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DERRY AINSWORTH

I'm a 29 year old photographer from Bournemouth in the south of the UK. I graduated with a degree in Architecture from the University of Portsmouth in 2012. In 2014, I booked a one-way flight to Asia in the search of turning my life upside down.

 

In my travels I visited big cities in Asia to get inspired by the architecture, culture and new scenery. Something that I'd never seen back home. When I arrived in Hong Kong I came with a camera and not much else. After living in a youth hostel for 111 days, and after 98 job applications, I eventually got a job in architecture. In my time staying in that hostel, I had very little money and a lot of spare time - so I used it to teach myself photography. I went out almost everyday exploring Hong Kong and learning how to use my camera. The city itself kept me constantly inspired.

I went on to work in architecture for two years here in Hong Kong. In that time my eye for angles and perspectives developed and I always seemed to be drawn to the city around me. As I started to get some positive reactions from my photos, I started to get paid photography bookings. I kept pursuing the small amount of work I was getting and eventually, I quit architecture. I decided that my true passion lied with photography and went on to pursue it full time.

In order to survive in one of the world's most expensive cities with only a camera, I taught myself how to shoot almost every field of photography - just so I could keep a roof over my head and put food on my plate. I learnt everything from cityscapes to portraits, food to interiors, drone work to videography. When somebody asked if I could do something - the answer was always 'yes.'

 

I've now been a photographer based in Hong Kong for over 4 years and have been fortunate enough to work on a huge variety of events and projects with brands from all across the world. I have now shot over 1000 events in Hong Kong and overseas. I combine a variety of experiences and skills to put together my photography style, whether its cityscapes, aerial work, fashion, video, products, food, portraits, landscapes, architecture, corporate, nightclubs, art, sports or festivals, I’ll bring in a whole range of experiences and a whole bunch of passion when I take on any project.

All in all, I hope my work shows you new perspectives of Hong Kong that maybe you've never seen before. Whether its the city or the events happening within it - I hope my photos inspire you to take get out there and take a second look at the things around you .

 

 

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 EXHIBITIONS

2016
STOCKTON PRESENTS DERRY AINSWORTH

FLIGHT CENTRE EXHIBITION

2017

URBAN AIR
BRITISH CONSULATE: QUEENS BIRTHDAY

BAMBOO SCENES LAUNCH

2018
CASINO CITY

BAMBOO SCENES BITE UNITE

CHILDREN OF MEKHONG

BAMBOO SCENES BLOCK PARTY
2019

BAMBOO SCENES X HOME KONG

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TV - FANTASTIC TV - DERRY AINSWORTH - WE ARE HONGKONGERS
HONG KONG 2018

NEWS - APPLE DAILY - DERRY AINSWORTH - MY STORY
HONG KONG 2018

RADIO - RTHK RADIO 3 - DERRY AINSWORTH 
HONG KONG 2018

 

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INSTAGRAM

MIXMAG

MIXMAG

PRECIOUS MAGAZINE

PRECIOUS MAGAZINE

APPLE DAILY

APPLE DAILY

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ELOQUENCE

CHA SIU PAPERS TIMES

CHA SIU PAPERS TIMES

HK TATLER

HK TATLER

CATHAY PACIFIC

CATHAY PACIFIC

WANDERSNAP

WANDERSNAP

HK ECONOMIC JOURNAL

HK ECONOMIC JOURNAL

HKEJ

HKEJ

RTHK INTERVIEW

RTHK INTERVIEW

WE ARE HONGKONGERS TV

WE ARE HONGKONGERS TV

TIMEOUT HK

TIMEOUT HK

SCMP

SCMP

BRITISH CONSULATE

BRITISH CONSULATE

CATHAY PACIFIC

CATHAY PACIFIC

FORBES

FORBES

LIFESTYLE ASIA

LIFESTYLE ASIA

CNN TRAVEL

CNN TRAVEL

Bamboo Scenes

Bamboo Scenes

TIMEOUT HK

TIMEOUT HK

ASIA: LIGHT HOPE & DYNAMISM

ASIA: LIGHT HOPE & DYNAMISM

DRONE BELOW

DRONE BELOW

HYPEBEAST

HYPEBEAST

FACE SLAP MAGAZINE

FACE SLAP MAGAZINE

CATHAY PACIFIC

CATHAY PACIFIC

Fubiz

Fubiz

Coconuts Hong Kong

Coconuts Hong Kong

Casino City

Casino City

Localiiz

Localiiz

Boom Magazine

Boom Magazine

SCMP 48 Hours

SCMP 48 Hours

The Hive Studios

The Hive Studios

SCMP Facebook

SCMP Facebook

Sassy Hong Kong

Sassy Hong Kong

SCMP Website

SCMP Website

She.com

She.com

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