Daidō Moriyama (* 10. October 1938 in Ikeda, Ōsaka) is one of the most significant Japanese photographers of the second half of the 20th century.
He studied design and photography in Kobe, Japan. In 1961, he immigrated to Tokyo. His first photography book – 'Japan, a theatre' – was published in 1968.
By the end of the 1960s and in the early 1970s, quite unusual for the Japan of yesteryear, he preferred photographing on the fringes of...