A native of Seattle, John Lok has been a staff photographer at The Seattle Times since 2003. At the age of 30, Lok discovered a passion for photography, and photojournalism in particular, and pursued formal training by enrolling in the photojournalism program at Western Kentucky University, graduating in Fall 2002 with his second undergraduate degree. During his photography education, he interned at the Messenger-Inquirer (Owensboro, Ky.), Kalamazoo Gazette (Kalamazoo, Mich.), St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and the Los Angeles Times. He and his family live in the Seattle area.
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