Takao began working as a professional photographer in New York. Through his dance career he was introduced to a unique artistic community, where he was influenced and inspired particularly from photographers. With first hand experience, Takao began educating himself on the techniques and craft of photography.


Today he continues to develop his own style and enjoys experimenting with new approaches to his work. Recently his work was featured in The New York Times, LA Times, The New Britain Herald, The Hartford Courant and Connecticut Magazine showcasing the latest dance works from Jessica Lang Dance and Albano Ballet Company.


He currently works for dance companies world-wide and as a freelance photographer in London.







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Photo: Naoki Komaru

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