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Peace Flower Market & Cafe

Peace Flower Market & Cafe

This is one of the most popular spots among the foreigners in central Yokohama to meet with friends over a cup of coffee with a great homemade scone. As the name of the shop suggests, you can also buy flowers or learn about flower arrangements here. I was very happy when the owner, Yuko asked me to take pictures for her and I tried to pursue the concept of combining flowers or plants with the cakes and beverages. Al

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Newborn Leo

Newborn Leo

Photographing freshly born Leo was my first experience with the newborn photography. It's very different from all the other work I have done so far and I was glad that after doing a maternity session with Haruna, she and her family gave me the opportunity to take also pictures of their new family member. Although it was quite challenging, like everything new, it's definitely a type of photo shoot I would like to do

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Olivia's Graduation Portraits

Olivia’s Graduation Portraits

Olivia's parents live in Japan and she studies last year in a university in the US. So when she visited her parents this winter, they asked me to take her portraits for the graduation announcements which will be sent out in May after she passes all her final exams. I call it a total trust in daughter's academic abilities :-) Again, it was freezing cold but Olivia was willing to pose only in her light sweater and a s

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The Incredible Teilers

The Incredible Teilers

This was a real fun photo shoot! The Teilers spent more than two years in Japan and this was the last opportunity to capture the family portraits here. On a very cold January afternoon, with a freezing wind blowing they had to move constantly to get warm. So they were dancing, running, chasing each other and being just playful and silly. The cold was a price to pay for the clear view of Yokohama skyline and the colo

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Christmas with Passi Family

Christmas with Passi Family

My regular clients, a family with four incredibly cute daughters, asked me to take their Christmas portraits. The weather in Japan is quite warm even in December, so there was no way we would have crisp, white snow background. But the beautifully decorated Christmas tree, the presents and girls' outfits created the festive atmosphere well enough. I tried to add some more with the see through fairy lights foreground

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Indoor Maternity Session with Haruna

Indoor Maternity Session with Haruna

Maternity photo sessions are a special kind of portrait photography. There hasn't been much of opportunities for me to take such pictures so far. Only once before I did a photo shoot with my pregnant friend in a park with lots of sakura around. This time, in the middle of December, that was a totally different setting. When Haruna addressed me with her request, I knew there will be a lot of new things for me to lear

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Czech Innovation Expo

Czech Innovation Expo

At the end of the year, Czech Center in Tokyo together with the Embassy of the Czech Republic hold an interactive exhibition on innovations done by Czech scientists and engineers throughout the history until recent days. The exhibition took place in a very suitable venue, in Mirakan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovations. These photos were taken on the opening night with the presence of its creat

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Flint Family

Flint Family

Many families are asking me to take their pictures right before they leave Japan. The Flints wanted to have the photo shoot at very typical Yokohama setting, so we chose Yamashita Park and nearby Oosanbashi pier, so we can have the Yokohama panorama in the background. The soft light of approaching sunset made a wonderful atmosphere and I think the pictures turned out very well. ・2018/12/01 ・Yamashita Park, Oosan

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Christmas Bazaar 2018

Christmas Bazaar 2018

Christmas Bazaar is an annual fund-raising event organized by parents of Saint Maur International School in Yokohama. Being a head of the parent organization, it meant a lot of work and preparation for me but on the day, I came back to my role of a photographer. And this year I also took videos to compile a moving documentation. Although taking pictures and videos at the same time was quite challenging, it was a grea

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"After 1984"

“After 1984”

Theater has always been my love since I was a child. Luckily, my sons' school has the best auditorium and the best drama teacher of all the international schools in Japan. Few times a year I thus have the opportunity to take pictures of the student performances which brings me back to my teenage years when I used to play in the youth theater. This year's high school production was based on George Orwel's famous novel

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