Dobong Gu, Seoul Photo Guide

Dobong Gu is one of the 25 districts (gu) that make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. Located in the northern part of the city, Dobong-gu covers an area of approximately 20.7 square kilometers and has a population of around 350,000 people. The district […]

Documentary Photography, Black and White of Dongmun Market, Traditional Korean street market in Jeju Island, South Korea.

Photo Project—Sijang

Although tastes and interests change over the years, one thing that is constant is my interest in documenting the traditional Korean markets, called 시장 (sijang) in Korean. Not only is there so much to see and explore, but you’ll also witness some of the hardest […]

An elderly woman, sitting on some stairs of a building, taking a rest on a cold day of collecting boxes. Box Collecting Documentary Photography Project in Seoul, South Korea.

Photo Project—Box Collecting

One of my ongoing projects in Seoul, South Korea is my project documenting box collecting. South Korea is known for its miraculous growth following the Korean war. The country quickly developed from a poor, war-torn country to a booming economy, IT powerhouses, and increasingly popular […]

Photograph of a young couple at the sea in Jeju Island, South Korea. Long-exposure photography.

Jeju Island Photography Guide

Welcome to my complete Jeju Island Photography Guide. With photographers in mind, I will be providing an overview of Jeju Island based on my previous visits and photography. To start off, Jeju Island is absolutely gorgeous. It is a hotspot for Korean and international tourists […]

Seeing in Black and White—Intro to a New Video Series

I’m testing out this new video idea! I love black and white photography, especially high-contrast, street/documentary-style photos! That’s where I shine, as it were. After sending photographs to an old friend, he readily expected black and white, and referred to me as the ‘king of […]

View of Taebaek from Mongtorang Mountain Goat farm in Gangwon-do Province, South Korea

Taebaek Photo Guide

Taebaek city is a beautiful mountainous rural area in the southern part of Gangwon-do province, South Korea. Taebaek is bordered from the west clockwise: Gangwon-do Province Yeongwol-gun, Jeongseon-gun, Samcheoksi, and North Gyeongsang Province’s Bonghwa-gun to the south. Taebaek city is divided into 8 administrative dongs: […]

South Sea off the South Korean Peninsula of Wando city, South Jeolla Province.

Wando Photo Guide

Wando is the in the far southern part of the Korean peninsula, at the southeast corner of South Jeolla province. It consists of 265 islands of various sizes, 210 being uninhabited. Wando is a coastal and rural area with a population of less than 55,000 […]

South Sea off the South Korean Peninsula of Wando city, South Jeolla Province.

South Jeolla Photo Guide

South Jeolla is the southwesternmost province on the Korean peninsula. It includes several islands off the coast of the mainland as well. South Jeolla Province includes 22 cities and counties that circle around the historical city of Gwangju. Gwangju is self-governed as other major cities […]