About me

About me

Kye Lee is a freelance photographer based in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.  He specializes in news, portraits and food for various news publications, editorial, commercial, and advertising clients.  Kye, a native of Korea, is fluent in English and Korean.

Kye has over 17 years of experience working in photography, including the past 10 years as a staff photojournalist for The Dallas Morning News.


Art director at the Cheil Communications, advertising agency in Seoul.

M.A. in visual communication, specializing in photojournalism from Ohio University.

B.A. in commercial photography at the Brooks Institute of Photography in California. 


2008 Online Journalism Awards in Investigative category as a team for the series "Unequal Justice.”

2008 National Headliner Award in Newspaper Affiliated Online Journalism.

2008 Lone Star Emmy Award with his video portfolio, “It’s Their Own Stories." 


Lee loves collaborating with photo editors and art directors on various projects, both large and small.

Kye and lovely wife Ji-Young Lee enjoy spending time with their infant son, David.