Peter Yan - Pictures, Art, Photography

Peter Yan

  Mona Vale Pool by Peter Yan
Mona Vale Pool
Rock Pools
  Cronulla Rock Pool 01 by Peter Yan
Cronulla Rock Pool 01
Rock Pools
from $ 1,099  to $ 1,999
  Cronulla Rock Pool 02 by Peter Yan
Cronulla Rock Pool 02
Rock Pools
from $ 1,099  to $ 1,999
  Long Shadow by Peter Yan
Long Shadow
Bird's Eye
from $ 1,699  to $ 2,590
  Lofoten Soccer Field by Peter Yan
Lofoten Soccer Field
Bird's Eye
from $ 1,499  to $ 2,290
  Little Beach by Peter Yan
Little Beach
Bird's Eye
from $ 1,799  to $ 2,590
  Bondi Beach by Peter Yan
Bondi Beach
Bird's Eye
from $ 1,399  to $ 2,790
  Mona Vale Pool by Peter Yan
Mona Vale Pool
Minis
$ 159
  Two Surfers by Peter Yan
Two Surfers
Minis
$ 159

Background Information about Peter Yan

Introduction

“Life is short, and I want to see as much of the world as possible,” says photographer Peter Yan. In his series, Rock Pools, the LUMAS artist takes a look down at Australia’s famous manmade pools along the vast coastal landscapes. Not only do these pools offer protection from the unseen dangers of the ocean (riptides, dangerous sea creatures, etc.), they also fit seamlessly into the tremendous, rocky landscape. Yan's greatest passion is capturing scenes that inspire others to go out into the world and experience it for themselves.



The Bird’s Eye series shows us paradise beaches in Western Australia as well as an awe-inspiring soccer field carved into a rocky island in the Lofoten archipelago in Norway. With the very first glance at these artworks, you hear the crashing waves and sink into the gleaming rays of the sun. It should come as no surprise that the artist’s favorite colors are blood orange and turquoise.

Peter Yan says he is especially fascinated by the new perspectives and possibilities presented by drone photography, even though it can be an exercise in patience waiting for the perfect weather and wind conditions. And even then, he only has a very short window to get the perfect shot. Drones can only stay airborne for about half an hour before they need to be recharged. Knowing this makes the photographic precision and perfection in every one of Yan’s works even more remarkable. They are breathtaking compositions bursting with mesmerizing and idyllic beauty.

Bio

Chinese-born, Australian photographer Peter Yan came into the world in 1986. Since then, he has visited more than 30 countries. He left behind a successful career at Apple to devote himself entirely to his passion for photography.  Yan specializes in drone photography and his work has appeared in publications like GQ and Lonely Planet. He has collaborated with many international brands including Lexus and Daniel Wellington. He also won the Australia from Above competition. As of late, his social media channels have reached a global audience of nearly one million followers and his work has been featured in galleries internationally. Yan now lives and work in Melbourne.