Eye Candy : The Photography of Sun Jun


Sun Jun (孙郡) is an acclaimed Chinese photographer who is probably best known for his unique aesthetic that fuses modern fashion photography with traditional Chinese landscape painting elements. The results are striking compositions that possess a timeless and dreamy vintage quality. A graduate of the Art Academy of China, Sun Jun actually began learning the art of Chinese painting at the age of 7. His captivating work can be found in numerous fashion editorials and celebrity pictorials. I've compiled some of my favorites from the latter category here. What do you think of this photography style?

NiNi
Liu Yifei
Chen Kun
Li BingBing
Angelababy
Carina Lau
Liu Wen
Chang Chen

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37 comments

jc said...

Chang Chen looks super duper with those modern shoes.

Anonymous said...

The photos are super stunning. You can really tell how carefully the shots have been planned and executed.

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Paola Lauretano said...

Stunning dresses and amazing pics!
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Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

So beautiful! Reminded me of the old Chinese gravures and certain furniture (I am not good at it, so not sure what era or style those pieces were, but I just remember how much I loved the pieces and screens!) x

Stanislava E. said...

That is a great way to combine both fashion and Chinese traditions! I like all of the photos, maybe the photos with the flowers caught my eye the most. He would be an interesting photographer to follow. Thanks for letting me know about his work, Rowena! xo

Linda Libra Loca said...

The pictures you share are always very inspirational. I love the combination of fashion and traditional elements, a pleasure to look at.

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Kizzy Von Doll said...

Absolutely stunning pictures and people too!! Just love their cheekbone structure, like perfection!! I always enjoy when you share pictures like these as I really enjoy learning about people I've not seen before, so good :) Happy weekend doll xx

Jackie Harrison said...

Great photography. Have a lovely weekend.

Beauty Follower said...

Wonderful shooting indeed.
Like a a piece of art!
The one with the red door is simply amazing.

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Style For Mankind said...

This is such a stunning post! Hope you have a fab weekend!!!

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Elle Sees said...

stunning!! those dresses are gorgeous. amazing editorial.

Gabrielle said...

What a beauty! I love how different each image from this editorial is too, very interesting :)

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Shireen L. Platt said...

I love his style, you don't see many who infused the old and new together like he does. And what on earth is Carina Lau is taking and using? I swear she looks younger than ever! :-O

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Marcela Gmd said...

Beautiful photos and post!!!
Have a wonderful weekend, dear Rowena!!!! and my g+ for you!!!:)))

Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

Emmylou MW said...

Just breath-taking. I've never seen his work before. I love the vintage feel. Thanks for sharing, Rowena:)

FASHION TALES said...

There's something so remarkable about the interpretation and merging of both contemporary and ancient aesthetics. I just adore the last image, and his tone and the placement is marvellous.
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Corinne said...

Oh wow, these are amazing. I love the dress with the roses!

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Idu Emeziem said...

These are breathtaking shots and style. Never heard of him but he is great at what he does.

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Valerie Price said...

These photos are stunning, and I'm loving the outfits!

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Anonymous said...

I love the cultural and historical influence in these pics.

Ali Mackin said...

These would make gorgeous prints!!

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Beauty Editer said...

Beautiful post dear! I like this a lot.


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Coco said...

A true pleasure to the eye! Baci, Valeria - Coco et La vie en rose NEW POST

Tash Collier said...

Wow very beautiful!

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Isabelle Geeraerts said...

Happy weekend! <3

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Ivana Split said...

He must be an amazing painter as well, but he sure is a phenomenal photography. I think I can see his background in painting...these images are so dreamy and utterly beautiful. It is like he created a bridge between photography and painting! His style is truly unique, I must admit that I haven't seen something like it before. I'm mesmerized! Thank you for sharing.

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Midnight Cowgirl said...

These pictures are gorgeous!

Sorana Nistor said...

These photos are amazing !
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Kelsey & Kenecha said...

Very stunning!

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Imogen said...

Super lovely. The third picture is my favourite as it's absolutely perfect

Gil Zetbase said...

SO beautiful!
Have a nice week-end!
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Beauty Unearthly said...

Lovely post dear! Have a great week! xx

Diana Ashuayem said...

They are both beautiful and great model!
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Kim Alston said...

His photography style is truly gorgeous.
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Jane @ anothermommablog.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful photography! Great combination, beautiful people and art.

jhony said...

wonderfull