Often called the “poet with a camera, or “the grandmaster,” Ho Fan (b. 1937 in Shanghai) is often called the “poet with a camera, or “the grandmaster”. His street scenes and photomontages of the 1950s and ‘60s left their marks on the minds of several generations. Considered to be one of the masters of black-and-white photography, Ho Fan is also an accomplished actor and filmmaker, having produced over 20 films in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The poetic grandeur and dramatic power of his photographs have earned him over 200 prizes over the course of his long career, which began in 1956.