Born and lives in Ise City, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
Since moving from the world of performing arts and architecture in 1987, to become a freelance photographer, he shoots photos for publications such as “Isebito”, “Tabi no Techo”, “NAGI”.
He also regularly shoots annual festivals of the Ise Grand Shrine, and as his lifework he shoots festivals of fishing villages and mountain villages. He holds exhibitions at Toba Sea-Folk Museum and other venues. He directs and appears in the program “Landscape” for ZTV cable TV. His photographs are published in photo books, including “Hareyaka na jizoku he” published by Getto-sha.