Born in Canton, China, Mr. David Ching was educated in Hong Kong where
he began his photographic career in 1950. Between 1961 and 1975, Mr.
Ching was a senior official photographer for Hong Kong Government
Information Services. He has photographed many heads of state and
famous personalities. He has won numerous international awards and has
served as judge and examiner for various photographic societies of Hong
Kong in both international salon open competitions and proficiency exams.
He was Vice President of the Hong Kong 35mm Photographic Society in
Aside from being active in competition, Mr. Ching has also received a
number of distinguished titles in the field of photography. These
include Fellow of the Photographic Society of Hong Kong (1964),
Associate of the Royal Photographic Society of United Kingdom (1965),
Honorable Fellow of the Hong Kong 35mm Photographic Society, and Master
of Photographic Arts as designated by the Professional Photographers of
Canada (1994). At Photokina, the photographic exhibition of Germany in
1974, Mr. Ching’s work in portraiture was selected by Kodak to introduce
their new product “Kodak Varicolor II”.
In 1975, Mr. Ching established a studio in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In
1996, he founded the Calgary Photographic Arts Society. He has since
continued to pursue his fervor for nature photography to this day.