera. The self-taught photographer's ability to turn the mundane into the memorable has earned him a cult following in Penang. His works can be found at

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