New Photo Book Release - Now and Then

攝影新書 - 今日昔日

Photo Book Description

A historic building is a legend of one’s own time. A trace of it is left and gets exposed on an instant photo. Each frame is a monument to be discovered and preserved. A photo in hand is a ticket to ride on a time machine. Travelling between different points along the timeline, we re-witness moments in history. When the past and present are juxtaposed, humans cannot help but respond with contemplations and a sense of nostalgia.

Now and Then is a personal documentary on occidental colonial-style buildings in Hong Kong. Each place, may it be a barracks, a court house or a church, exudes its own lasting charm. What if we slow down and listen to the stories of these timeless aesthetics.




Photo Book Exhibition

2019 Sep & Oct - 2019 LACP Photo Book Exhibition (Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP), Hollywood, US)

2019 Sep - Exposure Weekend 2019 (Marina Del Rey, CA, US)

2019 Sep - Photobook show in NIDA International Photography Symposium (Amber Gallery-Museum, Lithuania)

2019 Jul - Arles book - The Rencontres d’Arles Book awards (Arles, France)

2019 Apr - Wonder Foto Day (Song Shan Cultural Park, Taipei, Taiwan)

2019 Apr - WFD X Pon Ding Book Fair (Pon Ding BookShop, Taipei, Taiwan)

2019 Mar - Hong Kong Photo-Book Fair (Hong Kong Art Centre)

Book Award

Tokyo International Foto Awards

2019 Book / Fine Art - Silver

Budapest International Foto Awards (bifa)

2019 Book / Fine Art Now and Then - Bronze

International Photography Award (IPA)

2019 - Book, self published - Honorable Mention

Book Review

A Photo Editor by Rob HaggartA  (English)

Book Collection

Gabriela Cendoya Bergareche Collection of PhotoBooks (Spain)

Rencontres d’Arles library (France)

Tate Library - Tate Museum (UK)

Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) library (LA, US)

Reminders Photography Stronghold (Japan)

DECK’s Library (Singapore)

Lightbox (Taiwan)








Hong Kong

Mint Camera



Hotel Stage


Moom bookshop


目圍書店 Obrital Books



亞典書店 Artland


Officine Fotografiche

Book information

Title: Now and Then

Authors / Photographer / Editors / Design: Chris Wong

Publisher / Publishing house: Self publishing

Release date /Publication date: April, 2019

Publication place: Hong Kong

Size: 21cm X 25.5cm

Language: Chinese and English

ISBN: 978-988-79603-0-0

Printing: Hong Kong

Edition: 400 copies

Number of pages: 56 pages

Number of images: 51 images

Format, binding: Hardcover case Bound book

Printing: Colour

Type of printing: offset

Using Format