Ian Tong is a New York based photographer originally from Hong Kong. He has a BA from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and a MFA degree from Pratt Institute, NY, NY.  

With over 15 years in the industry he has experience in a wide range of commissioned photographic work. Additionally a series of personal projects keeps him busy, and has taken him to distant locales such as Stockholm and Shanghai. 

Awards & Exhibitions

Inclusion in Aperture Foundation summer open exhibition. August 2014.

Competition winner in the prestigious American Photography annuals 27, 28 and 30. (Years 2011, 2012 and 2014 respectively). 

Short listed for Surface Magazine Avant Guardian 10.


  • Alexander Wang
  • Atlantic records
  • Bureau Betak
  • Charles Schwab
  • Crystal Cruises
  • CNET
  • Ecko Unltd
  • Elle Decor
  • E*Trade
  • Fox Searchlight
  • General Motors
  • HSBC
  • Miramax
  • MTV
  • New York Times Magazine
  • Sharp
  • Showtime
  • Subaru 
  • Sony
  • VH1
  • Viacom
  • Maritime Hotel
  • W Hotel