Did you know that May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month? To celebrate, we’re highlighting seven Asian American photographers with beautiful Instagram feeds that are definitely worth a follow.
Larry Chen (@larry_chen_foto)
Larry Chen has a huge following – and for good reason! Based in Los Angeles, Larry is a commercial car and car culture photographer who captures everything from dynamic images of car trails to professional drifting and jumping monster trucks.
Todd Owyoung (@toddowyoung)
You’re bound to see someone you recognize with just a quick glance at Todd Owyoung’s feed – as a music photographer based in New York City, he’s photographed everyone from Coldplay to Swae Lee to Miley Cyrus and more.
Kien Quan (@kienquancreates)
Kien Quan is a New York City-based photographer who specializes in dance photography. Kien is not afraid to go the extra mile – crawling and rolling around on the ground, jumping, et cetera – to get the best shot. Not surprisingly, his photos are always incredible!
Sandy Kim (@sandycandykim)
Based out in Los Angeles, Sandy Kim is a music, fashion, and fine art photographer. Pictured above with her family for a feature in The New York Times, Sandy’s feed is a true mix of candy-colored celebrity shots and artful perspectives of the world around her.
Mary Kang (@mary.kang)
One look at Mary Kang’s IG feed and you’re drawn in with intimate, honest portraits of her subjects. In her free time, Mary volunteers with Authority Collective, a group that seeks to empower and amplify the visual narrative works of marginalized identities, share resources, and build community.
Tommy Kha (@tommykha)
Born in Memphis, Tennessee but currently working out of Brooklyn, New York, Tommy Kha’s work features breathtaking and thrilling portraits – both of himself and those around him, like the one of his mother above.
Heather Sten (@heathersten)
Heather Sten’s portraits have been featured in numerous publications, including The Atlantic, Vice, New York Magazine, Monocle, and more. Her style has a somewhat moody vibe to it – with deep contrasts and perfect pops of color.
Did we miss your favorite photographer? Let us know in the comments!