Ming Poon is an award winning photographer/director of photography based in Lake Tahoe, California. Passionate about outdoor pursuits, travel and making a difference, Ming is inspired by culture, nature, music, friends and family. In 2018, Ming received Powder Magazine’s prestigious Photo of the Year award. In 2019, Ming won the renowned Whistler Deep Winter Photo Challenge. Ming’s work has been featured in Teton Gravity Research, Powder Magazine, Backcountry Magazine, The Snowboarder’s Journal, Standup Journal, Adventure Sports Journal, ROAM, Ascent Backcountry Journal, Vermont Life Magazine and a variety of others throughout the globe. Ming’s work has also appeared in international commercial marketing campaigns for Swatch, Patagonia, O’Neill, Jones Snowboards, AwayCo, NOW Bindings, Hestra Gloves, Intuition Liners, Leki Poles, Thirty-Two, YETI, Clif and more.
An accomplished climber, snowboard mountaineer, mountain guide, mountain biker, and athlete in his own right, he is always a fundamental part of the team on whatever project he's shooting, giving him a unique and intimate perspective at the cutting edge of human endeavor.
Not only does he have an eye for the shot, he can actually put himself where he needs to be to get it.
Prints and wall displays are available, please directly message us with your interests.
You can reach him at MingPoonPhoto@Gmail.com or on Instagram at @ming.t.poon.