Hkun Lat


Hkun Lat is a documentary photographer from Myanmar. 

He is a former stringer photojournalist at AP Images and currently works at Frontier Myanmar Magazine and on assignment. 

Lat became interested in photography in 2011 when civil war broke out in Kachin State, northern Myanmar. His work focuses on unsolved and ongoing issues in Myanmar including civil war, natural resources and environmental concerns, elections, drugs, and opium out-rooting movements in Kachin State.

His awards include two first prizes and a second prize at Yangon Photo Festival, a Highly Commended award for the Ian Parry Scholarship in 2019, and an Award for Excellence at SOPA 2020.

World Press Photo Involvement:
Award-winning photographer 2021 Photo Contest

Hkun Lat on Social Media:
Instagram: @hkun_lat
Twitter: @hkun_lat

Hkun Lat

Image credit: Naw Eh Hser Wah, Myanmar