Osamu Funao Photography

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About

Osamu Funao was born in 1960 Kobe city Japan.

Graduated Tsukuba University faculty of biology in 1984.

 

Be craxy about rock climbing & mountaineering during in his twenties and have traveld all over the world to look for the big wall & high mountains. He has a lot of climbing record in Japan.

 

During traveling Africa for two years, he awakened the possibility of photography. Then became a photographer and continue his work for documentary photographs until now.

 

His main work is such as

[ Pygmy, The Forest People],

[ Pakistan Earthquake],

[ Omo natural fashion],

[KAMISAMA HOTOKESAMA, The spiritual origine of Japanese] ,

[ The great Indus river] etc.

 

He received a prize of  

SAGAMIHARA NEW PHOTOGRAPHER AWARD 2009

HAYASHI TADAHIKO AWARD 2016

​SAGAMIHARA PHOTO AWARD 2016

 

And also published many books in Japan.

Living in Oita countryside of Japan with his family and  enjoy organic agricultural life.