Chia Chong portrait



Hi! My name is Chia.

I’m a photographer inspired by adventures near and far. Here are a few things about me...

    • Mountain or sea? Both. The sea is my childhood, but the mountains has inspired my adulthood.

    • In love with? Japan and France.

    • Secret? My kids think I’m a rock star baker, but that’s my worst kitchen skill.

    • I love working with... People who are completely opposite from me.

    • Home base? Savannah, Georgia. Available worldwide.

    • Habit I can’t shake? When I feel I’ve made a great image, I spin around and squeak a little. Can’t help it.

    • Education? I earned a B.F.A. in photography in 1998 from SCAD in Savannah, Georgia.

    • Clients I have worked with? Vogue, Moda Operandi, Rizzoli, Veranda, Condé Nast Traveler, InStyle, Savannah College of Art and Design, Marriott, Food Network, west elm, Random House, Clarkson Potter, Better Homes & Garden, Rich Products Corporation, Serta, Kraft, House Autry, Leopold’s Ice Cream, The Corner Suite, Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group, Memorial Health University, The Grey Restaurant.

    • Where have you seen my work?  Vogue, Architectural Digest, Veranda, Town and Country, bon appétit, Condé Nast Traveler, Elle Décor, W Magazine, InStyle, Better Homes and Garden, The New York Times and National Geographic Traveler.

    • Books I’ve contributed photography to?  A House in the SouthPerfect PorchesThe Whole Hog CookbookSweet and Vicious: Baking with AttitudeWiley’s Championship BBQThe French Cook: Soups and StewsCacao: The Bean to Bar Chocolate Cookbook.