Many of Masao Yamamoto’s photographs are numbered for identification purposes. They have named several photographs.
The reason is that with photography, life is the context within us.
The photo above is known only as # 1275. Taken in 2008.
Its original size is 12.4 × 8.4 cm.
From Yamamoto’s ‘Nakazora’ series. The word Nakazora is derived from Buddhism and defines an indecision and indecision “in the place where birds fly” between the various spaces, spaces, floats, sky and earth. There is free space around it, only a few subtle fluctuations that appear in the area, and the water’s patching in the background.
I heard you say monkey photo you know.Read the Japanese photographer’s description of the photo.
Ice freezes and makes your fur pointed. His eyes are closed and his expression is peace and grace. Reflection of his body between gravity and spiritual radiance in water and air, in the steamy temperature in the spa and in the cold mountains, between cold, sleep and alertness.
Who is Masao Yamamoto japanese photographer?
He was born in 1957 in the small, semi-rural Gamagori City in Aichi Province, Japan. Before returning to photography in his 20s, the artist studied fine arts and oil painting under Goro Saito. Nowadays he lives in the countryside near Mount Fuji, where there are lakes and mountains, ancient forests, shrines and meadows.
The artist draws most of his subjects from nature – landscapes, birds, trees, flowers, insects, animals, flowers, leaves, rocks, bodies of water, clouds, bird nests.
A traveling photographer, someone who walks, observes, takes his time, attracts attention, photographs everything that moves him.
“When I take a photo, I start with an open mind. If I start with an exact idea of what I want to photograph, I can miss an interesting event or object. So I start with an open mind and try to photograph all kinds of objects. ”- Masao Yamamoto
Yamamoto uses a Nikon F100 camera with 35 mm film in black and white (or sometimes color)
Yamamoto’s photography is full of sensibilities arising from Zen Buddhism, Shintoism, Taoism and Japanese aesthetic traditions. Spiritual and aesthetic concepts such as emptiness, wabi-sabi, haiku, yûgen are reflected in their works and contain these concepts.
Yamamoto uses a Nikon F100 camera with a black and white (or sometimes color) 35mm film. Most of his photos are in the palm of his hand.
It often ages their prints, stains them with tea or tones, stains them with their own tears, sometimes paints over them.
He rubs his photos with his hands, patina, wrinkles, draws and carries them in his pocket until he looks worn.
Each print size is unique in terms of individual processing, toning and wear.