Sebastian Smith

For Sebastian Smith's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

D'Orazio: Digital photos kill beauty

Apr 3, 2013

D'Orazio: Digital photos kill beauty

Sante D’Orazio, a photographer at the heart of the supermodel era, believes the switch to digital cameras means greater detail than ever before, but the loss of something more important: beauty. “The sense of emotion is gone. It creates a detachment from the subject. ...

Lanza's mom took secrets to grave

Dec 19, 2012

Lanza's mom took secrets to grave

In a case full of perplexing questions, the mother of Connecticut shooter Adam Lanza is the mystery woman — but whatever secrets she had about her son were lost forever when he shot her in the head. Nancy Lanza has been something of a ...