Emotive Portraits by Zhang Jingna
Born in the suburbs of Beijing to a humble sporting family, Zhang Jingna moved to Singapore at the age of eight. At 14, a mere nine months after picking up air rifle, she broke the national record and joined the national team. Two years later, she left Raffles Girls' School to pursue a degree in fashion design.
Picking up the camera while studying fashion, it eventually turned into her voice. She left school again in late 2007, and subsequently the national team, to pursue photography full time. By 20, only a year later, Jingna has shot her first major campaign for Mercedes Benz Taiwan with Ogilvy & Mather and became a regular contributor to Harper's Bazaar Singapore.