about - Shin YAHIRO

Shin YAHIRO as a Japanese photographer born in 1979 Japan.

Freelance photographer & videographer with over 10years experience. Contribute magazines, newspapers, web articles about natural disaster, conflict, social problem individually. Make own documentary project individually. Get some photography and film award in abroad and Japan.

After finished his job he started to travel several country after September 11. The September 11 make him a lot of doubt about overseas. He discovered his passion for photography while he was traveling to Asia, Middle east, Europe alone several years include conflict zone where are Iraq, Afghanistan, Tibet etc... He has learned photography by himself and still continued.

He started to cover conflict, social issue, disaster for news and documentary with photographs. He covered Syria civil war, Fukushima nuclear disaster, Tsunami in Japan, Egyptian revolution, Burma ethnic conflict, turmoil in Thailand etc... His work appeared several famous Japanese magazines.His focuses is people's feeling in suffering, awareness of people and future.


2019 selected out of competition Japan panorama

 14th Sapporo International Short Film Festival

 8years on tsunami



2014 Winning prize, Konica Minolta FOTO PREMIO, Japan

 Burmese ethnic conflict

2014 Nominee in Photojournalism,

 The 7th Annual Photography Masters Cup, USA

 Burmese ethnic conflict


2013 1st prize Px3 Photographer of the year

 The 7th annual Prix de la photographie, Paris(Px3), France

 Battle of Aleppo


2012 1st place, Ueno Hikoma Award, Mainichi Newspaper, Japan

  Battle of Aleppo


2011 3rd place Ueno Hikoma Award, Mainichi Newspaper, Japan

  Egyptian revolution



2014 Solo Exhibition "Faith", Konica Minolta Plaza, Tokyo, Japan

2012 Group Exhibition "Ueno Hikoma Awards Exhibition", Tokyo Metropolitan photo Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2011 Group Exhibition "Ueno Hikoma Awards Exhibition", Tokyo Metropolitan photo Museum, Tokyo, Japan

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