In Japanese, the word "senjō kameraman" typically translates to “battlefield cameraman,” but Toko Jinno, 35, uses another reading of the word senjō, “aboard a ship,” to describe her work as a photographer documenting the lives of Hokkaido’s fishermen.

1. Have you always lived in Kushiro, Hokkaido? Yes, I lived here until graduating high school, then I transferred to Sapporo International University.

2. Why did you choose Sapporo? I was interested in studying tourism and English. After graduation, I worked at New Chitose Airport. Sapporo is such a delightful city to live in.