Profile & Brief History

Profile

Shigeru Yoshida, Photographer

Shigeru Yoshida, Photographer
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1958
Born in Tokyo
1980
Graduated from Department of Economics at the NIHON university.
Afterwards, worked as an assistant at a commercial studio
1988
Became a commercial, freelance photographer
I began taking pictures for my “Big tree in the world” series.
I traveled all over the world to photograph the biggest trees on the earth.
The main places I covered were Madagascar, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Taiwan, USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, UK and Tasmania.
2011
After the tsunami disaster, I started my new body of work.
2013
I signed a consignment agreement with the Lumiere Brothers Gallery in Moscow.
2014
I was Invited International Festival of Photography PHOTOVISA in Krasnodar Russia

Published works

2002
“The earth inheritance, the last big trees”. The series was published by Kodansha in Japanese.
2005
“The earth inheritance, the big trees BAOBAB”. It was published by Kodansha in Japanese.
2012
“The Venerable Trees in Japan”. It published it from Kodansha in Japanese.
2014
“BORDER”. It published it from Ouka Published company in Japanese.
External linkshttp://www.inbetweengallery.com/store/product/border/

Solo Exhibitions

1993
Ienohikarikaikan gallery in Tokyo
1996
Fiji Photo salon in Tokyo
2009
CANTELMO gallery in New York, USA
2010
Gallery Cosmos in Tokyo
2014
Lumiere Brothers center for Photography, Moscow, Russia Jul 21-Sep 21
2014
Epsite (EPSON imaging Gallery in Tokyo) Oct 3-23
2014
International Festival of Photography PHOTOVISA in Krasnodar Russia

Awards

1995
New York festival international Bronze award
1996
Minister of International Trade and Industry award. Featured in national exhibition calendar in Japan

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