Kyoung-Woo Lee was born in Daejon, Korea, in 1957, and still lives there. He works as a researcher for the geo-image processing and analysis team at ADD, located in Daeduk Science Town. He has been doing black and white photography as a hobby since 1977. His first solo exhibition, entitled "Landscape Plus", was at the Samsung Gallery in 1998. He is a member of several local photo clubs, including Chung-Nam National University Photo Club, ADD Photo Club, and the Black&White 2000 Society.