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Johan is a documentary photographer based out of Tokyo, Japan. He specializes in the capture of natural human moments, with his work also consisting of event, portrait, and street photography. He aspires to use his photography to contribute to humanitarian, animal welfare and environmental causes.

Johan was born in the UK, grew up in NYC, and eventually found his way to Japan, where he embraced his passion for photography. He has been living in Japan for over 10 years.

For artistic reasons, he uses manual focus lenses exclusively, and mostly manual settings. His documentary and street photographs aren't posed, cropped, or otherwise significantly altered unless stated otherwise.

His clients include Muse and Co., British Embassy Tokyo,
Shingo Syoko, Mirai no Mori, and Run for The Cure. He has been commissioned for weddings, portraiture, music performances, and various other events.

For assignments, bookings, collaborations or prints, Johan can be reached via email or the form below. 


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