Lem Atienza

from Manila, Philippines

Lem is a photographer and creative director from Manila, Philippines. His work focus on his subjects' body forms, candidness, and spontaneous movements, complemented by his minimalist approach to photography and pastel color treatments.


Select clients include Tropa Store, Áraw, Eairth, Vivien Ramsay, and CLOSED ON SUNDAY. In 2019, Lem was one of the top five photographer finalists for the Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival Season X photography contest. He made his group exhibition debut in December 2019 at the Pineapple Lab, Makati City with his personal work "ULAP". In 2020, he finished fashion photography at the Fashion Institute of the Philippines.

His latest digital exhibition personal project titled"GALAW! GALAW!" in collaboration with other student artists has been featured in the Manila Bulletin Lifestyle and SCOUT Magazine.


Currently, he is studying for his undergraduate degree, majoring in Digital Filmmaking, specializing in cinematography at the Philippines' most prestigious and premier art school, the School of Design and Arts, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila.

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