Throwback Time: Which BTS Concept Photos From the ‘Love Yourself’ Era Are Your Favorite Ones?

Let’s Look Back At These Beautiful Concept Photos By BTS

BTS treats their Army fans with outstanding music, powerful dance choreography, and outstanding stage performances. BTS is a global icon and the most important Korean-wave artist at the moment.

In addition to music, ARMY are being treated with gorgeous concept photos of each member of the group. The concept photos are released as a teaser before the release of the actual album. The marketing strategy proves to be an excellent one, since fans are drooling for gorgeous pictures of their beloved BTS members.

In this article, Channel-Korea will talk about and show you all of Love Yourself series concept photos by BTS. So stay tuned!

Love Yourself 承 ‘Her’

Love Yourself承 ‘Her’ is BTS’s fifth EP. The album was released on September 18, 2017, in four different versions, and consisted of nine excellent music tracks. The fifth EP included DNA and Mic Drop as the leading tracks. Love Yourself 承 ‘Her’ sold more than 2 million copies in South Korea, and won the grand prize at the 32nd Golden Disc Awards.

Prior to the release of Love Yourself 承 ‘Her’, Big Hit Entertainment released BTS four photo concept in early September 2019. Each of the photo concepts were available for BTS Army to purchase before the release of the fifth EP. There were four different photo concepts, and each of them were titled L, O, V and E.


No. Title
1. Intro: Serendipity
2. DNA
3. Best of Me
4. Dimple
5. Pied Piper
6. Skit: Billboard Music Awards Speech
7. MIC Drop
8.  Go Go
9. Outro: Her


Hidden Tracks

No. Title
10. Skit: Hesitation and Fear
11.  Sea


Concept Photo L

The first concept photo is L. The BTS members looked very comfortable in a tropical-themed relaxation room. They were lying down on a carpet, and some of their eyes looked very sleepy. It seemed that they were enjoying a relaxation trip to a tropical country before shooting the concept photo.

Concept Photo O

The second concept photo was O. The second concept was beautiful and had an ethereal look. All the members were dressed in simple, light-colored outfits. The background of the concept photo are clouds, the sky, and flowers. The BTS boys look angelic in the photo concept with its cozy cloud background. It seemed like they are floating in the sky or playing in ane angel garden.

Concept Photo V

The third photo concept, V, showed all the BTS members in very casual outfits. Their clothes are colorful and emphasize their youthful looks. It had the early twenties era when portable video games were a huge hit among teens and the young generation

Concept Photo E

All the BTS members showed their charisma and charm in the fourth photo concept. It had a school-boy theme and, the boys wore very colorful clothes. After taking the picture in school, they headed to an arcade.

Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear

Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear’ is the third full studio album by BTS. The album was released on May 18, 2018. According to Big Hit Entertainment, the concept for BTS’s third full album is about pain and sorrow as a result of a breakup. Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear’ was the first music album from a Korean artist to peak on the USA album charts. The album was released in four versions


No. Title
1. Intro: Singularity
2. Fake Love
3. The Truth Untold
4. 134340
5. Paradise”
6. Love Maze
7. Magic Shop
8. Airplane Pt. 2
9. Anpanman
10. So What
11. Outro: Tear”


Concept Photo Y

The BTS members were pictured in a barren and cast tropical grassland. There was nobody other than the boys, and they looked far ahead at the sunrise. They were dressed in casual outfits and each of them looked very comfortable and youthful in the photos.

Concept Photo O

With the second photo concept for Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear’, the BTS members again dressed in casual outfits. The pictures were taken in black and white, giving them a dramatic and historic look. However, on the individual photos, each member was visibly exhausted and was in painful sorrow.

Concept Photo U

Concept Photo U was taken in an extreme close-up shoot. Each member was dressed in white pants and shirt. Their hair color returned to the original color.

Concept Photo R

For the fourth photo concept, all the BTS members were dressed in jeans and jacket. All of them were wearing different shades of denim, from pure white to a dark navy color. All of them look masculine and fashionable in denim-themed outfits.