Fruits de Mer

Fruits de Mer

Hake with Clams in a Salsa Verde. One of six dishes from my latest project, The Ocean Cleanup: Fruits de Mer, a collaboration with executive chef Aaron Tighe of Circle of Misse, with inspiration – and plastics – sourced from The Ocean Cleanup. Working on the goal of removing plastics from the ocean, The Ocean Cleanup has a crowdsourcing campaign…
Toy Tokyo

Toy Tokyo

Toy Tokyo is now out in print and on sale. Focusing on photographers who have worked in Tokyo and Japan, Manami Okazaki’s book uses images and interviews to offer a survey of the history, passion and present of toy camera photography. Some of my images from the Harinezumi, as well as an interview, are included in the book. Toy Tokyo…
Iconic Cult Photographer

Iconic Cult Photographer

Some of my work with the Harinezumi camera as well as an interview with me will be featured in the book Toy Tokyo, a study of toy camera photography based in Tokyo. “Included in the book is work by some of the most iconic ‘toy camera’/ cult photographers such as: Frederic LeBain, Takeshi Suga, Taiju Fubuki, Yusuke Abico, Genqui Numata,…

I Live in the Twenty-first Century (after Richard Brautigan)

I live in the Twenty-first Century and you lie awake beside me. You watched your phone unhappily in the dark waiting for love in buzzing doses. There was nothing I could do about it. I felt hollow. Your face is so illuminated in torment that I cannot stop photographing it, and there’s nothing I can do to make you happy…