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CHI LAM

Chi Lam is an award winning and internationally acclaimed photographer and image artist. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in major solo and group shows. He born in Hong Kong and currently living in Leicester. Chi leant his photographic technique from De Montfort University and Leicester College. In his work he mainly engages in portraits and creative photography.

“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”

Chi Lam is a Leicester wedding photographer who loves to capture bold, fresh, exciting moments and timeless portraits for the wedding couples since year 2010. His creative style and passion in wedding photography have captured lots of invaluable memories for wedding couples across Britain and other countries. With very strong sense of composition, unique lighting skills, innovation ideas and capture of expressions at the right timing, his photography always gives visual and emotional impact to the viewers.

Chi Lam’s passion in portrait photography came from his interest in connection with beauty, expression and environment. He enjoy finding photographs that capture the unique personality of people, especially photograph people in natural environment to preserve the temperament and style of the subject. Furthermore, Chi have strong interest on portraits that capture mood through extraordinary lighting and composition.

Chi is passionate about food and drinks. He knew how to express the beauty of tasty food. His objective in food photography is to produce the best images, as well as the images can stand out among others. With his expertise in photography, professional equipment and lighting skills, he can capture the essence of your menu and give your delicious dishes an opportunity to shine.

With professional skill and equipment, Chi can make your products shinning in pictures and highlight the magnificence of their craftsmanship through his lens. Chi will pay close attention to lighting, colour management, and the fine details of each photo to ensure that you receive final images which seamlessly capture your product and express your brand image.

Chi Lam has experience with all sorts of corporate and personal events in party and event photography coverage. His style of event photography is very natural and journalistic, with unique angle and composition. That is how he feel event photography should be, instead of having posed or staged shots. He will just let the event flow by itself and photograph the important event highlights as it unfolds.

Biography and Awards

<> 2015: Finalist in Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards.

<> 2015: Leicester and East Midlands Open 26 LCB Depot prizewinners.

<> 2015: Leicester and East Midlands Open 26 Two Queens prizewinners.

<> 2014: Honorable Mention in ND-Award 2014.

<> 2014: Finalist in tzipac’s Wedding & Portrait Exposée Competition.

<> 2014: Runner-up in Creative Quarterly 38: Photography.

<> 2014: Honourable Mention in Moscow International Foto Awards.

<> 2014: Finalist in Photographer’s Forum Magazine 34th Annual Spring Photography Contest.

<> 2016: Lightbox, LCB depot, Leicester, U.K.

<> 2015-2016: Courtyard Room, LCB depot, Leicester, U.K.

<> 2015: Nottingham Castle Open Exhibition 2015, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, U.K. (Group)

<> 2015: Leicester and East Midlands Open Art Exhibition 2015, Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, U.K. (Group)

<> 2014: Stories, Werk Academy, Budapest (Group)

<> 2014: A New Perspective, Leicester People Photographic Gallery, Leicester, U.K. (Group)

<> 1998 – Charles Keene College (Leicester College), BTEC National Diploma in Computer Studies.

<> 2001 – De Montfort University, Higher National Certificate in Computing.

<> 2014 – De Montfort University, Foundation Degree in Photography and Video with Distinction.

<> 2015 – De Montfort University, First Class BA (Hons) professional Studies (Photography).

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