Steve Roe

Neon Street Photographer

About the Author

Steve Roe is a photographer based in Seoul, originally from the UK, who has made a name for himself with his neon street photography. He captures the vibrant essence of cyberpunk culture, infusing his work with a futuristic and captivating allure. He is also known for his experimental approach to portraiture, employing neon lights and fractal lenses to craft imaginative and unique images that transport subjects to a realm of intriguing futurism. His talents have not gone unnoticed, with notable brands like Apple and Prada seeking his distinctive style for their campaigns. Steve's work has also received recognition from major platforms such as the BBC and National Geographic, while his photographs have graced the covers of iconic cyberpunk novels like The Neuromancer Trilogy by William Gibson. With an eye for neon aesthetics and a passion for capturing the essence of Asia's neon-lit cities, Steve Roe continues to captivate audiences, blurring the lines between reality and the dazzling realm of neon-lit dreams.

My Areas of Expertise

  • Landscape Photography
  • Food Photography
  • Neon Photography

Author's publications:

Mastering the Art of Street Portrait Photography (+Pro Ideas)

April 12 2024

Mastering the Art of Street Portrait Photography (+Pro Ideas)

Explore street portrait photography through this guide, which covers the challenges and techniques involved. Learn how to take dynamic and compelling portraits in urban settings.

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Blue Hour Photography: Setting, Ideas and Tips

April 09 2024

Blue Hour Photography: Setting, Ideas and Tips

Explore the transformative power of blue hour photography! Discover insights and professional tips for capturing stunning images during this brief yet magical time.

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Food Photography Background: How To Choose A Perfect One

April 09 2024

Food Photography Background: How To Choose A Perfect One

From minimalist chic to rustic charm, explore various food photography background options to match your unique style

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Urban Night Photography: Tips To Avoid Mistakes

April 08 2024

Urban Night Photography: Tips To Avoid Mistakes

Avoid blurry photos, uneven lighting, and missed city magic! Learn the top mistakes to dodge for stunning urban night photography

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Seoul Instagram Spots You Shouldn't Miss

April 08 2024

Seoul Instagram Spots You Shouldn't Miss

Take your Seoul adventures to the next level! Discover hidden gems and iconic sights perfect for Instagram-worthy photos.

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What is the Cyberpunk Aesthetic and How to Achieve it

March 25 2024

What is the Cyberpunk Aesthetic and How to Achieve it

It’s summertime in Seoul, the rainy season, and I am out on the streets with my camera in hand as everyone else quickly runs for shelter. As night descends, a magical transformation occurs: the colours from the neon signs above soak the streets below, their vibrant hues bouncing off every surface around me. This is what gives me a jolt of excitement, and this is the moment when I start shooting right up until racing back for the last train home.

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