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Stefan Le Du, 42, a sustainability specialist from Nantes, France, moved to Tokyo to work for the French Embassy in 2016. An avid photographer, he takes pictures of nostalgic storefronts throughout Japan that catch his eye and uploads them to the Instagram account, @storefronts.japan.

1. How did you get into photography? I think I got my first camera when I was 11, but what changed my approach to photography was the rise of social networks. In 2006, I discovered Flickr, a platform where photographers, both amateurs or professionals, could share pictures and develop communities.

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