Bio

It's all about the story. Individuals and their story. Got one to share?

Jimmy Jeong lends his skills as a photojournalist to tell honest stories in his editorial, commercial and documentary portraiture work. He is based out of Vancouver, BC , Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Jimmy Jeong is a member of notorious photo collective, Rogue.

RECENT AWARDS

2013 IPA, International Photography Awards
Editorial Perosonality, HM
People/Portrait, HM
Nature/Aerial, HM

Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3) 2012
Portraiture Category, Personality, Bronze
Press Category, People/Personality, HM
Press Category, Nature, HM

News Photographers Association of Canada POY 2012
Best Pictorial, 2nd

APA National Photo Contest 2011 (American Photographic Artists, formerly Advertising Photographers of America)
Best Portrait, First Place

Communication Arts Magazine Photo Annual 2011,
Award of Excellence

News Photographers Association of Canada POY 2011
Photojournalist of the Year, Runner-Up
Social Issues Award, First Place
Portrait Personality Award, 3rd place

Atlanta Photojournalism Contest 2010
Sports Action, First Place

Select clients include:
Canadian Red Cross
Canadian Blood Services
Maclean's Magazine
Der Spiegel
Sportsnet Magazine
Globe and Mail
Getty Images
Canadian Press
Boston Globe
London Financial Times
Avenue Magazine
European Photo Agency
The Hockey News
PostMedia
National Post
Edmonton Journal

Photography Services In Vancouver B.C., Alberta, Canada
We are a fulll service photography and video company providing turnkey productions to editorial and commercial photography clients. These include magazine photography, advertising photography, commercial or corporate reportage, corporate lifestyle, environmental portraits, headshots, event photography, and library shoots.

more about jimmy
A graduate of the University of Alberta, BA in Philosophy. And accepted into the BDes Program, faculty of Fine Arts, the early years were as an art director. Jimmy has always been drawn to visual story-telling and theories behind the art. He admires people who play out their stories with compassion and treats his subjects with the respect they deserve. He also truly loves shooting hockey.

On Being a Vancouver Portrait Photographer
Jimmy Jeong is an Vancouver-based photojournalist who has been published in The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, and other notable publications. Jimmy believes in photography and believes it is photography¹s job to reveal truth.Editorial portraiture or reportage style portraits put this belief into practice, requiring not just the knowledge of how to take a portrait, but also the expertise to reveal something true about the subject.Taking inspiration from great photographers such as Richard Avedon with his clean white backgrounds thereby focusing the eye completely on the subject and their gestures. Or Arnold Newman and his great use of environmental portraiture.Jimmy works to take business, sport, political, or life style portraits with this goal in mind.
On Being A Vancouver Sports Photographer
While taking portraits for magazines or other editorial publications has always been a pleasure, Jimmy is based in a great sports city and enjoys the challenge of photographing the many diverse sports that occupy Vancouver during the beautiful year.Being a sports photographer in a great sports city means being skilled at boxing photography, hockey photography, soccer photographer, curling photography and even biathlon photography.The sporting events are different, but the basic understanding how to photograph sports remains the same. No matter the sport, great sports photography captures the emotion of the moment, the turning point.Jimmy loves photography and the challenges presented by his work.

As a photojournalist I've also had the opportunity to photograph the growing Oil and Gas industry in Canada. Alberta Oil and Gas and the BC gas and pipeline industry is moving forward and someone must document this for future generations. This is a pivotal moment as Canada strikes out to be an energy super power and whether they choose to do this in a sustainable and responsible manner is to be seen. But, I hope that energy companies will move forward keeping in mind their corporate responsibility and environmental responsibility.