Currently based in New York, international award winning documentary and travel photographer Jing “Joy” Hu entered the photography field by chance. As a passionate traveler, she has stepped into 27 provinces in China, as well as Mongolia, Qatar, Kenya and the US. While traveling miles, Jing Hu also travels deep in terms of photography skills, expressions and exploring her own style with gradual practices.
At the same time, Jing Hu is also a volunteer who loves bringing out the stories of the marginalised humans with dignity and virgin natural beauty through her images. After winning her first photography award with Flowers after the Rain at college, Jing Hu developed a strong passion for the narrative and responsibility from her heart to convey strength by taking pictures.
In the very beginning, actually, Jing Hu only wanted to record the beautiful sceneries. After experiencing Wenchuan Earthquake, however, she felt the immense power of documentary photography. With devoted effort, Jing Hu later discovered her soaring potentials in documentary photography.
Over just few years, Jing Hu has received over 60 international photography awards across 14 countries, and has her works exhibited in Asia, Australia, America, Africa, Muddle East and Europe.
International Photography Awards (Selection)
2016 Georgia Southern Exhibition Circuit - Celebrating 25 Years (USA)
-- Best of Show Gold Medal, 2 Georgia Circuit Medals, PSA
Second International Photo Salon Start Photo Sofia 2016 (Bulgaria)
-- Gold Medal, NSFA ; 2 Honorary Rewards, FIAP
Shoot the Frame (Australia)
-- Winner, Shoot the Land - June
PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris (Paris, France)
-- Silver Award and 2 Bronze Awards, Professional Category
Moscow International Foto Awards 2016 (Russia)
-- Second Place, Professional Category
DPW Four Country Circuit 2016 (Serbia)
-- Bronze Medal
Genius Reflections Photographic Exhibition (Dubai,UAE)
-- Judges Choice Award
BlankWall Gallery - Portraits Photo Contest (Athens,Greece)
-- Winner for Gallery Exhibition
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