Photographer exhibits Vietnam War photos

Jul 15, 2014

Photographer exhibits Vietnam War photos

by Toshiki Makino

Photographer Bunyo Ishikawa, who documented the Vietnam War and its aftermath over several decades, has been marking the 50th anniversary of his first trip to that country with a special exhibition. Bunyo Ishikawa, 76, showed some 50 photos at an exhibition Titled “Senso to ...

Local photographer captures 42 years of Okinawa

Aug 6, 2013

Local photographer captures 42 years of Okinawa

by Toshiki Makino

Okinawan photographer Hiroaki Yamashiro has captured his prefecture’s culture, nature and the struggle of its people against the U.S. military presence for more than four decades. The culmination of those years is now on view at the Japan Newspaper Museum in Yokohama. The 64-year-old ...

Feb 6, 2013

Photog Leslie Kee nabbed for selling genitalia pics

Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee and two others have been arrested on suspicion of selling photo collections containing images of male genitalia in Tokyo, an act police say constitutes illegal distribution of obscene documents. Kee, 41, a Japan-based photographer known for his published works featuring ...