#PhotogFeature: Slices of life from around the world

What one person might see as mundane, another might see as extraordinary. Experience life through these talented photographers’ eyes.

#PhotogFeature will appear on Cold Tea Collective every other Friday, putting a focus on Asian photographers from around the world who inspire us. As fellow Asian creatives, we want to showcase our favourite photographers, artists, cinematographers, and those in the creative space.

We return to portraits, as there’s no such thing as too many pictures of people, especially given the styles of the featured photographers.

Sophie Cheung – @sophiecheungvisuals

Sophie Cheung is a photographer originally from Hong Kong, but now based in New York and Los Angeles. Trained in architecture, she also employs her training from New York’s School of Visual Arts to create dreamlike fine art portraits.

Cheung has also created a short film titled “The Dragon Dream” — which explores the academic pressures placed upon Asian youth.

Photo credit – @sophiecheungvisuals
Photo credit – @sophiecheungvisuals
Photo credit – @sophiecheungvisuals

Sharmaine Siu – @sharmainesiu

Another Hong Kong born photographer, Sharmaine is now based in London.

She draws inspiration from the cultural differences of London and Hong Kong in the creation of her portraits. Combining different lighting situations with careful curation of shoot locations, each portrait seems both different but familiar.

See more of her work at her website.

Photo credit – @sharmainesiu
Photo credit – @sharmainesiu
Photo credit – @sharmainesiu

Albert Law – @_albertlaw

Albert Law is a Vancouver-based lifestyle photographer who has dedicated himself to capturing life, people and moments.

His work combines encompasses a variety of genres, but his portrait photography work is of particular note. Carefully composing his images to include a variety of environments and lighting, the degree of thought behind each photograph is immense.

We also collaborated with him on an interview with Victoria Park, and his constant professionalism is second to none.

Photo credit – @_albertlaw
Photo credit – @_albertlaw
Photo credit – @_albertlaw

If you know a creative photographer who you feel we should feature, please reach out to us by emailing info@coldteacollective.com

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