1957 Graduates from Tokyo College of Photography
1960 Participation at ’Exhibition of Modern Photography? 1959’ [National Museum of Modern Art]’
1974 Participation in ’15 Photographers Exhibition’ at the Tokyo National
Museum of Modern Art
1993 Diagnosed with oesophageal cancer and cancer of the throat after returning to Japan where he undergoes surgery.
Subse-quently loses his voice and becomes unable to continue his photography.
2008 Passes away on the 2nd of June