We had the good fortune of connecting with Minky Kang and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Minky, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
I’ve loved observing my surroundings since I was little and I’ve been looking for ways to express it. In the meantime, I thought that I could express my thoughts about what I observed through photography, so I started photography naturally.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I wanted to take a picture and I wanted to go to the biggest stage in the world, so I got on a plane and jumped into Fashion Week. It was very difficult because I didn’t speak the language, the culture was different, and I didn’t have the money. So I tried my best to learn the language too, study to understand and learn fashion and culture, especially to read the flow, The lesson I’ve learned from this is that you can do anything if you work hard with all your heart. Of course, it is not easy. You must have a lot of luck and have enough money, but the most important thing is your mindset. I want my photos to inspire people to feel more than just being pretty, But I still lack a lot of skills.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Gyeong Ju, Gyeongsangbuk-do in South Korea Traveling in a city that lives with hundreds of years of history will definitely be different.
Especially since Korean culture is unique in a foreign country, it will be really interesting.
If you like alcohol I recommend ‘Oasis’ and ‘Frep’

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Shoutout to @jennpark_ he will be top model!

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