Born 1948 in Tokyo. Learned photography at Tokyo Photography College (Present Tokyo Visual Arts). As a student, took photos for underground theatrical company “Jyokyo Gekijyo” around 1968. The first photos she took of them was “Yui Shosetsu”, starring Jyuro KARA, Akaji MARO and Simon YOTSUYA. Before graduating from the college, she made a solo trip to Okinawa. After graduating the college in 1969, she lived on a partime jobs and magazine works, travelling around Japan every now and then with her camera.
Her works are mostly taken in Hokkaido and Tohoku (North east region of Japan’s mainland), but there are also works of Kanto (Tokyo and surrounding region), Hokuriku (North Japan facing Sea of Japan) and Kansai (Osaka and surrounding region). Since 1990s, she begun to photograph places abroad such as Europe, Cuba and Vietnam.