Photographer

Fukushima Anniversary Exhibition

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012, 12:00am

'A family man who gives to charity'

A Hong Kong photographer who worked for Kim Dotcom, the millionaire accused of major copyright crimes by the FBI, has described the founder of Megaupload as a devoted family man who simply wanted to keep a low profile.

Fashion photographer Olaf Mueller, 31, first met the German-born Dotcom in 2007 after an odd e-mail landed in his inbox.

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Memory and Fiction

Retrospective exhibition of selected works from the 1980s (including Two Heads, Lai Yuen Amusement Park, Hong Kong, left) by photographer Wong Wo-bik. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Blindspot Gallery, 24-26A Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2517 6238. Ends Sat

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Photographer lets urban images do the talking

Shen Xiaoming, a 37-year-old Shenzhen-based freelance photographer also known as Bai Xiaoci, has been recording the urbanisation process across the mainland for four years through his camera lens, focusing on people's lives, homes and streets. In one of his latest projects, he zoomed in on government buildings. His photos have sparked online accusations of government corruption and waste.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Dominic Nahr, photographer

What I'm watching: old West Wing episodes as they're highly addictive and work well when I'm in the field waiting for a flight or a ride to location. Plus any action or romantic movies - don't ask why.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

PICTURE perfect

Make-up may only be skin deep, but there's a lot of work that goes into a beauty shoot - whether it's choosing hairstyles, perfecting poses or matching eye shadow and lipstick colours.

27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Focusing on the big day

One of life's most important events is getting married. To remember the big day for years to come, photographers KC Chan and Philip Tsang share some tips on how to choose a cameraman.

Chan (www.chankichun.com) recommends looking for a photographer about six to nine months in advance.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Summer Colours competition

The Summer Colours competition is on, but don't forget we're accepting new entries every week.

Summer is the perfect time to try new things and practise your creative skills. Choose your tool: camera, scissors, brushes, pencils, and so on and show us how you see life in colours. The sooner you send your entry, the more chance you have to get it published.

18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Blocks

Blocks The Upper Station, Sheung Wan Ends July 30

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Through a Burmese Window

Tao Evolution May 2-Jul 2

Since her first visit in 2000, Monica Denevan has returned to Myanmar 13 times. The American photographer says she is always struck by how visually different it is from other places she has visited, enabling her to see the country with 'fresh eyes'.

28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder as Pat Fok shares her 'enchanting lights'

Some might call it spooky but Pat Fok Lai-ping believes her photography, which captures curious lights and shadows invisible to the human eye, is 'an invitation to beauty'.

24 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Edward Burtynsky

The Canadian photographer's large-scale images of industrial landscapes in various parts of the world (including Bao Steel, above). Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 57-59 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2581 9678. Ends Oct 23

18 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

HOW IT UNFOLDED

10.30am HK tour guide calls Hong Kong office of Hong Thai Travel saying his bus has been hijacked

11am A Filipino tour guide and an elderly woman are released. Two Filipino photographers go on board in exchange

12.05pm Three children and a woman are set free

1.05pm Lunch boxes are delivered to the hijacked bus

24 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Snapshots of Hong Kong from back in the days when photography was hard work

A set of 100 photographs taken in the 19th century will go on display at the Central Police Station Compound in November to open the month-long Hong Kong Photo Festival.

'It's a perfect match because the venue itself was built in 1864,' organiser Leong Ka-tai said.

13 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

A photographer, but not a flasher

Married businessman Szeto Wing-fat did not think anyone was watching when he stripped naked in his car and photographed his genitals adorned with a hairband and plastic clips. But a neighbour could, and Szeto, 50, ended up in Kwun Tong Court charged with indecency. He pleaded guilty. Sentencing was adjourned. 'I am not a flasher,' he told the court.

31 Jul 2010 - 12:00am