I'm Ru Fang Dong, a visual designer who harnesses the power of diverse artistic elements to craft stunning and impactful experiences. My photography background serves as a vital foundation, fueling my creativity and allowing me to excel in capturing the essence of visual storytelling.
The Internet was my classroom for photography, and I eagerly applied the lessons I learned in every shot I took.
Through photography, I aim to explore diverse creative routes.
For me, affirmations are like magic compliments that fuel my inner photographer. They spark confidence, creativity, and passion for my craft.
Receiving the honor of winning both the Events and Culture categories at the New York Photography Awards for my "Sacred and Fearless" series fills me with immense pride. This recognition is a powerful affirmation of my talent, creativity, and unwavering dedication as a photographer.
As I entered the world of photography, I discovered not just rewards, but a valuable mirror reflecting my current position. While prizes are tempting, the real treasure lies in the journey of artistic growth. Every competition, win or lose, becomes a stepping stone, paving the way for my creative evolution. Through this experience, I also hope to expose Taiwan's captivating landscapes and cultural tapestry to the world.
Follow your photographic heart, shoot what ignites your passion, and let authenticity flow into your images. You'll not only fuel your artistic journey but share something truly inspiring with the world. Because photography, at its core, is a personal adventure, and passion is the key to unlocking your full potential.
I believe photographing the world with both my eyes and my heart allowed me to truly connect with my subjects, fostering a harmonious blend of technical expertise and artistic vision.
Ru Fang Dong is a visual designer who specializes in creating aesthetically pleasing and impactful designs. He has a strong foundation in photography due to his design work, and is passionate about learning and improving his photography skills through research and practice.
Read more about this article from Thierry Lagnel From Switzerland, the 2023 Gold Winner from the New York Photography Awards.