Name: Carmen Chan
Studio Name: Lightseed Studio (http://www.lightseedstudio.com)
Country: Hong Kong
Specialty: Fashion, Portraiture
Brief Bio: Carmen Chan was born in Las Vegas and grew up in Hong Kong and Northern California.
She attended the University of California, San Diego and worked for 3 years in TV and film production in Hollywood, until a slight curiosity about photography led to the discovery of a passion. Within months, she was off to a running start; working as a photographic assistant to prominent international fashion photographers including Hedi Slimane, Colette de Barros, and Melissa Rodwell.
She has since photographed a number of talented and beautiful people including Alexander Wang, Isabel Marant, Diane von Furstenberg, Olivier Rousteing, Milo Ventimiglia, Harry Shum Jr., Esthero, Melanie Fiona, MC Jin, Daniel Wu, VanNess Wu, and Wyman Wong.
Her personal project, How I Met Your Style, a series of intimate portraits, has been featured on Vogue Paris and mentioned as one of Teen Vogue Editor, Naomi Nevitt’s favorite sites.
She sees beauty in the every day and the in-between moments. Her photos embody her love of meeting people and helping them tell their stories.
Carmen is currently based in Hong Kong.
Phottix Gear Used: Mitros TTL, Strato, Easy-up 80cm Octa Umbrella Softbox, 84cm White Diffuser Umbrella, Varos II Multi-function Flash Shoe Umbrella Holder, P200 5 Section Compact Light Stand
Carmen says: Phottix is pretty much my one-stop shop for all strobist/portable flash related equipment. The advanced technology to remotely and efficiently control the flash power is incomparable to anything else available. There is a large selection of innovative and high-quality yet affordable light modifiers, perfect for most of my location shoots that require me to travel with gear that is highly portable and compact.
Name: Raymond Kam (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Studio Name: Lumengenie Studio
Country: Hong Kong China
Specialty: Fashion & Portraiture
Based in Hong Kong
Winner of WPPI 2011 competition Advertising/Fashion Category, Raymond is an up & coming photographer in Hong Kong with a keen eye and creative mind. A regular photography teacher at UNIART, his students described his classes as pragmatic and inspirational.
Passion for photography from young and evolve into profession, Raymond Kam photographing varieties in portraiture, fashion, events, magazines editorials and print ads. He has been official photographer for HONG KONG FILM AWARDS, many concerts, talk shows… etc. Among his clients, it also includes artists, actors, singers, musicians and celebrities in Asia. He loves to share his photography experience with people, he is the photography tutor of “Professional Diploma in Digital Portrait Photography” since 2007, Tutor of RTHK Solar Project 2012, Speaker/tutor for Creative Asia 2012, and many other workshops in different photography topics.
Phottix Gear Used:
Phottix Strato II
Numerous other Phottix accessories
Raymond says: (Phottix offers) Innovative designs, Durable and reliable, wide range of excellent products for DSLR cameras. Extremely easy to use and handle in daily professional photography jobs.
Studio name : Peterpenn Photographer
Country: China,Hong Kong
Specialty: Advertising, Jewerllery, Travel
Name: Felix So (email@example.com)
Studio Name: AVOS Communications
Country: Hong Kong
Specialty: Still, Fashion, Portraiture
Felix So, an eminent professional photographer in Hong Kong, has been working for the photography industry for over 20 years. Being a widely-recognized expert in the industry, he was elected the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Professional Photographers (2006-2008). His expertise has earned recognition from all corners and his works are well received, with the facts that he is one of the most frequently appointed photographers for the 4As, fabulous brands, and international corporations.
He was the Lecturer on Photography for the Hong Kong Chingying Institute of Visual Arts and the Hong Kong Productivity Council, and a Visiting Lecturer for professional photography courses at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the City University of Hong Kong, and the Macau Polytechnic Institute. Moreover, he has been invited to a number of regions, including Hong Kong, Macau, the Mainland, Singapore, and Malaysia, for innumerable times to speak on various topics about photography. Currently, Felix is the Digital Photography Course Director of UNIART School of Design..
Phottix Gear Used:
Felix says: Professional and amateur photographers alike will be amazed by Phottix products, which are reliable, user-friendly, and of surprisingly good quality! Whether you are handling an assignment or simply shooting for leisure, they will never disappoint you.