Seong Kwon started his studio in 2001 after four years of working and learning under many prominent architectural photographers, including Peter Aaron, Scott Frances, and David Sundberg. Utilizing the latest in digital technology, the main emphasis of his photographic practice is architecture and the built environment. His commissions include work for SHoP Architects and Andre Tchelistcheff Architects. In recent years his practice has expanded to include documentation of site-specific sculptures and art exhibitions for individual artists as well as organizations such as Public Art Fund. His images have been published in notable magazines, newspapers, and books, such as The New Yorker, Architectural Record, The New York Times, Metropolis, and Art Forum.
Kwon was born in Tokyo, Japan and is of Korean descent. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied abroad at St. Andrews University in Scotland. He also holds an Associate in Applied Science degree in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.