About the photographer

Kin Ho is a UK based advertising photographer specialising in portrait, lifestyle, and fashion photography.

His work is collected by National Portrait Gallery, and Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

In 2020, he created a notable series titled “Isolation – Portraits From An Unsociable Distance” one of the images was archived by the International Centre of Photography, New York, documenting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kin has earned awards such as the Nikon Photo Contest International, Agfa Portrait Photographer, and he’s been a finalist of the AOP Awards.

He’s also served as an external examiner for photography degree programmes and volunteered for Help For Heroes, teaching photography to recovering soldiers.

His diverse client list including Dr. Martens, NHS, Barbour, HSBC, ELLE, Esquire, Oxford University, Asahi, and Glenfiddich.

Born in Hong Kong, Kin’s early exposure to Chinese watercolour and his studies in England culminated in an MA in Narrative Illustration and Editorial Design at the University of Brighton.

Gallery collections and Awards

2024 Royal Photographic Society, International Exhibition 165, shortlisted

2024 image to be published in “Calling the Shots: A Queer History of Photography” a Victoria & Albert Museum London photo book

2023 AOP Awards finalist, Environment category

2021 selected for “Global Images for Global Crisis” published by International Center of Photography, NY

2020 selected for the pandemic exhibition and collection at ICP, NY

2020 member of Association Of Photographers

2013-15 external examiner, BA Photography, Salisbury College of Arts

2012 portrait of Alexander McQueen, collected by National Portrait Gallery, London

2009 AOP, Open Award, recommended

2007 portrait of Stephen Jones, collected by The V&A Museum, London

2006 AOP, Open Award, recommended

1995 i-D Magazine short films award, 1st prize

1994 Master of Arts, University of Brighton

1993 Nikon Photo Contest International, 3rd prize

1991 Agfa Portrait Photographer of the Year, 2nd prize

1991 Sky magazine Photo Award, 1st Prize

1990 Vogue Photo Award, runner up

Contact Kin

Reach out via telephone or email:

 +44 (0) 7850 526988