Ye Ming is a writer, photo editor, and photographer. She is a frequent contributor to TIME LightBox, TIME Magazine’s photography site, with a focus on the introduction of Asian photography. Her writing and photography has also appeared in Tencent News, Caixin Magazine, The Jewish Daily Forward, and other publications. In 2015, Ming co-founded Yuanjin Photo, a Chinese-language WeChat blog covering photojournalism and documentary photography.

Ming moved to the U.S. at the age of 18 in pursuit of a journalism degree. She holds a M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from Colorado State University-Pueblo. She is a recipient of SPJ Colorado Pro Chapter’s Helen Verba Award and Denver Press Club Student Scholarship.

Last Updated: November 16, 2020

Depth of Field


Meet ‘Depth of Field’: The Month’s Best Chinese Photojournalism

Yan Cong, Ye Ming & more from Yuanjin Photo
Welcome to ChinaFile’s inaugural “Depth of Field” column. In collaboration with Yuanjin Photo, an independent photo blog published by photographers Yan Cong and Ye Ming on the Chinese social media platform WeChat, we will highlight new and...