Taehoon Kim

Photographer & Creative Manager

Taehoon Kim is a photographer and visual creative specialist 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 full intention of... read on
Location: Vancouver
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Editor, Writer, Videographer, Video Editor, Documentary, Multimedia, News, Creative, Video, Photo Editor, Creative Director, Photography, Portraiture, Events, Visuals Editor, Managing Editor, Marketing, Visual Communications , Creative Professional, Marketing Manager, Digital Editor, Magazine, Editorial, Publishing, Storyteller, Digital Journalism
Skills: Audio Recording, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Apple Final Cut Pro, Book Layout/Design, Photo Editing, Editorial Design, Art Direction, Multimedia Production, Photojournalism, Print Design, Video Editing, Marketing
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About

Primary clients: Journalism, media, education, non-profit
Coverage Regions: USA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English, French, Korean
Years of experience: More than 10
HEFAT certification? no
Taehoon Kim is a photographer and visual creative specialist 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 full intention of pursuing a law degree, but rekindled his love of photography while teaching and travelling in Asia.

He applied on a whim to Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication, somehow got in, and earned his M.A. in photojournalism. His master's project was a short film about a backyard wrestling federation (yes, you read that correctly!).

Currently, he is the Manager, Content, at Capilano University in North Vancouver, B.C. He is the managing editor of Capsule, the University's digital storytelling platform.

Taehoon began his career as a photojournalist, and still creates personal documentary work. He is a proud member of Diversify Photo.

Selected clients:
Bloomberg News, Buzzfeed News, CBC, Nature, Reuters, The Globe and Mail, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal