CS Life

Jimei x Arles Photo Festival

Co-founded by Chinese visionary photographer Rongrong and Rencontres d’Arles festival director Sam Stourdze, the festival has already become one art world’s yearly must-attend events. Spanning 30 exhibitions and 70 artists, this year’s Jimei · Arles exhibited works by photographers from China, France and everywhere in...

On The Road

Travel Photography is a genre of photography that covers a broad range of subjects...

DJ Wordy – Scratch Dojo

DJ Wordy has released a brand new video: Scratch Dojo, directed by Roman Cortez and produced by CS. LA-based Director and Editor Roman flew to Shanghai to do the shoot at CS on green screen with all the CG and animation being done in post in...

Phōs

The word "photography" stems from Greek roots - phōs ( light ) and graphé ( lines or drawing ), together meaning "drawing with light". Whether a snapshot or highly crafted studio shots, light is the best tool from nature that can express people’s explorations into...

Shenyi – Ganghood

Central Studios presented our in-house photographer, SHEN YI and a selection of his personal photography project - Ganghood. Thanks to everyone who got down to CS and had a tour to this unique Ganghood. ...

Bullet Time 3-D

This year, we worked with our partner, The Splice Boys, who are the leaders in bullet time shooting. We set up a photo booth with a themed background to make these popping 3-D clips....

Shaving In The Dark

We all took a trip with our friend SHAVING IN THE DARK at our fair day this year「 The Summer Get Down 」 by their buzzed doodling fun drawings. It was interesting to see how they interpret their ideas over simple objects and photos of people. The...

CS Fair Day 18 Recap

We never had any doubt the sun would shine on our Fair Day yesterday, as we hosted「 The Summer Get Down 」at our studios. We are still buzzing with excitement for what was undoubtedly our best Fair Day yet. Thanks to all of you who came out to...

Hip Hop Photography

It is a well-known fact that hip-hop music is one of the most moving and effective forms of storytelling. This year, Central Studios' annual Summer Fair is going to be centered around the community and history that hip-hop has cultivated in our society. To get...

HEAD COUTURE X Schwarzkopf

Recently Head Couture talented technical director Jan Chan took out China Eastern Districts first prize in the 10th Schwarzkopf professional GCHA competition, the industry’s most prestigious award. CS gladly sponsored their efforts, shot by Charles Guo, by providing studio space and equipment allowing them to fulfill their...

Zine Store Hunting: Shanghai

We have put together our top 4 photo book spots in Shanghai where you can catch a cool breeze in this sauna of a summer....

Zine Store Hunting: London

Samuel Johnson famously said: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Everything about London is told through its rich, remarkable culture. This time around, we are going to have a "WeChat browse" with all of you by going to some...