Portrait photography is convincing if the photographer seems to catch something through the image of the subject, something that the viewer becomes apparent as soon as they see it. In these vibrant and welcoming images, this Japanese photographer was able to capture beautifully the playful spirit of his grandmother while expressing his own love and affection for her. After the images were shared by photographer YASUTO, they were a viral influence on Facebook. The backdrop for the portraits is a fitting example of Japan’s famous natural phenomena in changing seasons.
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