For more then 15 years I work as a professional photographer, who focuses on people and creates documents about their lives, cover their creativity, art, fun and evils.
More then 10 years based in Tokyo, I work for several Japanese magazines and corporate clients. My feature stories are regurarly publish in several overseas magazines. I have worked for such clients like BBC, The Times, Asia Times or Sony Music Entertaiment, Victor Entertainment or Cartoon Network, Tenaris NKKTubes, Yamaha Motor Cp.Ltd., Golin Harris International Ltd., Turner International Japan INC., TNTC, Paul Hastings, Keibunsha Co, Ltd., Dorling Kindersley, ICE Tokyo.
By cooperating with other colleges we also produce, record and edit video presentations for corporate clients, prepare feature videos for TVs, and audio records for radio broadcasting.
My personal work contains a great body of images which describe Japanese tradition, Japanese culture and craft, but also undeground society of Japan.
I recently published a book "Traditional Tattoo in Japan: Horikazu-Lifework of the Tattoo Master from Asakusa in Tokyo" - featuring traditional school of tebori - Japanese style of tattooing and surrounding underground culture of the tattooed society. Samples from the book could be seen here.
As an owner of the Agency mh, speaking in English, Japanese, Russian, Czech and cooperating with other Japanese freelance producers, assistants, location services, rental shops, journalists, writers, TV announcers, we are great team who can produce and execute a great photo/ video shoot here in Japan and other Asian country.
Digital camera: Canon 5D Mark III, Mac + Capture One, Lightroom,Photoshop, Final Cut Pro X
Film camera: 4x5"Toyo View, 6x4,5 Mamiya
Studio Lights: Hensel 500 set, softboxes, umbrellas, stands, paper backdrops, etc.
Audio Recorder: portable digital recorder Tascam DR100, dynamic microphone Shure SM63LB, boom, audio cabels, monitor headphones Sony PRO MDR-7506