Hong Kong-native Jess Yu has been taking photographs professionally since 2007, having trained in the art during an exchange programme at a university in Shanghai, China. She also graduated from a university in Hong Kong, majoring in Cultural Studies, and finished her Master’s Degree in Communication in 2017.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Yu told HKFP that she is a “post-80s photographer… driven by human connection and curiosity.”
Photo: Jess Yu.
She has also described herself as “one of the few local, devoted female photographers in town.”
Photo: Jess Yu.
Yu has trained as a journalist and has won awards for photography competitions, which she said encouraged her to take up the art seriously.
Photo: Jess Yu.
The photographer added that she enjoys exploring different fields of photography, and has a particular penchant for shooting street scenes and “surreal” aerial shots that reflect the many sides of Hong Kong.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Photo: Jess Yu.
Photo: Jess Yu.
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