Currently in: Vancouver, B.C.
Taehoon Kim (b. 1987) is a documentary photographer based in Vancouver, B.C. Born in South Korea, he immigrated to Canada when he was six. Taehoon graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with the intention of pursuing a law degree, but rekindled his love of photography while teaching and travelling in China. He applied on a whim to Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication, where he earned his M.A. in photojournalism.
His journalism work, in stills and in film, has earned recognition from Diversify Photo, Photo District News (PDN) and News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC). His work has appeared on The Wall Street Journal, The Globe and Mail, Maclean’s Magazine and others.
Taehoon also works as a visual storyteller for education-focused institutions. Check out his visual storyelling work here.
Photo by Abigail Saxton.