Entry Title: "Tsunami"
, Japan
Category: Professional, Press

Entry Description:

A ferocious tsunami, triggered by powerful earthquake (magnitude9.0) off the coast of eastern Japan, on March 11, 2011, left nearly 16,000 dead and 3,600 missing, and about 350,000 houses destroyed.
The powerful earthquake and tsunami destroyed infrastructures of many areas, so a lot of residents had to give up remaining their city or village.

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About the Artist:

Atsushi Taketazu was born in Oita-Japan, in 1975. He graduated from Saitama University with a degree in education and started his career as a photographer of the Yomiuri Shimbun (Japanese daily newspaper) in 1999. He is based in Tokyo. He held exhibitions of his pictures, Canon gallery Ginza (Tokyo-Japan) and Canon galley Umeda (Osaka-Japan) in 2006, Kouenji Sirokuro (Tokyo-Japan) in 2008, Canon gallery Ginza (Tokyo-Japan) and Canon galley Umeda (Osaka-Japan) and Canon galley Sapporo (Hokkaido -Japan) in 2013. Taketazu has received several honors, including IPA,Prix de la Photographie, Paris(Px3), Photography Masters Cup.