The PS Studio’s creative director won the prize of WPPI 2014 world top 30 rising star! And as featured in rangefinder magazine, the editor wrote:
From the Cubicle: The Promise of New Wedding and Portrait Talent
by Jason Groupp | November 07, 2014
One of the most exciting emerging artists I encountered was a Chinese photographer named Pooma who I met in Beijing during a conference. While there, I watched several photographers present their work on stage, struggling to understand their message without knowing Chinese. Pooma, however, made me take pause. His beautiful shots in serene locations give his subjects a mysterious and cinematic quality, and he uses light in a way that makes everything feel so soft and warm.
One of the lush, cinematic images Pooma submitted to this year’s 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography competition. Both photos © Pooma
I was so excited to find out he was an emerging photographer that I immediately emailed the RF team to nominate him for the Rising 30 competition. I’m including two of my favorite images of Pooma’s in this column, instead of #mypicrfwppi. (I just couldn’t get it together in time for closing—my bad, forgive me!) Ironically, one of things that makes him different is the distance his imagery brings; there’s an almost complete disconnect, but in a way, that makes you lean in.
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