Lau Koon-tan, a documentary photographer in his 80s, spent a year compiling his works from the 1960s to the 1970s under the theme “Old Hong Kong – The Way We Were.” A photo album of the images was recently published by Eastpro Gallery.
“When we look at an ordinary scene in our daily lives, the camera can often leave an extraordinary memory of the same scene,” said Lau.
An exhibition of his photos that captured street scenes in old Hong Kong will be held at the landmark 1881 Heritage gallery from Oct. 8, 2022 to Feb. 17, 2023.
Documentary photographer Lau Koon-tan went to fire scenes to take pictures of the rescue events. (Courtesy of Eastpro Gallery)
Mr. Lau Koon-tan was born in Sham Shui Po in the 1940s. He studied photography with the late master photographer Deng Suet-fung at a young age, and later maintained both friendships and teacher-student relationships with many other famous photographers….
Source: The Epoch Times