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Alina Mychko

Alina Mychko

How did you get started in photography? I started taking photos around 2004, when my mom found a simple film camera in a box with some film in it on the street around. Later I found our old camera; a Zenit ET and began taking photography more seriously. I paid more attention to the technical…

Roxy Hutton

Roxy Hutton

  Why Korea? My boyfriend (turned husband) and I first came to Korea in 2010 after a recruiter showed up at our university to talk about teaching In Korea. We didn’t put much thought into it and shortly after found ourselves in Daejeon. After a year, we decided to go home to South Africa to…

Peter DeMarco

Peter DeMarco

How did you get started? When I was a kid my family lived on Jeju Island for a year. My dad took a bunch of photos while we were there. After we moved back home he gave slide shows for friends. That’s when I first became interested in photography. Later I took a class in…

Lindsay Nash

How did you get involved in Photography?  I’ve been interested in photography since I was in high school. In my attic at home, I found my dad’s old film camera (a Pentax K1000), dusted it off, read a few photography books, and walked around everywhere with it. Then, in university, I studied journalism and had…

AC Parsons

AC Parsons

How do you get inspired? I would have to say that I am inspired by people. Landscape and cityscape usually do not change much. When taking photos starts to seem monotonous, I usually walk the streets of Daejeon/Seoul looking for good shots of people. On the streets I find a large diversity of people, in…

Jen Ackermann

How did you get started in photography? I’ve always been inspired by admiring the skill of others’ travel photography. But, my DSLR was collecting dust for a number of years. It wasn’t until I moved to Korea – particularly to the beautiful city of Busan – and was given the opportunity to travel all over…

Untung Subagyo

Untung Subagyo

      What inspires you? My childhood friend’s photos inspiries me How long have you been into photography? It has been about five years since It all began. I started using my first DSLR, and began learning things by myself, experimenting. Sometimes with other amateur photographers we met occasionally here in Korea. As a…

Kirsty Smith

Kirsty Smith

How did you get started? When I was at university I realised I was meeting all these people and having so much fun, and I wanted to have something to remember it all by. At that stage, I was just taking snaps of my friends. It wasn’t until I came to Korea (many years later)…

Jessica Marie Berggrun

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Two adjectives that describe your photography style? Dramatic, sexy. Your photography 5 years ago vs. today. Five years ago, the only subjects to be found in front of my camera were uninformed relatives and friends that I somehow convinced to let me paint them, pour glitter on them, wrap their body in wires, or to…