My name is Johnny, C.Y. is the initial of my Chinese name - 仲賢 (Chung Yin).
I am primarily an on-location photographer, focusing on portraiture, interior, travel and documentary photography.
Photographing people and travelling are my life’s passion. I have always had a strong sense of curiosity about the world and enjoy telling stories with my images through making real connections with the people I meet and photograph.
I grew up in Hong Kong and moved to Canada with my family at age 16. Although I studied commercial illustration, it is in photography where I find my voice as an artist. My home base is near Kingston, Ontario but I am happy to travel for editorial, advertising and private commissions worldwide. I hold both Canadian and Hong Kong citizenships and speak fluent English, Cantonese and Madarin.
Some of my favourite things are airports, bonsai and dim sum. When I am not away taking photos, I enjoy cycling, fishing, cooking or reading photo books at home.
Best way to get in touch with me is via email.
Phone : +1 416 893 3974
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The Grange Winery / Yorkshire Farms / CBMI / CIDA / Ontario Trillium Foundation /
Canadian Food Grain Bank / The Cambridge Group Of Clubs / Flame + Smith Bar and restaurant /
Canadian Museum Of Immigration at Pier 21
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