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

This blog has no comment sections.   If you have any questions or comments, please let me know by E-mail.
Questions about travel in Osaka or Kyoto are always welcome.
E-mail: planet2drive{at}goo{dot}jp

….more later!
Last updated: 27 May, 2020