Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

Oct 22, 2014

Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died. Wertheimer, who was 85, died of natural causes at his New York apartment, said Chris Murray, who owns Washington, D.C’s Govinda Gallery, which counts Wertheimer among ...

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 ...