C.S.Ling - Photographer Bio

C.S. Ling is an international award-winning wildlife photographer based in Singapore.
Her compelling images of vanishing landscape & endangered wildlife coupled with her dedication to educate the younger generation has earned her much recognition.

At age 27, she won the “Great Women of Our Time 2011 Award (Arts & Media)”organized by Singapore Women’s Weekly magazine and “Green Role Model” at the Green Carpet Awards 2011 organized by National Geographic Explorer & Nikon Singapore. Her works are published worldwide, notably in National Geographic Explorer magazine & SilkWinds magazine.

C.S. Ling is an experienced photography instructor/lecturer/speaker and has taught and inspired students & photo enthusiasts of all ages. In 2012, she emerged as the Grand Prize Winner of Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2012 with her winning work exhibited at the prestigious Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, USA, in 2013 and 2015.

Her works were also exhibited in Singapore, Japan, Russia, Dubai, Malaysia and Italy.

2-min Cinematic Wildlife Journey - 10 Years of C.S.Ling Photography

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On Assignment for Nikon D500

One of the most exciting event in C.S.Ling’s career, was being selected to be on assignment in Borneo for the new flagship Nikon D500.

She is one of the first in the world to get her hands on the Nikon D500 along with Professional Nikon photographers Todd Owyoung, Keith Ladzinski, Go Yamagata and Marcel Lämmerhirt.

Her amazing visual adventure in Borneo can be viewed at her photo gallery

This video was first shown at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

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Exhibiting at Smithsonian Natural History Museum

C.S.Ling is the Grand Prize Winner of Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice International Award 2012. Her winning work was selected from 20,000 entries from 46 countries
worldwide. It is now exhibiting at Smithsonian Natural History Museum till 2016.

Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2012 Winner’s Gallery link

Smithsonian Natural History Museum Exhibits link

Pig-tailed Macaque | Amazing Wildlife Photos | Wildlife of Borneo

Photo presented as a gift to Prince Philip

Singapore President Dr. Tony Tan gifted a framed photograph of a family of Black-naped Terns to Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, on his historic state visit to UK in Oct 2014. This photo was taken at by local Singaporean wildlife photographer C. S. Ling.

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Black-naped Terns Family | Wildlife Photography in Asia

C.S.Ling helped raised over $17,000 for the animals

Over the years, C.S.Ling has donated her photography works to various animal rescue and sanctuary at fund raising events.
To date, her works have helped to raised $17,250 (last updated Jun 2017).
Her aim is to raise $50,000 in the next 5 years.

$6,400 SGD to ACRES Wildlife Rescue Centre
$6,650 SGD to Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary
$3,000 SGD worth of Nikon camera equipments to Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation
$1,200 SGD to Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD) and Orphan Cats in Singapore