A JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHER BORN IN ODAWARA, KANAGAWA PREFECTURE, 1974
He studied at Tokyo college of photography in 2000 and started freelancing in 2002. He dives into the water alongside his subjects and photographs them. The motifs are male and female of all generations with various facial expressions from tranquility to pain. In 2013 he published a work collection "BREATH" that summarized his life work. It is one of his ongoing work series, which has received worldwide acclaims. His works are mainly known on advertisements, CD jackets and editorial shoots. He won many awards internationally as PX3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS 2010 2nd place in Fine art category and International Photography Awards 2012 2nd place in People category.