Picture showing an open book and a book cover with cats.

Land Of The Rising Cat

Manami Okazaki’s latest book ( with many of my pictures) is on sale now. The “Land of the Rising Cat” 😻 highlights Japan’s feline-themed shrines, temples and tourist destinations. It shows Japan’s ongoing love affair with cats and makes great addition to any cat-lover’s coffee table.  This is the third book I was asked to contribute…


“Kimono Now” book published!

A year ago, back in spring 2014, I was contacted by the author and journalist Manami Okazaki to shoot a series of kimono pictures for her upcoming book “Kimono Now”. Since I knew of her previous book about classic Japanese tattoos, I was very excited to take the assignment. Together we have visited a number of…