Dustin Shum was born and currently lives in Hong Kong. He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Photographic Design.  A photojournalist for more than ten years, he now works as a freelance photographer. Shum has received many awards for outstanding documentary photography over the years, including those by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Press Photographers Association, World Association of Newspapers and Publishers, and Amnesty International. 

In his work, Shum focuses on the relationship between individuals and urban spaces, the living conditions of local disadvantaged groups, and the transformation of Chinese cities and towns in rapidly developing economy. His works have been exhibited in solo and group shows locally and internationally, and have been collected by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, and private collectors. 

In Jan 2013 he co-founded The Salt Yard, an independent, artist-run exhibition space dedicated to photography, where he curated a number of exhibitions by overseas and local photographers. 

岑允逸出生及現居於香港,1994年獲香港理工大學攝影設計(榮譽)學士,曾任攝影記者超過十年,現為自由攝影師。曾獲多項紀實攝影獎,包括由香港報業公會、香港攝影記者協會、亞洲傳媒大獎及國際特赦組織等機構舉辦的新聞業界獎項。

岑允逸多年來的創作主要探討個人與都市生活空間的關係,本地弱勢社群的生存狀態,以及當代中國在經濟急遽發展下的城鎮面貌。他曾舉辦多個個人的主題展覽,及參與過眾多本地及國際的攝影節及聯展,作品為美國三藩市現代美術館、香港文化博物館及私人收藏。

除個人創作外,他於2013年初創辦攝影展覽空間「The Salt Yard」(www.thesaltyard.hk),參與策展多個海外及本地攝影師的作品展覽。

岑亦經常以筆名「Fotopiggie」或個人名義發表有關攝影論述的文章,詳見「攝影豬影像隨筆」:http://fotopiggie.blogspot.com
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