A couple pose for wedding photos by Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP A couple pose for wedding photos by Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP
A couple pose for wedding photos by Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Wedding photos in Hong Kong are a marriage of Western and Chinese traditions

  • Until rising prosperity in the post-war years, many Hong Kong couples could not afford to mark their union with a photographic record
  • In the decades since, an entire industry has emerged around pre-wedding photos

A couple pose for wedding photos by Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP A couple pose for wedding photos by Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP
A couple pose for wedding photos by Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP
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