Qiang Li is an award-winning photographer based in Beijing, and in New York since May, 2022. He has won the First Place of the 79th Pictures of the Year, Sports Life Category,2022. Award of Excellence, Pictures of the Year 79 Sports Life,2022. Finalist, Recreational & Traditional Sports, POY Asia 2022. The 2nd place of the 76th Pictures of the Year, Daily Life Category, 2019 . Four-time China International Press Photo Contest winner, etc. He has traveled to almost all places in China, and around 30 foreign countries, the trips broadened his horizons, increased his interest in searching for the roots of different kind of cultures and societies via his visual works. Previously, he was a photojournalist at the Beijing News covering breaking news all over China, and later the Director of Photography of China Newsweek Magazine. He also contributed to international media, such as Time, the New York Times, Washington Post, USA TODAY, AP, AFP, Reuters, etc. In 2014, He founded an independent organization Yihe Image, promoting news photography international exchange between China, America and Europe. Qiang Li has helped more than 3000 Chinese photographers from over 200 news media and independent studios to participant international photo contests, exhibitions and workshops. Because of his achievements in organizing international photography workshops and activities, Qiang Li received exclusive interviews from Time Magazine, Washington Post, and numerous Chinese mainstream media.