Thursday, April 20, 2017 | News | Exhibitions
Along with the publication, the photo exhibition from the book is on going in the heart of Seoul. Please come by 류가헌 Ryu Ga Heon located quite close to 청와대 The Blue House, the South Korean President's residence which is empty now, obviously, to appreciate simple yet strong array of images.
For last but not least, I'm so humbled and honored to work with great colleagues in a historical period of time. Kudos to all of them.
Sunday, March 5, 2017 | News
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | News | Awards
I'm thrilled and overwhelmed to announce that my long term project "From Sand to Ash", a reportage about human consequences and environmental destruction by electronic industry got selected as an Honorable Mention in SDN Call for Entries on Documenting What Matters. I do appreciate my mentors, friends and colleagues for encouraging and supporting me to continue this project. Particularly, I would like to thank Gary M Knight, Ed Kashi, Alison Morley, Marcel Saba, James Estrin, James B Wellford, Mike Kamber, Liza Faktor, Namhun Sung and Eugene Richards for mentoring me to trust myself and to produce this project. I'm one damn lucky photographer on the planet today. I will take great responsibility on my project more than ever. 감사합니다!
Friday, January 27, 2017 | News
(Sisa-IN is the most influential weekly news magazine in South Korea. It's great honor to be featured in the magazine for South Korean as a photojournalist. The article is only in Korean, though.)
On The Washington Post
On Al Jazeera America
Friday, August 5, 2016 | News
Thursday, March 17, 2016 | News
Sunday, July 5, 2015 | News
"A deliberately composed photograph awakens our minds, leads our senses to awareness, hopefully inspires our souls, and provokes certain change."
Shin Woong-jae tells us why he gave up a successful career in brand management to pursue his dream of becoming a photojournalist:
Friday, May 8, 2015 | News
I was hosted by Photo Brigade to present my work at their podcast show in New York. Thanks to Robert Caplin of Photo Brigade and Elizabeth Griffin, a photo editor of Esquire, I had awesome experience to sharing my work with great audiences. Please enjoy the show.