The Kandid | Creative Social Hubs | HKG
 
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Founded on the principles of collaboration, The Kandid owns and manages two social spaces that provide creative services to businesses, especially start-ups and entrepreneurs. We've staged events such as pop-ups, commercial photoshoots, workshops and other social gatherings, right here in the heart of Hong Kong.

We also provide services such as bespoke portraiture, product styling and social media consultancy, through Justin Lim, our founder and principal photographer. In addition to his conventional commercial photography jobs, Justin regularly styles, shoots and creates social media content for international brands. Many household names consult with The Kandid on issues of social media presence and promotion. 

The Kandid Soho, is a small bespoke venue located in Sheung Wan, which can be rented as a space for private parties and workshops. In 2015,  this space was featured by both Home Journal and Lifestyle Asia. In 2016, a full article in Emirates' In-flight Magazine "Open Skies" was dedicated to the space. Brands which have chosen The Kandid Soho as a venue for shoots include LifestyleAsia, Revolution Magazine, Shanghai Tang and MR PORTER.

The Kandid Social is a dedicated blank space for pop-ups, craft workshops and private events. It also serves as a commercial photography studio and a space for staging workshops, tastings and parties.

 
 

PROUDLY INDEPENDENT. STAYING THAT WAY.

 

THE KANDID SOHO

  • Styled in a rustic, salvage wood aesthetic, with industrial accents
  • Seated bar area, display shelving, grey feature walls
  • Perfect for corporate headshots, family portraits, Instagram styling, flatlays, whisky tastings, board game night, workshops
  • Suitable for creatives, weekend entrepreneurs, casual photographers
  • Located 3 minutes from Sheung Wan MTR
  • Capacity: 12 pax

THE KANDID SOCIAL

  • Blank space styled in a minimal, Nordic aesthetic with plantlife, light woods and neon light features
  • Bright bay windows with high visibility at main junction in Happy Valley
  • Photo backdrops, Profoto strobes for professional in-house photography services, wide array of props, reflectors and more
  • Located 1 minute from Happy Valley Tram Terminus (5 mins from CWB)
  • Capacity: 15 pax
 

 
 
 
 
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Our Services


 

VEnue HIre

The Kandid manages two workshop spaces in Hong Kong, which have been hired for parties, talks, tastings and more. All our venue hire packages come with the unique option of a photography package, saving you the hassle of hiring externally.


photography

We provide bespoke corporate photography via Justin Lim Photography. Packages are also available for wedding couples, families and social media users. Both locations use studio equipment by Profoto, Lastolite and Phottix.


PHOTOJAMMING

The Kandid has hosted dozens of #photojamming parties: think a more sophisticated, special version of a photobooth with curated props, drinks, tapas, scrapbooking and more. A hit with the hen parties!

 

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

We have been engaged by several leading names in Asia to manage their Instagram feeds. We are also regularly engaged to produce detailed reports of the visual identity of brands. For a small fee, we can also advise and consult brands on styling of pop-up installations, identifying design elements and other interior fixtures with a view to maximising visual impact.

PHOTOWALKS

We currently operate bespoke tours for amateur and enthusiast photographers who are visiting Hong Kong. Email us for a list of itineraries which include food experiences and more.

 

WORKSHOPS

Workshops are regularly available through the year at our own two venues and various other coworking spaces, covering topics as broad as DSLR photography, Instagram strategy, film photography and more. Follow our FB page for more details. Private workshops are also available.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA STYLING

At the core of The Kandid's work is its devotion to the production of imagery - not just technically proficient images but with the added twist of our props, flatlay surfaces and other stylistic enhancements. Brands from all over the world seek out our expertise with regard to Instagram styling.


SPONSORED CONTENT

Our founder Justin provides services via his own social media profile @hurtingbombz - a critically acclaimed lifestyle photography feed. Including his Flickr and 500px, Justin has over 60k followers on social media.

The Kandid’s Instagram workshop was fun, interactive and informative. It is useful for bloggers, social media and digital marketing professionals and even anyone who wants to gain more exposure for his or her brand or business. Participants are encouraged to identify the areas they do not usually pay attention to and put more effort into strategic posting. It is very unlike any workshop I’ve attended before!
— Cathy, Events Manager, Prive Group
 

 
 
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RECENTLY WE'VE WORKED WITH:

 

SUDIO OF SWEDEN

Bespoke content for IG

COS

Content for IG and pop-up event promo

 
 

Kronenbourg

Instagram campaign

MOET HENNESSY DIAGEO

Pop-up promo shoot


 
 

MR PORTER x UBER

Bespoke content for Art Basel promo

BOTTEGA VENETA x lifestyle asia 

Photoshoot for website feature

 
 

 
 

REVOLUTION MAGAZINE

8 page print feature

WARDOUR & BREWER

Influencer content and styling

 
 
 
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MORE IMAGES OF STUFF WE'VE DONE:

 
 
 
 
 
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CONTACT US

 
 

The Kandid Soho / Kandid Productions Limited
unit 207
222 queen's road central
sheung wan
info@thekandid.com
by appointment only

 

The Kandid Social / Justin Lim Photography
unit 2A
29 sing woo road
happy valley
info@thekandid.com
by appointment only

 
 

 

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