Mastering lights and shadows, Japanses photographer Kenji Aoki has some pretty amazing photographs. Specialized in split photography, this type of art shows one side of his work separated from the other.
Born in Tokyo in 1968, Kenji Aoki spent his formative years training for and his adult life creating: the planning, production, and shooting of still-life photography. Upon graduating from Kuwasawa Design School in 1990, Kenji immediately worked at Iugura Studio and two years later held his first personal exhibition “Sonzai-No Kakera: India” (translation- “Fragment of Being: India”) at Crey Gallery in Ginza. In 1993 he formally established “Kenji Aoki Photography” and in 1996 served as Photo Director of SevenSeas (a membership magazine).
Kenji rounded out the decade post-graduation with extensive shoots for commercial advertising, commencing in 1999. Four years later he published his own photography book entitled Agito, produced by Balls Corporation. After the publication of his book Aoki served three years as a main photographer for the print advertisements of “Sharp Aquos” and in 2005 he participated in “The 11th Design Exhibition” by Shisedo, producing a variety of images under the theme “Life Link.”