Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aloha, my name is Kent. I’m a freelance photojournalist based in Honolulu, Hawaii.
I am an alumni of The Los Angeles Times, The Denver Post, Tampa Bay Times, and the Colorado Springs Gazette.
I was born in Taipei, Taiwan and raised by the two most amazing, loving people I know. I am a lover of good food, great company, vivid colors, and amazing light.
My work has been recognized by the Colorado Press Association, Colorado Associated Press Editors and Reporters, College Photographer of the Year, the University of Hawaii, and the Eddie Adams Workshop.
I have had work commissioned and/or published by The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and The Washington Post to name a few.
- Breaking news
Portrait - Mangauil, Lanakila
MAUNA KEA, HI - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17: Lanakila Mangauil poses for a portrait near an ahu, or a stone heap or platform used as a marker or memorial, near Pu‘uhuluhulu hill on September 17, 2015 in Mauna Kea, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura for Nature Journal)
Hawaii North Shore Lifeguards
Lifeguards D. J. Rodger, left, and Jesse King scanned the shoreline from their tower at Waimea Bay in Hawaii on December 08, 2014. A group of 42 full-time lifeguards have the task of patrolling one of the most dangerous stretches of beach in the world. (Kent Nishimura for The New York Times)