Karate Masters Portrait Project – Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

These are the first images in the Karate Masters Portrait Project. The idea is to document the hanshi (grand masters) of karate. I wish I had started this project several years earlier before some of the hanshi passed away.

Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

Images are shot with the 645D which means I have fantastic detail, important for an archival project. I used a portable black velvet screen to have clean background and then used a single studio light with a beauty dish for illumination. I plan to shoot all portraits with the same setup.

Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

Hanshi 10th dan Yoshitaka Taira

About travel67

Travel writer and photographer living in Okinawa, Japan
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