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Akiko Morita
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Attended University of London
Lives in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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Kyoto, Japan - Cherry Blossoms at Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden
Finally.. cherry started blooming!
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Kyoto, Japan - Cherry Blossoms at Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden Finally.. cherry started blooming! Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden is one of the most famous...
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Kyoto, Japan - Honey Bee and Plum at Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden
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Kyoto, Japan - Honey Bee and Plum at Kyoto Imperial Garden Finally... finally and finally, we have got a colour of Spring in Kyoto!!
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Osaka, Japan - A Triumph of Night Scape at Namba Parks
Namba Parks is one of the leading Osaka's landmarks. It was built in 2003. Since Osaka has been developed as Japan's leading business city... #NambaParks #Osaka #cityscape  
Osaka, Japan - A Triumph of Night Scape at Namba Parks Namba Parks is one of the leading Osaka's landmarks. It was built in 2003. Since Osaka has been...
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Kyoto, Japan - Celebrating Early Spring at Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden
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Kyoto, Japan - Celebrating Spring Beauty at Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden is a real oasis for the city dwellers. The garden locates in the central city...
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Kyoto, Japan - Celebrating Early Spring with Maiko
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Maiko takes a serious daily practice of arts including dancing, singing and playing music. I visited a shrine to celebrate early Spring with my photographer friends where maiko shows her beauty and elegance by wearing a Japanese classic dress, kimono, and with gorgeous silver hair accessories, kanzashi. Kimono and kanzashi are handmade by craftsmen who have lived in Nishijin area for more than some hundred years. What a good start to celebrate ea...
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Fukuoka, Japan - Feeling Sunset at Hakata City
Fukuoka has a rich history and, at the same time, is one of the most developed modern cities in the south part of Japan. I have captured beauty of sunset moment, feeling and absorbing a mood of entire residential side of the city! When you visit Hakata, you will be stunned by their rich food culture. Since the Genkai nada sea is just close few hundread meter away, any sea food at any restaurants around certainly and absolutely entertain any visitors!
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Kyoto, Japan - Arrival of Spring at Kyoto Imperial Palace
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Kyoto, Japan - Arrival of Spring at Kyoto Imperial Palace Kyoto Imperial Palace Garden is a real oasis of the city. In the weekends, the locals and...
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Kyoto, Japan - Small Hand Drums at Noh Play
Noh, a classical musical drama, was developed in the 14th century. It is still keenly performed in contemporary.... #Kyoto #Japan , #noh  
Kyoto, Japan - Small Hand Drums at Noh Play Noh, a classical musical drama, was developed in the 14th century. It is still keenly performed in...
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Okinawa, Japan - Sky Shooting over Onna Village
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Okinawa, Japan - Sky Shooting over Onna Village Okinawa is certainly one of the most beautiful places in the world! This is my first helicopter shooting...
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Hakodate, Japan - Star Fort Goryokaku with Snow

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Hakodate, Japan - Star Fort Goryokaku with Snow Hakodate Goryokaku is one of the most beautiful five pointed-star shape forts in Japan. It was built in...
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Kyoto, Japan - Blooming Plum with Maiko
Maiko takes a serious daily practice of music, dance and tea to become a master of arts called geisha. Beauty of Japanese classic dress, kimono, is expressed by vertical lines. It is made by silk and is handmade in all the processes by craftsmen. The number of craftsmen is dramatically decreasing these days. We need to protect them and preserve beauty and elegance of kimono!!
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Nara, Japan - Beauty of Lanterns at Kasuga Taisha Shrine, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Kasuga Taisha Shrine locates in the central Nara Prefecture. The shrine was built in 768. It is one of the prestigious shrines in Japan, in terms of its history and beauty of architecture. The place is filled with uncontaminated air due to surrounded mature trees. Visitors can enjoy a sense of serenity by walk.

Only twice a year, 3,000 stone and iron lanterns have been illuminated by candle lights more than 800 years. I waited for a year to celebrate this moment. Unfortunately and very unfortunately a tripod is not allowed to use and so that I increased ISO. Nara is Japan's ancient capital before Kyoto. Its history, architecture and landscapes are deep and profound. I have discovered Nara!!!    

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Kasuga Taisha Shrine locates in the central Nara Prefecture. The shrine was built in 768. It is one of the prestigious shrines in Japan, in terms of its history and beauty of architecture. The place is filled with uncontaminated air due to surrounded mature trees. Visitors can enjoy a sense of serenity by walk. Only twice a year, 3,000 stone and iron lanterns have been illuminated by candle lights more than 800 years. I waited for a year to cele...
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Kyoto based travel photographer/videographer, currently under a photo/video assignment and traveling throughout Japan!
Introduction
My name is Akiko Morita. I am a highly experienced and trained travel photographer and videographer, providing photographs and videos to media and travel companies internationally.

I lived and worked in London last twelve years. I now split my time in Japan and outside. This unique life style brings me a rich cultural, historical and intellectual understanding of Asia, Europe and North America. I am able to create localised and yet insightful account beyond boundaries in my professional work.

Bragging rights
1. Combined what I love the most, traveling and photography 2.Created a new lifestyle as a travel photographer/videographer!
Education
  • University of London
    Goldsmiths College, University of London
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Gender
Female
Relationship
Single
Work
Occupation
Freelance Travel Photographer and Videographer
Skills
Photography, Videography, Helicopter Shooting, Post Editing, Fluent in English and Japanese
Employment
  • Freelance.com
    Travel Photographer/Videographer, present
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Currently
Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Previously
London, United Kingdom
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