Ken Shung photography - Helen Jones-Florio Gallery
Award-winning photographer, Ken Shung, fine art photography prints. His career began assisting Annie Leibovitz, whilst at Rolling Stone magazine print spotting for Irving Penn
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Featured artist: Ken Shung – fine art photography prints

©Ken Shung - Bubble Boy at The Fair, NYC. Black and white, small boy in a stroller, playing with bubbles from a bubble gun

Featured artist: Ken Shung – fine art photography prints

The World is my Studio’ – Ken Shung

Ken Shung – fine art photography prints – our featured artist, from the Helen Jones-Florio Gallery  collective of internationally established photographers, is an award-winning photographer who lives and hails originally from New York City.

Throughout his career, Ken has exhibited in the US and internationally. Today, we will feature just a handful of his superb fine art photography prints, the rest of which you can view here on the site, in his galleries.

FLORA SERIES #5

©Ken Shung- fine art photography prints –   Flora Series #5

 

Ken’s career began by assisting Annie Leibovitz, whilst at Rolling Stone magazine print spotting for Irving Penn, and free-lancing for Bill King and Bob Richardson.

Along with continuing to shoot professionally, Ken also teaches video and photography at New York’s prestigious  SVA (School of Visual Arts).

 

 

Training in the workings of studio lighting and editorial magazine photography, Ken set out to find his own style without the limits of the formal studio, to produce work with the intention and idea that ‘The World is my Studio’. He has worked for many major magazines and has shot lingerie advertising for over 20 years.

 

Ken Shung - On set with model, Laura Leshel,

Ken Shung/Instagram – On set with model, Laura Leshel, shooting lingerie & killing it on Capture one @candacehendersonmakeup

 

K.S. ‘I admire Helmut Newton for his tenacity and approach to making pictures, and would have followed Vivian Maier’s vision had she been published in the 70’s.”

 

Ken Shung - Mariachi, Brooklyn Bridge - Black and White Collection

©Ken Shung – fine art photography prints –  ‘Mariachi, Brooklyn Bridge‘ – Black and White Collection

 

All you need to know about purchasing Ken Shung’s fine art photography prints – including edition numbers, sizes, and shipping information – we also ship internationally – please visit ‘How to Place an Order

 

FLORA SERIES #10

©Ken Shung – fine art photography prints – Flora Series #10

 

K.S. ‘Only the work of Sebastião Salgado  has moved me visually and emotionally as of 1995.’

Ken Shung - New York Rain - Black and White Collection

©Ken Shung – fine art photography prints – ‘New York Rain‘ – Black and White Collection

 

See Ken’s galleries and more images from his featured work: Black and White & Color and read more about him in Meet the Photographers

Check out his Q&A with Pulitzer-prize winning photo editor and fellow New Yorker, Stella Kramer, in Blogging It’ – which is where we post regular features about all our photographers, and more, here on the site.

Ken Shung - WE:AMEricans, Group Exhibition, NYC

Exhibition News: Currently running through August 7th, 2016, NYC, which Ken Shung is part of  – WE:AMEricans  ‘shows how artists are examining and documenting the country and it’s people at this time of dramatic transformation and upheaval.’ at Station Independent Projects, NYC

 

You can follow Ken on Instagram @Kenshung and feel free to follow @hjf_gallery  for daily photo updates from all the Helen Jones-Florio Gallery photographers.

HJF Gallery/Instagram montage

 

Header image – ‘Bubble Boy at the Fair‘ © Ken Shung fine art photography prints

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