Photography
Tom's Cat Cafe

Tom’s Cat Cafe

Since Easter has just about passed and the lack of chocolate and fluffy bunnies here in Korea is astounding, we thought we’d give you a big dose of sugary cuteness in the form of these cat photos. All the shots were taken at Tom’s Cat Cafe in Hongdae, one of the best feline-petting venues in...
Seoul Skate: A Photoessay

Seoul Skate: A Photoessay

Diego Bisquerra spent some time in 2012 photographing skateboarders in Seoul. He told us that he was more interested in capturing the sport and movement involved in skateboarding rather than the culture and clothing: “I’m not interested in showing the fashion and media view of extreme sports but combining the action of the skaters with...
SOL-SOL: Seoul Street Style

SOL-SOL: Seoul Street Style

Here are some cool Seoul style shots from SOL-SOL, a photographic celebration of youth culture, street culture and fashion. See more street photography from SOL-SOL on their Facebook page or follow them on tumblr.
In Pictures: Seoul SHINDIG 90s Prom

In Pictures: Seoul SHINDIG 90s Prom

Shindig usually play music exclusively from the 50s and 60s at their dance parties. Last weekend they went all 90’s on us, hence the awesome outfits and amazing dance moves you can see in these shots. Find out more about Shindig by checking out their Facebook page. For more 90’s mayhem watch the video mix...
Surfing Near North Korea: The 38th Parallel Project

Surfing Near North Korea: The 38th Parallel Project

Surfing isn’t a sport that many associate with South Korea, although there is a small but thriving community of wave-chasers who live here. One of these is New Zealander Shannon Aston, a photographer currently living in Seoul. Shannon has documented the beaches around the 38th Parallel, the line that divides North and South Korea, in a...
In Pictures: VLUF House of VANS Party

In Pictures: VLUF House of VANS Party

VANS and VLUF’s party collaboration was as ace as they promised it would be. With skateboarding, art, waffles and free alcohol, how could it have been any better? The bands were rocking, the DJs were grooving, and everyone was up for having a good time. [portfolio_slideshow] Photography by Tor. See more by Ryan Stripling on...
Escape into the Bedrooms of Strangers

Escape into the Bedrooms of Strangers

Seoul-based Juanita Hong’s ‘My Escape’ project is an ode to her love of her own bedroom – her personal place of escape. Within her project she photographs people in their own private spaces and encourages them to write a note explaining their feelings regarding their room. The result is a sweet, personable collection of photography...
Chinchagram: I Spy

Chinchagram: I Spy

January flew by in a flash (no photography pun intended) and we shook things up a bit on the Chincha Instagram page this month by having a weekly “I Spy” Chinchagram contest.  As always, there were so many wonderful submissions, but alas, there can only be one winner.  Here’s a re-cap of the month’s weekly...