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Kye with son David

Kye Lee.

  • Freelance photographer based in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.  He specializes in news, portraits, and food for various news publications, editorial, commercial, and advertising clients.
  • Native of Korea, fluent in English and Korean.
  • 25 years of experience working in photography.
  • 10 years as a staff photojournalist for The Dallas Morning News.
  • Kye and his lovely wife enjoy spending time with their three children.


  • Art director at Cheil Communications, an advertising agency in Seoul.
  • Staff photo journalist for the Dallas Morning News.
  • Commercial freelancer, editorial and real estate photographer.
  • Collaborator with photo editors and art directors on large and small projects.


  • B.A. in commercial photography at the Brooks Institute of Photography in California.
  • M.A. in visual communication, specializing in photojournalism from Ohio University.


  • Online Journalism Awards in Investigative category as a team for the series “Unequal Justice.”
  • National Headliner Award in Newspaper Affiliated Online Journalism.
  • Lone Star Emmy Award with his video portfolio, “It’s Their Own Stories.”

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