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After studying fashion design at Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo, in 1998 Akira brought his creative passion to New York City, where he found success as a high-end floral designer. After six years of making beautiful arrangements for boutiques, restaurants, and private parties, in 2004 Akira’s artistic energy found a new focus: photography. Formally trained in fashion and design, Akira finds beauty in every scene and creates his images with sophistication. Akira travels the world to document, explore, and gain inspiration from other cultures. Akira Yamada is based in New York City.