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Mike (yes, me!) is a Taiwanese American freelance photographer based in San Francisco. His work explores the human condition within culture and community that connect us all together.

Born in Taiwan, Mike is fluent in Chinese Mandarin and holds a B.S in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UC San Diego. After quitting his engineering role at Apple in 2016, Mike backpacked solo for 2 years living with local communities. Notable mentions include hitchhiking from Beijing to Europe by land, motorbiking 4000km across India and Nepal, and volunteering with nonprofits in China and Bangladesh.

Select clients include The New York Times, National Geographic, San Francisco Chronicle, UCSF Medical School, The Atlantic, Mother Jones, NPR, ABC, CNN, PBS ..etc. 

Proud member of Diversify Photo. Archive represented by Redux Pictures

2020 Missouri Photo Workshop and 2021 Eddie Adams Workshop XXXIV Alum.

Based in San Francisco. Available Worldwide.

mikekaichenphoto@gmail.com

+14089215067

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