Moriyama admits that repetition is his way of working, and that his impulse to reproduce his surroundings today is much the same as it was when he got his first camera, in junior high.
Daido Moriyama first came to prominence in the mid-1960s with his gritty depictions of Japanese urban life. His intense and intimate approach often incorporates high contrast, graininess, and tilted vantages to convey the fragmentary nature of modern realities. Born in Ikeda, Osaka, Daido Moriyama first trained in graphic design before taking up photography. Moving to […]