After 2015 Nepal earthquake, people who tried hard to reconstruct the village had to make a decision whether leaving God’s land or remaining with devotion, learning the land was not inhabitable anymore.
Worked for Agence France Press as a staff photographer. His main theme is people and their belief, such as Ise shrine’s unknown rituals in Japan, primitive whale hunters in Indonesia, and so on. His works printed in various magazines in and outside of Japan. He won several prizes for his works including the 『The Days After』 on the Great East Japan Earthquake as the best photographer of the year by Photographic Society of Japan in 2012.