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Kris Cheng

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Kris Cheng is a photographer and filmmaker based in NYC and SF.

A California native living in NYC, Kris has shot for brands like Nike, Apple, and Google, as well as a number of foundations and nonprofits, in over a dozen countries across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

A product of the Stanford d.school, his work is tied together by the common thread of empathy, spanning visual media & storytelling, consumer products, and international development over the past 10 years. He draws frequently from his interdisciplinary background in his commercial and documentary work, and he strives to create the most striking and meaningful imagery possible with those around him.

He is also the co-founder of the camera hardware company Alpine Labs and co-founder/creative director over at Maku Creative.