An idol’s creative talents don’t always stop at singing and dancing. These 9 idols are also incredibly talented photographers! Their skills are so impressive, they could’ve made a career out of photography if they weren’t busy killing it on stage.
1. V (BTS)
BTS’s V has been posting his photography to social media for several years now, and he’s only gotten better over time.
Most of his photos feature scenery and landscapes from all the places V gets to visit with BTS.
V is a big fan of esteemed Australian photographer Ante Badzim, which is why he used to upload his photos under the nickname “Vante”. To show how much he loves V back, Badzim one dedicated a photo to him on Instagram.
2. Seulgi (Red Velvet)
There’s no denying that Red Velvet’s Seulgi is a true artist. Alongside music, she also loves drawing and photography.
Seulgi particularly enjoys shooting on vintage film cameras. She’s been spotted using them on Level Up Project, Battle Trip, and Secret Unnie.
3. Jungkook (BTS)
Photography has always been a habit of Jungkook’s. Whether BTS is touring or vacationing, he always brings a camera with him.
Many photo-enthusiast ARMYs have complemented his ability to balance compositions and bring a unique, artistic vision to each location.
4. Ten (NCT)
NCT’s Ten first started sharing his photos under the hashtag #TENTOGAPHY years ago. His creativity shows just how good he’d be as a professional.
One of Ten’s unique specialisms is portrait photography. He really knows how to capture his members, sharing gorgeous photos of Johnny, Renjun, and more.
5. Mino (WINNER)
Mino has long been known for his creative hobbies. He even had his artwork displayed in an exhibition with fellow WINNER member Seungyoon.
Alongside painting, he loves photography. Color is one of the most notable things about his style; his photos often feature bright, contrasting hues.
6. YoonA (Girls’ Generation)
There isn’t much in the world as pretty as YoonA, but her beautiful scenery photography is a close second.
Back in November 2019, Lee Hyori revealed that YoonA taught her a lot about how to use photo editing apps.
7. JB (GOT7)
JB has always been the master photographer in GOT7. He’s so good as his craft, he even inspired Jinyoung to take up the hobby.
Back in 2017, the two had their first photography exhibit entitled Tomorrow, Today.
8. Mingyu (SEVENTEEN)
SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu has a unique photography style characterized by desaturated tones and vintage vibes.
He snaps everything from cityscapes to nature just like a professional.
9. Donghae (Super Junior)
Donghae from Super Junior is one of the most successful idols of the second generation. But, if it hadn’t worked out, a career in photography definitely would have.
Donghae’s skills are so good, even camera companies are impressed. Esteemed brand Leica once worked with him on an ad as part of his Cadillac endorsement.