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Exhibition Schedule Changed

My exhibition schedule has been changed. I’m sorry for the inconvenience. My son caught a cold and he needs my care. I want to say big thanks for Ehrismann staff for their kindness and understanding. The exhibition starts this Sunday (7日) and lasts until Thursday (11日). I am really excited!

Maria Exhibition Flyer

Designed by Izaki Shinobu.

Finland Embassy’s site

My exhibition made it to the culture calendar of Finland Embassy. Thanx! http://www.finland.or.jp/public/default.aspx?contentid=310717&nodeid=41276&culture=en-US

Exhibition page

I added official exhibition page: http://www.hiyayaakko.com/maria-exhibition/

Nobuto Fukutsu’s Exhibition

I had chance to meet my friend Nobuto Fukutsu today, again, after many years. It could be said that today I met him for first time, through his work. His work is lyrical expression, but also free and artistically pure. His floral pattern and soft colour make stark contrast with the striking expression of the
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With N-chan

Today was like a new chapter for me. I had chance to take photos of my beautiful friend N-chan in a very special place in heart of Midori-ku. Here is her interview in Vimeo.

Days like these remind me of the reason why I became photographer.


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Regarding Beauty

“Beauty” for me is something sacred, like something untouchable and something that isn’t from this world. It is just there for a very short time and it will disappear, like a beautiful ghost. It’s so, very fragile and light. It is not meant to be touched, and it is not meant to be stared.  It
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Regarding Image Theft in Japan

Couple weeks ago I received a message from a friend whose photo I took back in 2012. In her message she told me that her face is appearing in this shady website of Japanese company which sells some kind of medicines. And it indeed, there my photo was. In description she was told to be 42
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Jeff Liu Photography

Interesting. Really love the mood of his photos. Processed look doesn’t have to be boring. https://www.facebook.com/jeffliuphotography

Interview with Mike Gesgregen

Great interview. http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2014/03/06/street-interview-with-mike-gesgregen-in-berkeley/

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