Lewis was born in Hong Kong and educated in Hong Kong, Canada and USA. He has been interested in photography since elementary school. When he studied in United States for his bachelor’s degree, he traveled around with his 50mm and 70-210mm lenses and Kodachrome films. After his graduation, He came back to Hong Kong, further studied professional photography and joined Kodak Far East in a technical post. Before he left Kodak in 2005, he was the product manager in the Digital & Film Imaging Systems to help Kodak develop the business opportunities on the Internet and digital imaging services.He is a chartered / professional engineer in profession and currently serving as the Asia Director for a US company with head office in Los Angeles for new product development and retail operations.
In photographic networks, he is the Vice-President of the Photographic Society of Hong Kong, the FIAP Liaison Officer, Hong Kong, the Director of FIAP Photographer's Card Service, GPU Representative for Hong Kong, the PSA Photo Travel Image of the Year Director and the PSA Regional Exhibition Standards Director, East Asia.
Lewis has been a member of PSA since 1992 and earned his PPSA in 1997, EPSA in 2012, MPSA in 2018, MPSA2 in 2019, GMPSA in 2020, and GMPSA/B in 2021.