20.03.2014

Things I want to shoot at my travel destinations.

20.03.2014

Things I want to shoot at my travel destinations.

An average day in the life of the people who live there.

Taking photos is one of the biggest pleasures of traveling. I especially like taking photos of people living in these places.
I have been to Uganda several times; I always end up wanting to take photos of their daily life, so I always have a camera in hand. ( At least in places other than those where you have to be careful of theft though).

People in Japan still think of Africa as being very far, and have a vague image of lots of nature, armed struggles, famine, etc. , however the Ugandans I met live out fairly normal lives. I took photos of their work their food, their prayer, etc.

Seeing the kinds of scenes you only usually see on TV in Japan is the highlight of trips such as these for me.

And wouldn’t you know it? When I come back from trips, I find it’s the photos of daily life, not photos in which I appear, nor tourist locations that appeal to me the most.

Kei Yamazaki

Born in Nagano Prefecture in 1983.
After graduating from Tama Art Univesity, while working as a Jeu de Paume designer, in 2013 he launched 「EMPAPURA PLUS」.
Instagram(@keiyamazaki)mainly shows breakfast photographs.
In February, 2014, I published TODAY’S BREAKFAST」a breakfast themed work sold through a friend of my wife.

Currently, an exhibition in celebration of the book going on sale is being held:
Galerie doux dimanche
March 12, 2014 (Thurs)~March 31 (Monday)

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