Yin Chao’s minimalist photography combined with Zhao Wei’s equally bold features is always a match made in heaven. The only project I know she’s attached to is an adaptation of the black list script I am Ryan Reynolds, but starring Chen Xiao and Yang Zishan as essential sci-fi fanfic versions of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively.Continue reading
Singer Jikejunyi dons antique Yi jewelry and costumes back home in the Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Liangshan for this photoshoot by Yin Chao.Continue reading
Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Duan Yihong, and Xiahou Yunshan enact a game of cat and mouse in this promotional photoshoot for their upcoming film The Hunting 猎狐计划, an economics crime thriller based on the same true operation as Wang Kai’s drama of the same name.Continue reading
Photographer Yin Chao captures the beauty of Chinese embroidery with the help of Fan Chengcheng, Zhang Tian’ai, Song Zu’er, Xu Weizhou, Jane Zhang, Song Zu’er, Jin Dachuan, and Jikejunyi in this photoshoot.Continue reading
Carina Lau enters a Kunqu dreamland in this photoshot by Yin Chao. Continue reading
Posters, stills, photoshoots, and random photos that caught my eye this week.
Photographer Yin Chao used wet plate processing and large format cameras to recreate vintage Qing-dynasty looks for currently streaming series Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace. (FYI The camera was invented after Qianlong’s death, but there are definitely photos of later Qing dynasty harems) . Watch the series starring Zhou Xun and Wallace Huo on Youtube here. Continue reading
Actresses Ni Ni, Hai Qing, Yang ZIshan, Mei Ting, and model Bonnie Chen brings us to their childhoods in Nanjing in this series of photos by Nanjing-born photographer Yin Chao.