Thien-Ty Ly is a French photographer of Chinese descent. Ly has shared with HKFP his Hong Kong photography series Hongkongers Daily.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
The series is being exhibited at Chez Trente from 24 may to 23 June as part of Hong Kong Contemporary Photography, A Solo Panoramic Film Photography Exhibition.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
Ly said that Hong Kong provides a wealth of subjects to photograph: “I have been documenting Hong Kong city life through street photography for six years. I am passionate about capturing spontaneity. I like to place the human subject at the heart of my photograph and explore the relationship that person has to their everyday environment,” he said.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
Ly added he enjoys shooting with 35mm film cameras. For this exhibition, he used a 35mm black and white Hasselblad Xpan 24mm x 65mm panoramic format to capture the full scope of his street photographs.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
Ly moved to Hong Kong after a four-year stint in China.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
View Ly’s China Live in Alley series here.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
Photo: Thien-Ty Ly.
See Ly’s website for more.

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