She’s the originator of Makirama, a wildly unique form of self-portraiture that delights viewers with its vivid color and daring themes. Conceptual photographer Maki Kawakita blends influences from both Eastern and Western cultures in her distinctive style. She’s photographed modern-day celebrities like Beyoncé and Fergie. And her clients include Time Magazine, Marie Claire, Levi Strauss, Sony and Virgin Records, among others.
Kawakita was named one of the best 100 photographers of Japan by Commercial Photography. Read our profile of her and see more images from this artist that we are proud to call one of our Loweprofessionals.