I was never really good with words.
So I discovered poetry in pictures. Stories emerge where lines meet and colors merge. Frame by frame, subjects reveal to me pieces of their personal narratives.
Avid lover of Japan’s unique lifestyle, I took my film camera and spent a year capturing the youth culture.
By shooting in analog format, I aspired to connect with my subjects in all of their subtleties. Thus, I learned more with less.
I found focus in the blurry.
Little did I know that this journey would deeply shape my identity as a photographer.
I hope that emotions can transcend through these images to inspire you.
Here are the stories they chose to tell.
March 11, 2019
This editorial done with Yang Shi explores the experience of the sublime in the digital age. Evoking both awe and fear, the immeasurable and chaotic nature of technology brings to our consciousness the finitude of our human condition. As a paradoxical outcome, technology spreads terror into mankind but also lures us to lust for its inexhaustible potential.
Published on @thekunstmagazine
Story, art direction and styling: @time_of_the_sun
Hair and make up: @cynthiachristinamua
Additional edits: @darklyte510
Stylist assistant: @zhang_hzzz