Arts, Lifestyle & Events • Community & Education • HKFP Lens HKFP Lens: Inspired by cinematic greats, Rae Lam captures Hong Kong’s bright lights in flux 23 September 2018 16:00 HKFP Lens2 min read DonateRae Lam is a Hong Kong-based photographer whose work is inspired by neon-noir cinematography. Photo: Rae Lam. Her photography focuses on urbanism. Photo: Rae Lam. Her photographs play with darkness and light by juxtaposing the light reflecting off tall buildings with the shadows created on the ground below. Photo: Rae Lam. “I intend to convey emotion through my work by using a specific colour palette, or making good use of lights and shadows,” Lam told HKFP. Photo: Rae Lam. “I hope my audience can feel many things deeply by viewing my work,” she said. “My biggest motivation is when my photographs evoke resonance among viewers.” Photo: Rae Lam. Photo: Rae Lam. “I am heavily influenced by Wong Kar-wai’s movies and Christopher Doyle’s cinematography,” she added. Photo: Rae Lam. Renowned Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai’s films are known for their bold and bright colour palette. Photo: Rae Lam. Christopher Doyle is a celebrated cinematographer, known for his work on Wong Kar-wai films such as “Chungking Express” and “In the Mood for Love.” Photo: Rae Lam. Doyle is also celebrated for his experimental cinematic style and use of saturated light. Photo: Rae Lam. Photo: Rae Lam. Follow Lam on Instagram and Twitter.