“The goal is communication. Photography is the vehicle.”
An award-winning photojournalist and portrait photographer, André Chung creates dynamic portraits and captures decisive moments, that grab the viewers attention and asks them take a deeper look.
Years of shooting for top editorial publications has provided André the opportunity to hone his ability to quickly get to the heart of a company’s message. His talent for visually telling a story through the use of evocative photographs, has been recognized by both peers and clients..
André is the recipient of the 2021 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Domestic Photography, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize five times while a staff photographer at The Baltimore Sun. In addition, he has also received the George Polk Award, and the Sigma Delta Chi award. He was twice named the Times Mirror Journalist of the Year.
Whether shooting a celebrity portrait for an ad campaign or a library of photos for a corporation or foundation, André brings a strong sense of composition, a love of light and a keen ability to create dynamic imagery to each of his assignments.
“It’s all about the people for me. I don’t want any barriers between me and my subjects. I want to connect with them in the most authentic way possible.”
André is based in the Baltimore/Washington DC metropolitan area, and is available for projects anywhere in the world.
“Whatever the project, I go above and beyond expectations, delivering heartfelt, human-centric images. This is what I do. This is who I am.”
Selected Clients Include: Apple, AARP, Time magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, The New York Times, NBC News Pictures, The Atlantic. André was one of a select group of photojournalists chosen in 2009 and 2013 to work on The Official Inaugural Book for President Barack Obama. André’s work is housed in the permanent collections at the HistoryMiami Museum and the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of African American History and Culture.