Seijin no hi

Photography – own work plus professional photos and commissions.

Kyoto in the snow

Top: coming-of-age day. Above: somewhere near Kyoto in the snow.
一番上:成人の日。上:雪の中で京都の近くの所。

Harajuku

Harajuku shopping reflected in mirrors. I used one of these shots for the cover of the book, 鏡に映った原宿ショッピング。「When AI Becomes God」本の表紙に使用。

Nambu ironware

Inside a small two-man factory workshop, which is black with metalic dust, where they make nambu ironware (traditional Japanese kettles and the like). Taken for the Takumi (artisan) book I designed and photographed.
南部鉄瓶の小さな工房風景。「匠」本のデザインと撮影を担当。

Making sushi

The hands of Hidekasu Tojo, sushi-master with a restaurant in Vancouver – and who invented the California Roll. I was lucky enough to get the home-made sushi he's making here.
カリフォルニアロールを考案した寿司職人 東條英員の手

Sea

People at the sea in Akiya.
秋谷の海の人々。

Temple and office building

A man takes a call outside an office building with shrine reflected in the glass.
ガ電話をかけるサラリーマン(ガラス張りの神社前で)。

Kumagai-san

Portrait of Kumagai-san, boss of the Kumagai-gumi yakuza clan. For a report in the Christian Science Monitor by Gavin Blair
熊谷さんの肖像、熊谷組の上司。 Christian Science Monitorの記事。

Hagiwara-san

Portrait of Hagiwara-san at home, taken for the book La deco des jeunes japonais ("interior decoration of young Japanese") which I also designed.
La deco des jeunes japonais(一人辛しのインテリアデザイン)本の撮影。

Portraits

Two of many portraits of journalists and photographers I've taken for the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan magazine Number 1 Shimbun. (Journalist Anna Fifield and photographer Stirling Elmendorf.
海外向け機関誌などで撮影したジャーナリストや写真家など多数の肖像画。(写真は Anna Fifield Stirling Elmendorfのポートレート)。