Douglas Hook (b.1986)

Douglas Hook is a staff writer and photojournalist for MassLive in Massachusetts, USA.

Working on long term documentary stories in the United States, Europe and Asia for a variety of publications. After graduating in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Batchelor of Arts with Honours, from the University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, in 2013 with one of his final images being selected for the “AOP Open Awards,” in London, he moved to China to focus on long term projects. Covering stories from LGBT issues, Gun Violence and religion in an atheist country to name a few, he has always had an anthropological interest in people as well as their social issues so he based himself in Chongqing from 2014 to 2018. His photographs have been exhibited in London and Chongqing and have also been published online and in print. Photographs from “你好 化龙桥-Hello, Hualongqiao,” an exhibition featuring works by artists and photographers from Chongqing, including Douglas, have been published in a book under the same name.

His publications include: Paris Match, Bloomberg Business, Time Magazine, Al Jazeera, South China Morning Post, Marianne, Pèlerin Magazine, Brut America, Buzzfeed, Edge of Humanity Magazine, Courrier Japan, Atlas Obscura, 6 Mois, The Republican, MassLive, MSN, Bloomberg News, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Times, Stars and Stripes, Miami New Times, The Republic, Daily Journal and the Herald Standard.