Masao Yamamoto is a Japanese photographer, originally trained as an oil painter.
His work of portraits, landscapes and still lifes are silver prints that are delicately toned and sometimes overpainted or dyed
He has self-published several artist books and also published multiple collaborations with various publishers, including: "Nakazora" (Nazraeli, 2002), "Omizuao" (Nazraeli, 2004), "Where We Met" (Lannoo, 2012), "Small Things in Silence" (Editorial RM / Seigensha, 2015), "Tori" (Radius Books, 2017) and "Bonsai - Microcosms Macrocosms" (T&M Projects, 2019).
© Portrait by unknown photographer taken from the artist's Wikipedia page
Presentation by T&M Projects: " During his long career, Masao Yamamoto has created works that carefully pick up familiar animals, plants, landscapes, and other small things that are likely to be overlooked. The photos have been brewed into beauty with delicate breathing and a sense of tension by a superlative monochrome technique. This Bonsai -...