Japanese photographer Keiichi Tahara passed away yesterday, Tuesday June 6, 2017. The festival Kyotophographie announced the sad news. Born in 1951, Keiichi Tahara was a prodigy of photography. He first began taking pictures at the age of twelve, formed by his grandfather, a professional photographer. First focusing on Japanese landscapes wandering with his Asahi Pentax, he continued his apprenticeship in France after following a theater troupe on tour in 1973. There, he chose to devote his whole life to photography and published his first series (Environment and Windows). At the age of 26, he won the Grand Prix de la Jeune Photography in Arles in 1977. The following year,...
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