In the year 2006, John has started Borneo Images, a gallery located at the Nature and Resort City of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. The gallery showcases the collection of fine prints captured by John and a team of photographers and naturalists showcasing the beauty of Mother Nature. The mission is to use awe-inspiring photography as a powerful force to help create a culture of appreciation, understanding and stewardship for Mother Nature. John’s gallery has a branding alliance with the Le Meridien Hotel Kota Kinabalu of the Starwood Hotel Chains under the Unlock Art programme.
John Kong and Borneo Images gallery was featured in Starwood Preferred Guest travel documentary video at Episode 15 in the year 2009 and was aired on all Starwood Hotel Chain hotels in the Asia Pacific region. SPG TV, in full known as Starwood Preferred Guest TV, is Starwood’s in-house TV Channel shown on channel 1 in all guestrooms of all hotels in Asia Pacific.
Shooting on location, John explaining to SPG TV host Angela May on what he plans to capture and the techniques involved to make a fine print.
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