Street photographer RK began his voyage into the world of photography four years ago, first honing his skills on his iPhone. Now moving on the use a DSLR, his candid images taken on the streets of his native Tokyo weave a tale of the people and streets who make up this intriguing city.
“When taking street shots, I always focus on the moment and story at that time, not only the photo composition,” RK told My Modern Met, “I may wait for hours in one spot just for one shot. I’m fascinated by this moment in Tokyo.”
RK’s street photography is varied—day and night, architectural and personal—bringing us is a slice of life from within Japan. Through the camera lens, he adds a new point of view on what it is that defines the fabric of a city.