Audrey Kwok

@avdrvyk

based in Singapore • travel and portrait photographer • @avdrvyk on instagram • www.audreykwok.com • enquiries: hello@audreykwok.com
"The creation of a single world comes from a huge number of fragments and chaos." — Hayao Miyazaki Interiors Design Architecture
"There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights." — Bram Stoker
"Once, I believed in you like a poem, turned your heart into a metaphor for my heart, turned our mouths into honey and caramel lozenges. But metaphors come and metaphors go, and not even seasons have the courtesy to stay till dawn." — Shinji Moon Busystranger
cheers to the weekend 🎉🎉 Rsa_minimal Botaboracay
didn't make it down to Wwim12_singapore at scape today but here's WhoIfollow : @thegreyflag!! I must tell you that it was a very reluctant following at the start la (i was literally coerced into it) but his photos have rly improved imo and both our styles have changed along the way. In the spirit of the WWIM weekend, do check out @thegreyflag 🌚 gonna have to Instasgsunday10pm Instasgsundaybehindthelens this even though i posted on sat — right before the theme for sunday came out. But this is my only photo of yoke so bo bian???
"Don't you ever get the feeling that your life is going by and you're not taking advantage of it?" — Hemingway Makeportraits Postthepeople
"... until that moment I had not understood that this was a story about lonely people, about absence and loss, and that that was why I had taken refuge in it until it became confused with my own life, like someone who has escaped into the pages of a novel because those whom he needs to love seem nothing more than ghosts inhabiting the mind of a stranger." — Carlos Ruiz Zafón Busystranger Humansofsingapore
"How we need another soul to cling to." — Sylvia Plath Light Cafegram Coffee Cafehoppingsg
"There's an opposite to déjà vu. They call it jamais vu. It's when you meet the same people or visit places, again and again, but each time is the first. Everybody is always a stranger. Nothing is ever familiar." — Chuck Palahniuk Rsa_minimal Rsa_nature Tinypeopleinbigplaces Busystranger
"In the end, it wasn't so much that there was an alternative narrative — there always was — but it came down to belief: Which one did you want to believe? Which one suited you best? Or, perhaps, more to the point: Which one told the story you were already telling yourself?" — Michael Paterniti Makeportraits Postthepeople
"The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart." — Rainer Maria Rilke
"I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine." — Henry Rollins Postthepeople
sticks and stones may break my bones // Makeportraits Postthepeople
"Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day." — A.A. Milne Makeportraits Postthepeople
🔰 o b j e c t i v i t y 🔰 Makeportraits Postthepeople
Fifty fifty // Makeportraits Postthepeople
Instasgsunday10pm Instasgsundaylocal
"As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts." — Herman Melville Went to tuas yesterday, can't wait to share the photos! Adventure Adventure Buddies Adventures Letsgosomewhere The Great Outdoors - 2015 EyeEm Awards EyeEm Best Shots Eye4photography  EyeEm Best Shots - People + Portrait Minimal
"I let them chase me. I led them like a sunbeam and vanished like a shadow." — Erin Bow
"You really think joy is easier to come by than pain? What have you had more of?" — Laini Taylor Makeportraits Postthepeople
"Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." — Sam Levenson Taken in Bangkok, Thailand Vscostreet Streetdreamsmag
"A picture can tell a thousand words, but a few words can change its story." — Sebastyne Young Makeportraits Postthepeople Streetdreamsmag
Missing rooftop jaunts w the crew 😢😢 does anyone have roof recommendations for our next shoot?
"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind." — C.S. Lewis Makeportraits Postthepeople Streetdreamsmag
"I was falling. Falling through time and space and stars and sky and everything in between. I fell for days and weeks and what felt like lifetime across lifetimes. I fell until I forgot I was falling." — Jess Rothenberg Sunset Gf_singapore
c l e a n a e s t h e t i c // (the fact that the words on the wall aren't justified bothers me so much 😱)
"All mountain landscapes hold stories: the ones we read, the ones we dream, and the ones we create." — George Michael Sinclair Kennedy Travel Wanderlust WHPmakebelieve
double exposure at golden hour (dabbling in film photography — thank you @wordchunk for the film cam?!?!) 35mm Film Filmphotography Instasgsundaygoldenhour Instasgsunday10pm
"I wanted the whole world or nothing." — Charles Bukowski Instasgsundaygoldenhour Instasgsunday10pm WHPmakebelieve
"This is where it all begins. Everything starts here, today." — David Nicholls Makeportraits Postthepeople Light Streetdreamsmag WHPmakebelieve
"What makes night within us may leave stars." — Victor Hugo 墨 ; painterly feels from a Longexposure at woodlands waterway Reflections Symmetry Nightphotography WHPmakebelieve
"To take that risk, to offer life and remain alive, open yourself like this and become whole." — Margaret Atwood Makeportraits Postthepeople Exthetics
"In the midst of a busy life don't forget to live." — Marty Rubin Busystranger Makeportraits Postthepeople City Citylife Subjectlight
found a rainbow in the night sky — who would have thought? (sometimes hope comes from the places you least expect)
"Do you think the emptiness of space will ever crumble away? Mountains will crumble, but the emptiness of space, which is the one universal essence of mind, the vast awakenerhood, empty and awake, will never crumble away because it was never born." — Jack Kerouac Rsa_minimal Minimalpeople Minimal White
“She was lost in her longing to understand.” —Gabriel Garcia Marquez Silhouettegram Makeportraits Postthepeople
"Art is what you can get away with." — Andy Warhol Perspective Light Busystranger
"We are in the world where the longing mountains are the most grounded." — Sorin Cerin Taken in Seoul, Korea Instasgsunday10pm Instasgsundaylandscape
"There is a sense in which we are all each other's consequences." — Wallace Stegner this weekend's escapade Makeportraits Postthepeople Exthetics
"Don’t be unwilling to take those little steps; in them are residing great journeys. Move on." — Israelmore Ayivor Stairwalkers Theworldneedsmorespiralstaircases
"These were the days when my heart was volcanic." — Edgar Allen Poe Makeportraits Postthepeople BBOY Minimal Rsa_minimal
"The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream." — Kahlil Gibran Makeportraits Postthepeople
"By your side I’m most quiet and most unquiet, most inhibited and most free." — Franz Kafka Makeportraits Postthepeople Streetdreamsmag
"Words are wind." — George R.R. Martin Makeportraits Rsa_minimal Postthepeople
做体操 // celebrating the ordinary Sgheartmap Instasgsundaygmsg Instasgsunday10pm Sgneighbourhood
haze, haze, go away 🙈🙈 Travelgram Lonelyplanet Passionpassport
"No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake. In dreams I have achieved everything." — Fernando Pessoa Makeportraits Postthepeople
"He spoke of human solitude, about the intrinsic loneliness of a sophisticated mind, one that is capable of reason and poetry but which grasps at straws when it comes to understanding another, a mind aware of the impossibility of absolute understanding. The difficulty of having a mind that understands that it will always be misunderstood." — Nicole Krauss Goldenhour Light
"I am persuaded that our intellects at twenty contain all the truths we shall ever find." — William Butler Yeats Makeportraits Postthepeople
"It's a small world. It keeps recrossing itself." — David Mitchell Minimalpeople Tinypeopleinbigplaces White Sgneighbourhood
"I'll figure out how to be truer: to let people go if they need to be let go of, and to hold on tight if that's what's called for. I will pay attention, so I can cross each human heart that comes across my path, cross it as true as I can." — Laura Pritchett Makeportraits Postthepeople
"Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else." — Italo Calvino Busystranger Tinypeopleinbigplaces Instasgsundaygnsg Instasgsunday10pm Sgheartmap Sgneighbourhood
"You need to learn how to walk the world, he told me. There's a lot out there." — Junot Diaz Lifeofadventure Killeverygram Makeportraits Postthepeople
"But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question." — Thomas Merton One of my fav shots from a few days back. Happy Deepavali! Makeportraits Postthepeople Killeverygram Minimalpeople Portrait Of A Woman The Portraitist - 2015 EyeEm Awards Minimalmood Minimalism My Best Photo 2015
"I've shed my skin so many times, the graveyards are full of people I used to be." — Richard Cassaro Tinypeopleinbigplaces Silhouettegram ArchiTexture Ppframedbyarchitecture
/ fall colours and delicate lives hanging in the balance Minimalpeople Minimalism Minimalmood Forest Woods PostTheOrdinary Nature Nature_collection EyeEm Nature Lover Nature Photography Butterfly
/ 原來你是 我最想留住的幸運 原來我們 和愛情曾經靠得那麼近 Minimalpeople Makeportraits Postthepeople Love Couple Lovers Clear Sky Clean Nature_collection PostTheOrdinary Our Times
Hitting bookstores soon: Calvinavigator and the Forbidden Forest 🌲🌲 Makeportraits Postthepeople Killeverygram
“None of us understand what we’re doing, but we do beautiful things anyway.” — Allen Ginsberg Rsa_minimal Minimal Art Vscomuseum
"Give me time and I will build a universe out of it." — Khalid Masood Citylimitless Sgneighbourhood
“A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it.” — Charles Dickens Postthepeople Rsa_nature Agameoftones Streetdreamsmag
"There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign." — Robert Louis Stevenson Instasgsunday10pm Instasgsundaypeopleplaces Instasgsundaypmp
Todayimet (or more accurately, yesterdayimet) @undereskies 😍😍 I got to meet so many new people at the first-ever photowalk for the pursuit of portraits (Singapore) yesterday and I hope to see y'all again really soon! Pop_sg1 Pursuitofportraits_singapore Pursuitofportraits Makeportraits Postthepeople Vscostreet Streetdreamsmag
“We cross our bridges as we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and the presumption that once our eyes watered.” —Tom Stoppard Pop_sg1 Pursuitofportraits_singapore Postthepeople Makeportraits Streetdreamsmag Agameoftones Sgneighbourhood
"Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It's your masterpiece after all." — Nathan W. Morris Rsa_minimal Minimalpeople ArchiTexture Agameoftones Symmetrykillers
"In a place far away from anyone or anywhere, I drifted off for a moment." — Haruki Murakami Pop_sg1 Pursuitofportraits_singapore Pursuitofportraits Makeportraits Postthepeople Sgneighbourhood
"I will not adjust myself to the world. I am adjusted to myself." — Anaïs Nin Citylimitless Makeportraits Postthepeople Pursuitofportraits Pursuitofportraits_singapore
"Isn't it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most?" — Charles Lindbergh p.s. all the best to all of y'all mugging your asses off for finals ya? 😘 Urban Urbanphotography Rooftop Exthetics Singapore ASIA
"How fragile we are, between the good moments." — Jane Hirshfield Silhouette Fisherman Lights Nightphotography
"You get so alone at times that it just makes sense." — Charles Bukowski Tinypeopleinbigplaces Busystranger Streetphotography Singapore ASIA Architecture Architecture_collection ArchiTexture
urban jungle, architecture valley??? 🗼 can't wait to go exploring again 😭😭 ArchiTexture Architecture Portrait Adventure Explore
"I believe I was trying to remind myself of how it had felt to be wordless, completely of the physical world — that even before my body was an instrument for language it had been an instrument for memory." — Sarah Manguso Long Exposure Forest Adventure Explore Travel Photography Travel Life In Motion Motion Blur