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Yin-yang

These works are composed of the illuminated bamboo forest image and its B&W reversed image which is inspired by ink-wash painting, Suiboku-ga.

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One Shot Photo Contest

2022

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Fine Art

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Yin-yang

These works are composed of the illuminated bamboo forest image and its B&W reversed image which is inspired by ink-wash painting, Suiboku-ga.

About Artist

Takeo Hirose

Takeo Hirose was born in Kyoto, 1962. After graduate of Hitotsubashi University, he has been working for several famous food companies. He started studying photography in earnest in 2011 when Japan suffered from the huge earthquake disaster. Through the earthquake he understood that the beautiful sceneries are not eternal but actually very fragile, and noticed the importance of taking photos of the Japanese beauty. His production concept is to express the world of traditional Japanese paintings and ink paintings with modern Japanese sensibility and the photo technology. Exhibition ​ 2015 New York Art Fair (USA). 2015 Stockholm Art Book Fair (Sweden) 2015 Seoul Art Book Fair (South Korea) 2016 Art Book Fair Basel (Switzerland) 2017 Quoz Arts Fest and GPP Photo Week (Dubai) 2019 “Japan Photo Award Exhibition” of KYOTOGRAPHIE KG+ 2019 2019 Solo Exhibition at Gallery 25N 2019 Praxis Gallery "Mono - Kromatik" 2021 "Oculus Digitale" the Online gallery in Italy 2021 "BBA New Currents", Group exhibition at BBA Gallery in Berlin 2021 "Shapes of Living", Group Exhibition at Art Site Fest 2021 in Turin, Italy ​ Prize 2013 JPS (Japan professional photographers association prize), honorable mention 2014 JPS (Japan professional photographers association prize), honorable mention 2017 International Photography Awards, honorable mention (2 works) 2018 International Photography Awards, honorable mention 2018 National Geographic, Photo of the Day, September 19 2019 5th Fine art Photography Awards, Nominee in fine art category 2019 “B&W” competition of AAP Magazine #6, 3rd prize 2019 Moscow International Foto Awards, 1 Silver award, 1 honorable mention 2019 Call for Solo exhibition at Gallery 25N, Winner. The Christopher E. Burke Fine Art Grant 2019 Mono - Kromatik by Praxis Gallery, Director's choice award 2019 International Photography Awards, honorable mention (2 works) 2019 ND Awards, honorable mention (2 works) 2020 6th Fine art Photography Awards, Nominee (3 works) in fine art, landscape, conceptional category 2020 A' Design Awards & Competitions 2020, Bronze A' Design Award 2020 8th Zebra Awards, Grand winner 2020 Vienna International Photo Award 2020, honorable mention 2020 Monovisons Photography Awards 2020, honorable mention 2020 Minimalist Photography Awards 2020, honorable mention 2020 Px3 2020, Gold Prize in fine art/Collage category 2020 International Photography Awards, honorable mention (3 works) 2020 ND Awards, honorable mention 2021 London International Creative Competition 2020, Finalist in professional​ shoot category 2021 7th Fine art Photography Awards, Nominee in conceptional category 2021 Minimalist Photography Awards 2020, honorable mention 2021 Px3 2021, honorable mention in Special Effects category 2021 International Photography Awards, honorable mention (3 works) 2021 ND Awards, 3rd Place and honorable mention 2022 London International Creative Competition 2021, Official Selection in professional​ shoot category 2022 8th Fine art Photography Awards, 2 Nominees in Photomanipulation and Wildlife/Animals category ​ Media ​ 2020 Le Temps (Swiss Newspaper Web) https://www.letemps.ch/images/photographies/phototype-une-proposition-photographique-visions-hypnotiques-takeo-hirose 2022 Culturamas(Spanish Cultural Online Magazine) https://culturamas.es/2022/03/18/el-valor-de-lo-fragil/ ​

Takeo Hirose

Photographic Areas of Focus

Fine Art, Nature

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Japan

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