Zung grew up in a fisherman’s family. Depressed at his sister’s passing at the young age of 18 years old, he dropped out of college at the age of 21 during Asian economic crisis. He then found his passion in photography and set up his company THE PHOTOZ when he was 24 years old. Without any formal photography and arts education background, his work blossomed and propelled him to be one of the favourite photographers for the high society and Malaysian royalties. Some of his captivating works came from capturing moments of the family of the Prime Minister, royalties including the wedding of Tuanku Zara & Raja Nazrin -The regent of Perak, and many prominent personalities.
Labelled as the only photographer in Malaysia and probably the world, he has experienced shooting weddings in 6 continents across the world and more than 30 countries. Zung is also celebrated as a personal and official photographer for Anthony Robbins since year 2009, who quotes “Zung is the most amazing photographer I’ve ever met “
As an international photographer, Zung grew his portfolio with amazing shoots such as Donald Trump (California 2012) , Dalai Lama (Melbourne-2009), Andrea Bocelli (2010). He has also been on an ‘Around the world’ photo assignment in 6 weeks (6 assignments/6 cities/6 continents 6 weeks/6 lenses/60,000km travel distance), and a challenging photo assignment in 2012 for a Swedish explorer, starting from the Antarctica (the South Pole), and 100 days later, arrived at the Arctic Circle (North Pole), shooting the midnight sun.
He has many accolades up his sleeves he was awarded the PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR by WPPM and judges many photography competitions, namely, the Canon Photo Marathon Asia, Treasures of the Rainforest, Swiss luxury watch – Jaeger-LeCoultre. A believer in promoting the idea of “no dream is too big” through his photos, humble background and talks, Zung encourages youngster to “believe,work and achieve their dreams “. He speaks not just on his passion but demonstrates his charitable side too with visits to schools in Zambia, Africa to contribute to improve school conditions, went on a World Vision trip in north Thailand, sponsored ‘Beauty and Hope” photo shoot for Burmese refugees, and lastly by donating RM 15,000 proceeds from the sale of the photo “Jumping Maasai” to Hospis Malaysia.