Welcome to my photobook collector blog, HIKARI collector. My name is Maki. I am a photo book lover and collector living in Osaka, Japan.
“Hikari” is a Japanese word. It means “light” or “shine”.
(Self-portrait in Lisbon, Portugal, 2015)
My equipment: Leica M6, Leica M9, and Leica Q
Hobbies, Interests, and Favorites: Books, Photobooks, Photography, Travel, Surrealism, Wunderkammer, Gothic Architecture, Modern art, Omotesenke school of Japanese tea ceremony, Balcony kitchen gardening, Japanese Manga, Dogs, and Cats
Favorite writers: Haruki Murakami, Paul Auster, Kurt Vonnegut, Karel Čapek, Dino Buzzati, Leo Perutz
Respect: Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons, Shoji Ueda, Josef Sudek, Henri Cartier-Bresson, André Kertész, Wim Wenders, Elliott Erwitt, Luigi Ghirri, Terri Weifenbach
Language: Japanese, English, and German
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Questions about travel in Osaka or Kyoto are always welcome.
Last updated: 27 May, 2020