Award-winning photographer Yang is an exhibited and published artist in North America and Asia. His work is frequently featured on the front page of international media – CNN; CrowdSpark (formerly Newzulu, Citizenside) and Demotix; San Francisco Chronicle; Hong Kong Free Press; Hong Kong 01; Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly; Ming Pao; Apple Daily; TVB…
Yang’s work is licensed by Lonely Planet and Dragonair’s in-flight magazine Silkroad. Yang has had over 10 solo exhibitions in San Francisco, Washington DC, Beijing and Hong Kong. He has also won the Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize in 2015.
Stanton Sharpe is a documentary photographer and writer based in Southeast & East Asia. He works primarily on stories in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Vietnam with a focus on conflict journalism and stories of displaced people. He is currently based in Hong Kong where he is covering the protests and Hong Kong politics. You can see more of his work, including live coverage of the protests on his Instagram @statnonsharpe.
Born in Algeria (1988), Walid Berrazeg is a freelance documentary photographer and photojournalist.
While working in IT, Walid launched into street photography, which led him to cover the Parisian protests of recent years.
Today, he focuses his work on the East Asia region, centered on social and political movements in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
There are also two long-term projects underway: a first around the “Revolution of the Smile” in Algeria, as well as a second entitled “Suburbia”, dealing with the sensitive suburbs of the United States where it highlights the “re-appropriation” of the street by the locals.
Matthew Hatcher is a freelance photojournalist living in Columbus, Ohio. After the newspaper I worked at as a staff photographer laid off its photo department in 2017, I began freelancing in the Midwest. My first breakthrough as a freelancer was covering the violence of the Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Since Charlottesville I have covered the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The War in Ukraine, Prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong, and the Opioid Crisis in America. The aim of my work is to show the struggles that people caught in the middle of difficult situations face on a daily basis.
Aaron Guy Leroux
Aaron Guy Leroux is an independent photojournalist & documentary photographer. He has spent the past six years covering protests movements, the refugee crisis, and other political and cultural issues. His work, at its core, is concerned with the manifestations of power, and its effects on our world.
Aaron’s work has appeared in The Economist, CNN, The New Statesman, Huffington Post, Metro UK, Law Gazette, The News Lens HK, The Diplomat and, Counterpoints.
Marissa Reyes Beckmann
Graphic Designer and Photographer from México, based in Hong Kong since 2011. Very passionate about portraying authentic human emotions and connections, street life, culture and social issues through emotionally anchored Photography and writing.
Oliver Haynes is an Australian journalist currently based in Manila, Philippines. Originally from Albury, New South Wales, Oliver earned a Bachelor of Communications (Politics and Economies) with distinction from RMIT University in 2013. Following a five year stint working in communications and international development in the Philippines, Singapore and Australia, Oliver shifted his focus solely to visual storytelling in early 2019. To date, his work has been published with Rappler, The Telegraph, TIME and CNBC, among other international publications and news networks. His areas of interest include Asian politics, human trafficking, civil rights, and the street photography genre.
Simon is a freelance photographer currently residing in Asia and covering global protests such as Hong Kong and Climate Change. Simon originally started in photography covering WRC in Australia.
Never content to do one thing at a time, photographer Keith Tsuji is a true multi-talented artist. Keith’s passion for graphic design and illustration have, in recent years, evolved to embrace the art of photography. His work journals the places he has lived, including: Taiwan, his birthplace; Hong Kong, where he received his design diploma; Los Angeles, where he spent most of his time and earned his bachelor’s degree.
Keith is now splitting his time between Tokyo and Hong Kong and continuing as a contract photographer for Getty Images. He also provides lifestyle, family and animal photography services.
Ben Marans is a Canadian freelance photographer based in Hong Kong. His passion lies in telling stories about social change, documenting and sharing the work of those that are putting people and the planet first. Ben has been shooting the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong since the beginning, focusing less on the frontline protesters and police and more on the diverse community members supporting the movement as well as the lasting impacts on their neighbourhoods. When not behind the lens, Ben leads programs in the non-profit sector, including his role as Chief Experience Officer for Photographers Without Borders.
Canadian designer and photographer, Adam’s first assignment is the Hong Kong Anti-Extradition protests.
Angus Mordant is a freelance photojournalist based in New York City.
Mordant was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, but moved to New York in 2013 to study at the International Center of Photography. After graduating in 2014, he spent a year interning for Mary-Ellen Mark.
Angus’ work has appeared in a wide range of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Sydney Morning Herald, The New York Daily News, and The Washington Post.
Alex Wan is a Hong Kong based photographer and videographer. Graduated in the United States with an Art and Film Degree. Passionate in photography and videography varying from street, landscape, portrait, and travel. In every shoot, he forgets about the hustle and focuses on capturing the real moment.
Aidan Marzo (b. 1996) is an award-winning photojournalist born, raised and based in Hong Kong. At university in the States, he experimented with various kinds of photography, including fashion, portraiture and sports photography. In the Fall of 2018, he created Night Job, a photographic journey into the lives of people working the night shift in Washington DC.
Upon graduating cum laude in 2019, Aidan returned to Hong Kong to cover the anti-extradition bill protests. His images have been published in various international news platforms such as The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, CNBC and CNN.
Adryel Talamantes is a photojournalist from California, based in Bangkok, Thailand since 2015. His photography has been published by outlets including WSJ, USA TODAY, Le Monde, Nikkei Asian Review, VICE, The Diplomat, Speigel Online, and Bild among others. The focus of his work centers on news, travel, and human interest topics. He has covered a variety of stories including the aftermath of the conflict with ISIS in Iraq, persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar, and a wide range of stories in South East Asia. He spent 10 weeks in Hong Kong covering the protest movement from August to October 2019.