CHO GI SEOK

Portraits

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Cho Gi Seok grew up knowing he wanted to be creative. His career began working with Korean fashion brands as a graphic designer, art director and set designer but in his mind, he wanted to use all that to create his own images. Today, Cho Gi Seok works in Seoul, and his myriad creative interests are apparent across his multifaceted portfolio.

Photography is attractive to him because it is a medium that can coordinate and synthesize the whole thing. His series’, although sitting largely in the world of fashion photography, are rich thanks to his employment of props, and set design.

Cho Gi Seok always focuses on portraits. He aims to try to express the characteristics of Seoul and his generation in his works. In terms of visual motifs, Cho Gi Seok’s portfolio features a few consistent elements. Firstly, soft use of light, often accompanied by washes of color. And, secondly, flowers of all shapes and sizes. These form a large part of Cho Gi Seok’s compositions, dictating the aura of an image.

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