My identify is Liam Wong, and I work within the video video games trade as Graphic Design Director at Ubisoft, the place I direct the ‘feel and appear’ / visible id for video games. Initially from Scotland, two and a half years into my profession I moved to Canada. Since then I’ve been fortunate sufficient to journey the world by work and within the final 12 months I began to get into pictures as a option to seize these moments, creating my Instagram account as a photograph diary.
I first visited Tokyo through the press tour for the sport Far Cry four and I instantly fell in love with the town. Forward of my second journey, I bought my first DSLR and took these photos. Scrolling by my Instagram feed, you’ll discover a really distinctive change of course. I captured varied elements of Tokyo, hardly ever venturing removed from vacationer spots.
Then one night time it rained and the town got here to life. I acquired misplaced in the fantastic thing about Tokyo at night time. I used to be fascinated by how the town lit up and I simply saved taking image after image. It was like being inside Gaspar Noé’s movie, ‘Enter The Void’, or residing within the cyberpunk world that Syd Mead had created in Ridley Scott’s ‘Blade Runner’. After posting the images on-line, my following on Instagram elevated in a single day and since then I’ve been in several cities taking photographs at night time. I want I might say I’ve intensive methods or that there’s a deeper that means or that I waited hours for the right shot, however I simply walked round at night time taking photos of the town. Capturing what was in entrance of me and sharing it with my followers.
In the event you ever have the chance to go to Japan, you completely should go, it’s lovely.