Tokyo Compression: The daily commute

German-born Hong Kong-based photographer Michael Wolf is renowned for his large-format images of dense Hong Kong architecture, but his 2010 series Tokyo Compression examines another highly condensed city from another angle: its commuting residents.

Crossing Over: Commuting via the Trans-Siberian Express

Yanina Shevchenko is an award-winning Russian-born photographer and curator based in Barcelona. Having worked in New York, Moscow, Buenos Aires and London, Shevchenko’s photography practice combines social research, visual urbanism and storytelling. Her Crossing Over series is a documentation of her 14-day train journey on the Trans-Siberian Express railway. Bringing together portraits and landscapes, Shevchenko’s images invoke a curiosity though fleeting glances of the rapidly moving countryside.

Lonely Trees in South Korea: Myoung Ho Lee

South Korean photographer Myoung Ho Lee documents both the beauty of his homeland’s natural landscape while also meditating on the Korean relationship with nature in his series Tree. For each image, Lee selects trees native to Korea and uses a large piece of fabric as a backdrop before perfectly framing the tree before his lens.

White Crane Spread Wings: Tai chi on the fragrant harbour

White Crane Spread Wings is the rather poetic name of a particularly graceful tai chi movement. It also happens to be the name of Hong Kong-based photographer Grainne Quinlan’s photo series. The Irish photographer freeze-frames each movement with the click of her camera, transforming the motions into one vivid portrait. The result is whimsical, voyeuristic, bemusing, but above all, artful.

I can become ‘homey’ anywhere: Photographer Henry Hargreaves

Henry Hargreaves is a New Zealander who made the move to New York. Since heading overseas, his career has taken unexpected and interesting routes. Clocking up impressive modeling contracts for Prada, YSL, Hermes and Marc Jacobs, Hargreaves then made the decision to move behind the lens. Hargreaves sat down with Aerostorie to talk about following his interests across different countries, supporting small business in the city and casually seeking adventures during his morning commute.

This crazy, nomadic existence: Rosa Park of Cereal

Born in Seoul, Rosa Park has lived in Vancouver, Boston, New York, Paris, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Bristol and now Bath, where she publishes travel magazine Cereal with her partner Rich Stapleton. Rosa sat down for a conversation with Aerostorie about her routines while on the road, finding joy in planning and being at home in new places.

Islamabad to Gaborone: Sara Sullivan’s global family

As the director of communications for a large regional donor-funded development project working to improve economic growth in southern Africa, Sarah Sullivan is a busy woman. She’s also a parent. Born in the USA and initially basing herself in Islamabad, Sara and her family now live in Botswana’s capital city Gaborone. She briefed Aerostorie about what it’s like to be a family on the move.