tae Kim




Photographer and Polymath

This is a site where I can have a creative outlet from my day job, a place where I can express my thoughts onto a collection of photos. I don't have a simple and consistent aesthetic like most photographers because I believe that photography is more than just someone's identity, striving to differentiate themselves from the curated world of Instagram. I believe photography should be used to express themselves and their creative moods without catering for followers.

Through my experience of almost a decade of shooting and trying several styles of photography using an extensive roster of expensive gear, I’ve come to the conclusion that worrying about gear is not the way to go. After years of chasing the latest gear, I have now settled down to one system that fit me and forces me to master the essentials, something that only Leica rangerfinders can do.

"Das Wesentliche" as they say in German.