SHOOT Articles

 

Photo Diary by Yumiko Kikuchi and Matsuki Narishige

“Hello Tokyo. How was your day. It's been 15 years since I first met you. I love you by the way. I really do. I know you don't even see me, and...

Photo Diary by Tamami Iinuma

“Ueno is at the core of Tokyo’s art and culture scene. It has a unique diversity and multiple layers of urban creation: stories of our past, fragile mo...

Photo Diary by Aya Okabe

“The day after a person dear to me had passed away, I headed to Umabashi Park in Koenji to reserve a spot for hanami. These photos were shot within the...

Photo Diary by Haruna Sato

“I have a part-time job on weekdays in Chiyoda Ward. Within a short walk are Minato, Shinjuku and Chuo Wards - you could say it's the central busin...

Photo Diary by Yasufumi Manda

“The winter light. Short, calm days and long, harsh nights. Our appetite never ceases. Regardless of the season, we savour what is delicious.” Y...

Photo Diary by Toshiaki Kitaoka

“I say good morning, but there is no answer. The light enters from the same place. I suddenly realise tomorrow's already here, and when I wake up...

Photo Diary by Nana Yoshimura

“Photographs capture the light of the past, and it is that light that now connects you and I. Light, trapped in a photograph, has the potential to beco...

Photo Diary by Yasuhiro Morikawa

“Dreams and reality come and go.” Yasuhiro Morikawa is a Tokyo based photographer who was recently featured in the emerging photographers guide,...

Photo Diary by Shohei Yoshida

“There are moments when I don't want to think why.” Shohei Yoshida is Tokyo based artist working predominately with collage. Released earlie...

Photo Diary by Atsuko Susuki

“Blue light, and the colour red exist here. I take photos of my reflection in the light, of my hands, feet and hair, of myself with another girl, and ...

Photo Diary by Ryota Miyake

“Everyday I wake to the noise of sparrows. They come to my balcony to eat food, perching on a table made by my brother.” Ryota Miyake is a Toky...

Photo Diary by Mai Chaya

“I moved to Tokyo more than ten years ago, and I'm still here in this chaos. Sometimes when I look at photos shot in Tokyo, they appear to be from ...

Photo Diary by Daisuke Yokota

”I've spent a lot of time at home over the last year. Waking in the evening, sleeping through the day. Occasionally going for a walk to buy cigarettes. ...

Photo Diary by Alberto Rodríguez Collía

“We found this place by chance, an organic and improvised street market… in the middle of the chaos was this temple, like an oasis of peace.&rdq...

Photo Diary by Cameron Allan Mckean

“These are some photographs of faces on my daily train commute and from a trip to a beach south of Tokyo. My 40 minute commute is from a station in Eas...

Photo Diary by Ayu Kobayashi

“My favourite flowers in my room, the morning light. Heading outside, I favour the side streets, where unexpectedly, silence surrounds me. These are th...

Photo Diary by Koshi Kawachi

“For the length of the rainy season, I lived through the lens of my camera. Looking back, I think my eyesight is even better now than it was before.&rd...

Photo Diary by Futoshi Miyagi

“For breakfast I usually have a slice of toast and iced green tea, sometimes with yoghurt. During the day I work at Utrecht, an art bookshop in Aoyama ...

Photo Diary by Kae Ho

“East Tokyo is a grey maze. I took these photos while zigzagging through it on the way to my grandparents' house.” Kae Ho is an art conservator and pho...