Cory Lum is a staff photojournalist at Honolulu Civil Beat. Before joining Civil Beat, Cory was in Japan doing work with European Press Photos. He was witness to the devastation of Japan's 2011 tsunami and earthquake in the Tohoku area.
While he grew up in Honolulu, Cory has taken photos all over the world and contributed to the New York Times, the Washington Post, and many other national news organizations. He taught photography at the University of Hawaii and has participated in the White House press pool.
When Lum isn't slinging his cameras, he enjoys cycling, cooking and hand building/wheel thrown ceramics. You can reach Cory @corypix via Instagram and @photocorylum via Twitter.