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The 10 best Hong Kong Instagram accounts

We’ve got great locations and we’ve got great photographers too. Say hello to Hong Kong’s best Instagrammers
By Douglas Parkes |

As we’re sure you’re already aware, the Time Out Hong Kong Instagram account is pretty awesome and there’s a wealth of local Instagrammers who contribute by tagging @timeouthk. With Hong Kongs beautiful beaches, hiking trails and iconic skyline we live in one of the most photogenic cities on Earth, so there are plenty of opportunities for a good snapshot. Who are the best local Instagram accounts to follow, you ask? Read on to find out...

Best Instagrammers in Hong Kong

Edward Barnieh

Edward Barnieh looks at the everyday life of Hong Kong and beyond, from its busy streets to its serene harbour views.

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Kyle Yu

Kyle Yu’s photographs are all about composition. From the symmetrical alignment of buildings, patterns on roads, ad postings, raindrops on his camera, each image is captured with an eye for detail.

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Jessamine B

Jessamine’s colourful background – a Filipino born and raised in London, now living in Hong Kong – is reflected in her photos, which emit simplicity while telling a compelling story.

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Nuno Assis

An architect based in Macau, Nuno Assis transforms concrete jungles into vibrant landscapes that highlight different sides to the city. 

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Vivien Liu

The founder of Studio Unit, a Hong Kong-based studio focusing on architecture, interior design and photography, Vivien Lu is the perfect person to photograph the urban density and visual architecture of our SAR.

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Harimao Lee

Harimao Lee’s photos mange to be grungy but slick. Boasting an array of images from bird eye views to lesser-known locations, they are often spectacular.

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Daniel Lau

One third of the rooftopping collective Exthetics, Daniel Lau made headlines when he and his daredevil friends climbed up Hong Kong’s fifth-tallest building, The Center. The video of Lau and his friends casually eating bananas on top of the 346m skyscraper has garnered millions of views on YouTube.

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Chee Yip

From Hong Kong to England, Chee Yip has an affinity for landscape photos. Taking you on a global tour, Yip’s photos taunt, tease and inspire us to visit these locations ourselves.

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Kevin Mak

Hong Kong architect Kevin Mak showcases the city with a focus on the relationship between the subject and its context, telling different stories throughout his photos.

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