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Edward Levinson

Edward Levinson

Edward Levinson is an American fine art and editorial photographer. His most recent book is "Whisper of the Land", published by Fine Line Press/ He has lived in Japan since 1979 and has published two books of essays in Japanese: “My Way of Planting – Cultivating a Life in Japan” (2011) and “Edo’s Lessons in Pinhole Photography – Photography for Slow Life” (2007) both by Iwanami Shoten. His photo book “Timescapes Japan” (Nippon Camera-sha, 2006) received a category First Prize Award in the “Prix de la Photographie Paris, 2007”. His short film "Tokyo Story" has won several awards.

Edward’s photographs and writings appear in many Japanese books and magazines as well as in English publications; his works are regularly exhibited in Japan, the U.S.A., and Europe. He has a small gallery at his country home/ studio in Kamogawa, Chiba Prefecture where he also creates and maintains his garden, a source of inspiration for his writing.

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