A native of Tacoma, Washington, Tim Klein is a photographer based in Chicago, Illinois. The foundation of Klein’s artistic practice is rooted in journalism photography. His career spans almost twenty years. Klein exhibits in Chicago’s River North Gallery District and he has been published internationally and nationally in newspapers and magazines such as New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire, The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian Magazine, Time Out, Variety Magazine, Out Magazine, Wired Japan, W Magazine, Reader’s Digest, National Geographic, and Forbes, among others. Klein’s photography is located in the collections of DeGroot Fine Art Acquistions, The Draper, Flats Studios, Chicago Department of Transportation, The Otis, Terrell Place, Presence Health Chicago, and The Ardus, among others.
Klein approaches contemporary photography with an awareness of the power the photograph possesses in documenting an ever-changing world. Preserving the sublime qualities of nature, the humbling scale of forests and mountains for generations to come. Klein has an eye for ephemeral beauty, such as the dreamy fog that brushes high altitudes and slips away in a mist. Klein’s photograph titled Mountain Mist was taken on the winding Inca trails through the Andean mountains in Peru.