Before working on his own, Park Jongwoo had worked for the Korea Times as a staff news photographer for 11 years, covering major political and social issues in Korea. Since starting to work as a free-lancer, he has focused his camera to the plight of ethnic people, especially the nomads of Asia.
A modern-nomad himself, Park has been roaming around the most remote regions on the globe for more than two decades, documenting the vanishing cultures of minority groups.
His documentary work on the Himalayan ranges is a long-term project that has continued on for more than 20 years.
Park contributes words and pictures to a variety of domestic and international publications.
Although specializing in photography, he also produces video documentaries. His films frequently appears in major Korean and International TV channels.
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