5 Talented Japanese Photographers

The Best Japanese Photographers published in Dodho Magazine. The great stories by Osamu Jinguji, Ryota Kajita, Tomohide Ikeya, Koji Tajima and Shinji Ichikawa.

The Best Japanese Photographers published in Dodho Magazine. The great stories by Osamu Jinguji, Ryota Kajita, Tomohide Ikeya, Koji Tajima and Shinji Ichikawa. 

Osamu Jinguji : Everything is in flux and nothing is permanent

Osamu Jinguji / Japanese Photographers
Osamu Jinguji / Japanese Photographers

I was born in Japan in 1962. Now, I’m a photo artist and a creator but my first career as an artist is an actor and a model. After their activities for 5 years, I retired owing to bad health. After taking over 25 years of twists and turns, I made a decision to live as an artist again and finally selected to become a photographer which I like the best of ever and fit my current life style very much. So, it means that, living, as a photographer, must be my last resort to survive in this world. More……

Ice Formations by Ryota Kajita

Ryota Kajita / Japanese Photographers
Ryota Kajita / Japanese Photographers

This series, Ice Formations, captured ice patterns appearing on ponds, lakes and river in the beginning of winter around Fairbanks, Alaska. The photographs were taken over the past four years with a medium format film camera, which allows me to capture delicate details of the ice, and this is an ongoing project. Many of these are frozen bubbles of gases like methane or carbon dioxide trapped under ice. When lake and river water freezes, it turns into ice slowly from the surface and traps the gases. More…..

 

My method is different from the one most photographers use. I do not go around and shoot. I usually have a specific vision, just by myself. One night I thought of taking a photographic exposure of a film at a movie theater while the film was being projected. I imagined how it could be possible to shoot an entire movie with my camera. Then I had the clear vision that the movie screen would show up on the picture as a white rectangle. I thought it could look like a very brilliant white rectangle coming out from the screen, shining throughout the whole theater. It might seem very interesting and mysterious, even in some way religious.

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Architecture by Koji Tajima

Koji Tajima / Japanese Photographers
Koji Tajima / Japanese Photographers

Koji Tajima , living in Gunma Japan. I like Urbanscape , Architecture. These are my urban surreal photo experiment. Time, space, architecture, perspective. Break and re-create. I’m going to go HongKong and London and some huge cities to the future. and continue these works. I have been worked advertising company several years as interactive designer. I saw a great works in that and I created web site with the staff of company. turned freelance from 2011. Very inspiration from that.  More….

Shinji Ichikawa : The essence

Shinji Ichikawa / Japanese Photographers
Shinji Ichikawa / Japanese Photographers

I was born to a family who ran a photo studio; thus, I was raised in an environment surrounded by photography. The town where I was born and grew up is famous as the spot where Japanese spirits would come to gather from all over the country in the tenth month of the old calendar. Growing up in a place like that, I am powerfully drawn to the world of the surreal, to things that are mysterious and out of ordinary. Japan is reputedly home to innumerable spirits, known as kami, and it is believed that these spirits inhabit all sorts of entities. Sensing the truth of this, I sometimes find that the people and things I encounter are difficult to approach, catching my attention as they exude something of this unseen world. ! More….

Water – Tomohide Ikeya

Tomohide Ikeya / Japanese Photographers
Tomohide Ikeya / Japanese Photographers

I’m a photographer who has a concept of “Control” for my work. Water is one of “uncontrolled” things which the human being never can to do. I had a lot of opportunities to think about ‘water’ with doing scuba diving in several countries as a hobby. The beauty of sunshine viewed from under water, daily life of aquatics and me as human just be able to see their world for a moment… More….

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The presence of an absence by Francesco Pace Rizzi

The presence of an absence by Francesco Pace Rizzi

The ephemeral geometries of the shadows, sometimes complex, sometimes simple, exert a great fascination on me such as to push me to deepen this topic and create a project (started in 2019) where the shadows are in a sort of dialogue with the scene, able to free the imagination and create surreal and intangible images.
Street photography; Hong Kong Lines and Patterns by Jason Au

Street photography; Hong Kong Lines and Patterns by Jason Au

"Hong Kong Lines and Patterns" is a street photography series that comes with a fine art aesthetic and the compositional approach of isolating urban subjects, geometric elements and forms fromthe chaotic urban environment of Hong Kong.
Real vs Unreal by Kaushik Dolui

Real vs Unreal by Kaushik Dolui

Photographs of this trend create a reality that does not reflect reality, but prompted by subconscious, characteristics, the expression of unconscious fantasies. Something like unnatural, supernatural and mysterious.

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Cronorifugio

Cronorifugio

Light and time. These two essential concepts in photography are also fundamental for our being and in our life. Here and now, I feel that the time has come to talk about the time.
Sahara Giants by Alice de Kruijs

Sahara Giants by Alice de Kruijs

When in 2000, the palaeontologist Paul Sereno went to look for new dinosaur bones in the Sahara Desert, he did not expect that he would return from there as an archaeologist. Arriving in the northeast of Niger, Sereno and his colleague’s day after day sifted through the sand of Tener, one of the most inhospitable deserts in the world, which even the nomadic inhabitants of the Sahara call “desert in the desert”.
Tell me who I am by Mohammad Sorkhabi

Tell me who I am by Mohammad Sorkhabi

Segregation by gender has existed in highly conservative communities for years, in order to raise their children in an isolated environment and away from any sort of sexual relations. But in most cases, this only causes sexual suppression and severe disorders in sexual orientation identification.

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Aryan Pramudito : Jakarta through my phone

Aryan Pramudito : Jakarta through my phone

It was on sunny afternoon of March 2015. That was my first time I fall for street photography. It was a Shumay food hawker made me fall in love.
First Call Out by Jen Davis

First Call Out by Jen Davis

Since the publication of my first monograph “Eleven Years,” I found that most of what I wanted to say in this self-portrait series had been said, and I was interested in taking a break from the intensity of looking at my own body.
Haenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

Haenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

South Korea, Jeju island, known for its characteristic basalt volcanic rock, sits off South Korea. It is the home of the renowned Haenyeo or women of the sea who free dive off the black shores of Jeju harvesting delicacies from the sea.
Lucha Libre Extrema by Annick Donkers

Lucha Libre Extrema by Annick Donkers

Annick has been traveling widely in Mexico since 2002, and after many years of living between countries, finally decided to settle permanently in Mexico City.
The departed by Zhou Yulong

The departed by Zhou Yulong

When my grandfather passed away that year, I stood beside him. The weeping people had gone, and there were only the two of us. He lay there as if he were asleep, and I stood in a trance in a dream.
Guatemala by Tom Bell

Guatemala by Tom Bell

The highland village markets are filled with people in colorful indigenous clothing, buying and selling brightly hued fruits and vegetables, blankets, woven goods, wood carvings, and articles for tourists.
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Meeting Sheila by Ashley Comer

Meeting Sheila by Ashley Comer

"I gave her life to give her life" are the words Sheila muttered to the nurse who so rudely asked why she was giving me up. After being raised by a loving family, I have immense gratitude for the life handed to me.
Altitude by Hengki Koentjoro

Altitude by Hengki Koentjoro

It’s one of the utmost forms of joy in life: the delight of waking up in the youngest hour of the morning, racing with the break of dawn to ascend the height of the earth.
Growing in Darkness by Mário Macilau

Growing in Darkness by Mário Macilau

Mário Macilau is a photographer who works with “the ghosts of society” – socially isolated groups and subcultures – activating subjects and their stories though his psychologically sensitive yet loaded photographic lens.
The Mara by Anup Shah

The Mara by Anup Shah

I live in the wild for long stretches of time. Inevitably, I fall under the spell of wild animals. It dawns on me that these are intelligent, emotional, social and personable beings. I connect with their sentience.
Planet Earth; The Elements by Paul Bride

Planet Earth; The Elements by Paul Bride

Trying to explain the concept behind my photography is never as fun as actually pressing the shutter button. Why do I try so hard to create the images I dream about? Why developed a style over the years in an attempt to define how I see the world?
Still lifes by Belén Argüeso

Still lifes by Belén Argüeso

More or less three years gave me my first camera ...... I'm not a professional photographer ... just a simple fan trying learn and improve every day,. I started taking pictures of my dog, and uploading them to a pet forum

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On Changes by Elena Nassati

On Changes by Elena Nassati

An image may be a reconstructed memory based on the photographer’s experience. Through my project entitled ‘On Changes’, I am recounting different stories based on memories and experiences from my recent past
Chengdu China Streetscapes by Roman Wolczak

Chengdu China Streetscapes by Roman Wolczak

This series of photos was taken in May 2019 at Chengdu, the capital of southwestern China’s Sichuan province. Chengdu is known to be one of the happiest cities in China and has many famous sites to visit.
The soul of photography by Maria Svarbova

The soul of photography by Maria Svarbova

I am Maria Svarbova also known as Aria Baró. I am 25 years old woman home based on Slovakia. I have graduated archeology this year. My first artistic attempts falls down back to my early child hood what is later in 2010 transforming in to photography dedication entirely.
Interview with Panos & Mary, The new documentalists

Interview with Panos & Mary, The new documentalists

Panos Mary is a photographic duo, and this is not their only unusual feat. These Greek islanders belong to the new documentalists. They portray realities through poetic images in pastel color fantasies.
Exclusive interview with Reza, the photographer of just causes

Exclusive interview with Reza, the photographer of just causes

Reza is a person with his light and one of the best-known photographers in the world, he has shot his camera capturing the beauty and war, for the National Geographic and other prestigious international media such as Time, Stern, Newsweek, El País, Paris-Match, Geo.
Red Harmony by Nicolò Occhipinti

Red Harmony by Nicolò Occhipinti

The enchanting beauty of a girl with red hair and freckles smoothly nestled in the greens and the browns of a wood, embracing the wild nature in a dreamy atmosphere, a desire of harmony and peace rarely found in the daily chaos of the urban life.
kings,queens & fairy tales by John Paul Evans

kings,queens & fairy tales by John Paul Evans

The project is a development of work with my partner Peter in which we perform various incarnations of the couple/family/ wedding portrait. These images were initially inspired by the tradition of the painted wedding portrait in western art history.
Hanjo – A photographic novel by Yoram Roth

Hanjo – A photographic novel by Yoram Roth

These images are part of a photographic novel… a limited-edition book that will be introduced at Tokyo Photo in September 2013.
Street Photography by Christine L. Mace

Street Photography by Christine L. Mace

My artwork explores candid moments and unfiltered interactions humanizing the subject, place or space.  I capture different cultures and walks of life to document the other and uncover the common thread that ties us together.

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