" If you let the traces of the changing times quietly slip away from your lens, you are not a qualified documentary photographer "
Chengbin Zhang is a professional photographer. He lives in Shanghai, China. He started shooting in 2002, carrying a camera during the day, and immersing himself in the surreal world of creativity at night. He has many work in landscapes and people portraits, and he is particularly skilled at street photography, capturing the authentic moments of peoples' lives. Focusing on human rights and freedom, he shoots people who struggle with poverty, and his work often evokes compassion, understanding and reflection. To communicate with the audience in a powerful way, he often puts together series of photos to tell stories. These photos, may look ordinary on their own, convey compelling messages when being grouped together. His work was exhibited for many times both in the U.S. and China.