What life is like as a Gen-Z monk photographer | 1.4 Billion: Gen-Z

It's not common to see a monk with a camera. Yanchi, a Generation-Z Buddhist monk, always draws attention when he takes his camera out.

As a monk, Yanchi lives at Lingyin Temple in east China's Hangzhou City, one of the most famous Buddhist temples in the country. He follows the daily routine and enjoys a minimalist and disciplined lifestyle. As a photographer, the beauty of temples and lives of monks are the main subjects of his photography. He posts the pictures online and has a total of nearly 5 million followers on all his social media accounts.

What is life like as a monk and a photographer? Watch the video to find out.

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