Living in Tokyo, Takashi Hirano is a prolific advertising, fashion, and music photographer creating images for brands that include Messori Italy, Quicksilver, and Rossignol. Takashi is also connected to the music scene in Japan. His images can be found on album covers and in the media covering important figures in the Japanese popular music world such as Bonnie Pink, Kyosuke Himuro, and Eikichi Yazawa. Takashi is further recognized for his use of daguerreotype, an early photographic printing process. The images featured in this collection have been hand selected for his playful take on light and portraiture.