Woody Lau

  • Posted by Taya Iv on November 23, 2022 at 9:12 am
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    This week, I’d like to focus on an amazing photographer whose work I’ve been admiring for quite some time. Thank you to @douglas-graves for creating this sub-forum and for starting conversations about admirable photographers. 🙂

    Woody Lau is a Chinese portrait photographer who takes stunningly optimistic photographs of people. His outdoor portraits are airy and bright, almost to a surreal extent. I enjoy looking at his work because it brings a smile to my face and usually inspires me to spend more time outdoors. There’s something magical about his style and the way that he approaches natural light.

    Click on the gallery below to check out some of his photographs. I hope you enjoy looking at his work! 🤗

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  • Douglas Graves

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    Oh yeah, these are wonderful!

    They’re bright & airy, happy & upbeat portraits. I enjoy his use of ambient light so much. He has quite a unique visual style & feel. They give me a happy feeling.

    I appreciate being introduced to his work & I’m definitely going to enjoy more of it. Thank you!

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    • Taya Iv

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      @douglas-graves Thank you for the feedback! I’m definitely drawn to photographs that have a very happy atmosphere. I look forward to seeing more of your favourite photographers in the future!

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    They’re all great but this 1 in particular is phenomenal to me. Love the magical natural life in front of her whole figure, diffuse & filtering her into a hazy impressionist image. Wonderous, dreamy, lovely, & beautiful!

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    • Taya Iv

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      @douglas-graves Definitely! You described the scene beautifully. That is also one of my favourite photographs. 🙂 Honestly, golden hour portraits have a certain magical feeling to them that is almost impossible to create in other lighting conditions.

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      • Douglas Graves

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        My friend in Spain, Jose Romero, is a tremendous art connoisseur, a fine poet, & an eloquent writer in general; well, today he found these wonderful pictures by Woody Lau after I showed him the ones you shared on here. These are also delightful & wondrous.

    • Douglas Graves

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      *’light’

      but life works, too🙂