Beijing-born and Amsterdam based photographer Qiu Yang has some of the most elite fashion houses vying for a slice of his creativity.
He has already shot seasonal lookbooks for the likes of Christian Dior as well as editorials for Elle, Esquire, AnOther Man and Vogue. It's his recent work with Parisian label Kenzo however where you truly see Yang’s inescapable use of colour and asymmetrical design shine through.
Yang is the type of photographer that can create a collective story through still life. With fashion and accessories, With his bold pairings and imaginative positioning of set and props he is able to create a world that you desperately want to live in.
He has also transitioned his still life photographs into film by collaborating with filmmakers on short films that use his photography for stop-motion animation–a medium that still highlights his bold minimalistic style.
With his keen eye for patterns and design, Yang has created a legacy that we will no doubt see more of in a variety of look books and publications to come. His work's originality making him a highly sought after photographer with an ability to produce stunning photographs with any prop or piece of clothing that you bring his way.
Words/ Lauren Payne