Current location Tokyo, Japan




Tadatomo Takagi was born in Tokyo, Japan 

When Tadatomo got to know the genocide occurred in Rwanda, Tadatomo was decided that will become a photographer to tell the present condition of having occurred in the our Earth with human condition and their dignity.


Having trained as a photographer in Nippon Photography Institutes( N.P.I ), after the training and graduated of the N.P.I, Tadatomo was decided to started his independent photographer's career. Especially,  passionate in for human dignity who lives in severe situation the problem based on the present today, drought problem, natural disaster, pollution of the growth under the modern society, people alienated socially. It is continuing transmitting to people at to a magazine and photo exhibitions, lectures for citizen and university and photographic institutes, and  young photojournalist,, etc.


Awards, Grants, Fellowships, Collections

World Press Photo, International Photography Awards, Ueno Hikoma Award Grand Prix, Japan Prize by IFJ Japan Division and etc. Tadatomo's works collected as the common inheritance to human being in Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts and World Press Photo digital archives, Museum of Kyushu Sangyo University.




since 2000

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