Originally from England, Paul has worked in Hong Kong as a photographer and designer for the last 13 years. During this time, his business projects have involved working with international luxury brands. However, for his personal work he likes to get far from the world of glossy commercialism and produce raw, gritty and true images. He often uses fast 35mm black and white film with mechanical camera gear; the compact size and manual operation of this equipment allows images to be made quickly and instinctively, even under challenging conditions.
Tokyo is one of my favourite cities and I was keen to produce a series of photos exploring what makes it such a special place.
The mixture of different cultural elements and influences in Japan's capital city seems to have