In May during an assignment for a French TV program, I had the opportunity to take pictures of J-Pop band AKB48. This band is composed of three teams (A, K, B) of 16 young japanese girls. AKB48 idols perform every weekday in their own theater on the 8th floor of Don Quichote supermarket in Tokyo’s [...]
Last Wednesday in Tokyo was Pecha Kucha night #68. Pecha Kucha night are based on 20sec * 20 slides presentations, about architecture, design, photography and any kind of contemporary creative fields. This concept was created in Tokyo in 2003 by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architecture. PechaKucha Nights are now happening in [...]
© Kishin Shinoyama (Via JapanToday) Police investigators searched the office and home in Tokyo of photographer Kishin Shinoyama on Tuesday on suspicion of public indecency over the shooting of nude photos for his book of photos ‘‘20XX TOKYO.’’ The investigators also raided the office in Tokyo of a talent agency to which one of the [...]
Photographers : Mario Sorrenti and Nobuyoshi Araki Model : Raquel Zimmerman Tokyo, june 2008. Pictures published in Vogue Nippon, october 2008.
Seven Japanese newspapers in the top 10 : Rank, Title, Country, Circulation (000) 1, Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan, 14,067 2, The Asahi Shimbun, Japan, 12,121 3, Mainichi Shimbun, Japan, 5,587 4, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Japan, 4,635 5, Chunichi Shimbun, Japan, 4,512 6, Bild, Germany, 3,867 7, Sankei Shimbun, Japan, 2,757 8, Canako Xiaoxi (Beijing), China, 2,627 [...]
On the lefft, a Chanel advertising for the European market. On the right, the same advertising for the Japanese market. (Model : Keira Knightley, Photographer : Dominique Issermann)