The photography of Shomei Tomatsu

February 22, 2014

Shomei Tomatsu who passed away only two years ago was an influential black and white Japanese photographer, who created one of the defining portraits of postwar Japan. Aside from having a prolific career that included countless exhibitions and published books, Tomatsu founded the publishing house Shaken and the quarterly journal Ken. He also played an important role in the Vivo, a self-managed photography agency. 

Read more about Tomatsu on his wikipedia page