Mr Lim's interest in photography began in the 80s. Since then, he has developed a strong interest in landscape and travel photography.
Mr Lim also served voluntarily in The Photographic Society of Singapore in various capacities over the last ten over years. He has also been involved in community services in Singapore for more than two decades. In view of his contribution, he was conferred the Public Service Medal - Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM) Award by the President of Singapore in year 2002.