Bio photo of photographer Ricky Qi

Ricky Qi is a photographer, filmmaker, and National Geographic Explorer whose focus is on human tradition and heritage. Ricky's work is inspired and grounded by his firsthand experiences witnessing those from traditional cultures learning to navigate an increasingly interconnected world. These experiences have profoundly influenced his perspectives as an artist and storyteller, affirming his passion for genuine connection and breathing intimacy into his work. 

A child of two cultures, Ricky strives to tell stories that describe the human condition with purpose and clarity. His work has been featured on publications such as National Geographic, NPR, as well as in galleries such as the Forbidden Palace Museum in Beijing. 

Follow Ricky and his work on Instagram, @supplythelight.