A recent assignment took me to Bangkok, Thailand to create some breathtaking photographs for the new SEEN Restaurant & Bar on the top floor of AVANI+ Riverside.


The restaurant and bar were a challenge to shoot as we only had the sunset/twilight time window to capture the light and atmosphere. Then the floor to ceiling glass in the interior dining area was a nightmare for reflections. We had to use some creative shooting and editing techniques to ensure we highlighted the amazing views. It involved sending the whole bar and restaurant into darkness for a couple of minutes.

Besides the interior and exterior spaces we also shot some of the succulent creations of Executive Chef, Alexandre Castaldi and amazing cocktails by Head Mixologist Mochammad Fadli.

I could not visit this amazing hotel without shooting the Instagram famous infinity pool with some of the best views over Bangkok.

My favorite spot in the hotel? On the 11th floor all the way past the Long Bar is a secluded area overlooking Bangkok and  Chao Phraya River. It is the prefect place to sit down with a good book as the sunlight streams in.

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The perfect place to relax with a good book while basking in the sunshine.

Rising high above the Chao Phraya River, with unrivaled city views, it is the new place to be SEEN.  Designed by M&J London, the rooftop restaurant and lounge can seat up to 185 guests in its indoor and outdoor spaces. The adjoining infinity pool plays host to stylish pool parties.

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Sunrise from the rooftop infinity pool with the best views of Bangkok.

Originating in Sao Paolo, SEEN is the vision of Olivier da Costa, one of Portugal’s most successful chefpreneurs and social scene doyen. Executive Chef Alexandre Castaldi whips up dishes inspired by global cuisine using locally sourced, organic produce.  Award-winning Head Mixologist Mochammad Fadli curates a wide range of cocktails, wines and Champagnes.

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The outdoor seating and bar area at SEEN Restaurant & Bar, Bangkok.

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Indoor dining area of SEEN Restaurant & Bar with amazing views of Bangkok.

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Head Mixologist - Mochammad Fadli

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One of the mouth-watering dishes.


Magnificent views from the AVANI River View Junior Suite.

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With views to match from the bathtub.

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