Born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan in 1946. Graduated from the Department of Photography, Nihon University College of Art in 1969 and finished a program at Nihon University Art Institute in 1971. Visited France and Germany according to the artist overseas training system by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in 1976. He had studied and photographed based in Paris as a long-term foreign residency researcher of the Nihon University in 1984-85.

He has been photographing Legacy of Time Passed with capturing the relationship between cities and nature in Europe, such as France, Italy, Spain and others since 1970s for his lifework and has documented the changing of life and city of the people with feeling of intimacy in his work “Asia”.

He retired a Professor and Head of Department of Photography, Nihon University in 2016.

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