When Yunhee was given a camera at age nine, she knew her career path was set. She was always drawn to the beauty in everyday objects and concentrated on capturing these images. She moved from Seoul to New York to pursue her passion, graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology, then finding the work she'd dreamed of as a still life photographer. Her clients include The New York Times Magazine, Food Network Magazine, Martha Stewart, and The Food Network Cooking Channel. Yunhee loves to create a narrative in still life, patiently experimenting with composition, texture, and light.
Question and Answer with Yunhee Kim:
Collections: Matchbooks, Playing Cards
Design Inspiration: Irving Penn
Trend You Miss: Polaroid
Influential Movie: Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai's In the Mood for Love
Motto: Do your best, don't regret
Prized Possession: My grandmother's eyeglasses
On the nightstand: Photo books and a Korean book I'm reading. One of the photo books is A Year of Mornings by Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes.