I was never really good with words.

So I discovered poetry in pictures. Stories emerge where lines meet and colors merge. Frame by frame, subjects reveal to me pieces of their personal narratives.
Avid lover of Japan’s unique lifestyle, I took my film camera and spent a year capturing the youth culture.
By shooting in analog format, I aspired to connect with my subjects in all of their subtleties. Thus, I learned more with less.

I found focus in the blurry.

Little did I know that this journey would deeply shape my identity as a photographer.
I hope that emotions can transcend through these images to inspire you.

Here are the stories they chose to tell.

I Just Woke Up

This editorial was shot for Flanelle Magazine in NYC with my partner Yang Shi.


Photography, Art Direction and Styling / Jean-Guillaume Bastin @commedesbatards and Yang Shi @time_of_the_sun

Make up / Miki Ishikura @Miki_Ishikura

Hair / Risako Itamochi @risako_itamochi

Model / Sarah-Jeanne @Unite Unite @bornflawed