Joseph is a Professional Photographer who is very active in photography. He owns a studio and loves teaching photography. Since 1985, he has been conducting lessons which are taught in the evenings. He joined the Photographic Society of America (PSA) in 1967 until 1972 and re-joined again in 1987 until the present.
He was awarded the FIAP honor of ES.FIAP in 1971. He is the current Director of PSA's Singapore region.
In 1998, he was awarded the Fellowship (FMPA) by the UK-based Master Photographers Association and in 2005 the “Honorary Fellowship” (Hon.FMPA). He earned his APSA in 2002 and his PPSA in 2001. He earned his EPSA in 2018.