Ines Leong was born in Macau and grew up in the California Bay Area. She studied at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA to pursue architectural photography. After graduation, she moved to New York City and joined archphoto in 2005. Ines first worked as an assistant, later becoming the manager of the digital department. In 2008, she was promoted to associate photographer, and continues her role as head of the digital department.

Ines has been working with many young architects throughout New York City, and has traveled overseas on assignments. Her work has been published in A+U, Architectural Record, and architekur aktuell.