Masataka Nakano’s ‘My Lost America’

Ari Stein Reader Find

By Ari Stein in New Products on Monday 23 June 2008

Masataka Nakano’s ‘My Lost America’ photography book ran past my eyes at one of my favourite photography bookstores in Berlin. It’s a very nostalgic look at the lost years of America in the 80s, the centrepiece of which is a startlingly eerie picture of the twin towers hovering over New York before they were attacked in 2001.

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Hidden descrimination in Japan

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Photography on Wednesday 28 May 2008

Photographer Masaru Goto has an interesting series of portraits up at Global Compassion that show every day Burakumin, an ethnically Japanese group of people descended from the untouchables of the feudal Japanese caste system.

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Maki Kawakita’s fashion photography

Yuko Shimizu Reader Find

By Yuko Shimizu in New Photography on Wednesday 12 March 2008

If I was a fashion photographer instead of an illustrator, I would probably be Maki Kawakita, or at least be like her.

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