In pictures: Hong Kong photographer Vincent Yu zooms in on ‘Nine Lives’

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 15 February, 2017, 10:23pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 16 February, 2017, 1:29pm

Vincent Yu is one of the most acclaimed Hong Kong-born photojournalists, with a news and documentary photography career spanning three decades.

During his career Yu has covered some of the most important and historic news events across the Asia-Pacific region. Yu is known for capturing personality in his photographs, which are often taken during extraordinary times in the subjects lives.

Yu’s exhibition Nine Lives – which opens at Hong Kong’s Fringe Club on Friday – showcases images from nine key assignments Yu undertook for Associated Press.

The images also make up the book Hong Kong/China photographers nine.

It is the ninth part of a photo book series published by Hong Kong-based Asia One Books that feature works from the city’s most esteemed photographers across different genres.