AC Photography

"I love photography, freezing a moment and revealing how rich reality truly is." – Adrian Cheah

AC Photography

Adrian Cheah loves to capture the timeless images of life, of Penang and almost anything that is captivating with the trusted eye of his camera. Hundreds of his photographs have appeared in coffee table books, scientific journals, ad campaigns, book covers, websites, brochures, newspapers and magazines.


PIA St. Patrick's 2019 Festival at Straits Quay, Penang 

PIA 2019 St. Patrick’s Festival © Adrian Cheah

St. Partick's Day was celebrated in Penang on Sunday, 10 March 2019 at Straits Quay with a host of activities including the Shamrock 5K Fun Run and electrifying live performances. Here is a pictorial essay of the dynamic festivities organised by Penang Irish Association and photographed by Adrian Cheah.

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PIA St. Patrick’s 2019 Ball at E&O Hotel, Penang 

PIA 2019 St. Patrick’s Ball © Adrian Cheah

Penang Irish Association celebrated St. Partick's Day on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at E&O Hotel with the theme: "A Glimpse into Irish Literature – Celebrating The Nobel  Quartet". Here is a pictorial essay of the vibrant merry-making photographed by Adrian Cheah.

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Celebrating PIA St. Patrick’s Day 2018 Malaysian Style

PIA St. Patrick’s Day 2018 © Adrian Cheah

“Sharing Our Traditions; Céilí agus Ceol” – the theme of the 2018 Penang St. Patrick’s Festival and Gala Ball promised lots of Irish style ‘craic’ with family and friends from around the world.

Flashback to my first experience of a St. Patrick’s Ball abroad, while working in Lusaka, Zambia in the 1980s. Members of the Irish diaspora gathered to celebrate Irish heritage, culture and traditions. It included energetic Irish dancing, haunting violin music, ‘The Green Fields of France’ and other ballads, smooth Black Velvets and a sense of pride in our intrinsic Irish identity. Powerful diaspora memories!

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Launch of Lady Martina – Water Limousine Rides at Straits Quay, Penang

Lady Martina © Adrian Cheah

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PIA St. Patrick's Festival 2017 

11 March 2017  |  Straits Quay, Penang, Malaysia
Photographs by Adrian Cheah  © All rights reserved

PIA St. Patrick's Festival 2017

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PIA St. Patrick's 2017 ball in Penang

Friday, 10 March 2017 | E&O Hotel, Penang, Malaysia
Photographs by Adrian Cheah © All rights reserved

St Patrick's Ball in Penang

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The charming Clove Hall

Clove Hall © Adrian Cheah

Clove Hall is a privately-owned Edwardian Anglo-Malay bungalow set in an oasis of tropical gardens. It is just ten minutes by trishaw from the vibrant living culture of the world heritage enclave of George Town. To venture further, rent a motorcycle or hire a taxi and explore Penang's exotic sights, sounds and taste.

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