Taku Kumabe Photography and Design (old)


Winter Stations 2022

An artist’s interpretation of artists’ art. Winter Stations is an annual international design competition held in Toronto during winter. Using the lifeguard stations of Woodbine and Kew beach as anchor points, the goal is to design installations in a creative…

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Urban Wildlife Photography

You don’t need to go far to capture enticing wildlife photos, and more importantly you don’t always need an expensive super telephoto lens to capture story-telling imagery. While I don’t consider myself to be a dedicated wildlife photographer, in this…

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Winter in the city

With howling winds, frigid temperatures, and whiteout conditions, winter can be one very interesting season to photograph in! Winter in Toronto starts in December and officially ends in March and this winter season has definitely…

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The Most Versatile Z

The Nikon Z 9 brings confidence in shooting mixed in with the powerful performance and speed that you would expect from a flagship camera. As an ambassador for Nikon Canada, I was fortunate enough to…

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Streets of Sapporo

A winter snow storm in Sapporo, Hokkaido gave way to exciting opportunities for photography—even for someone who doesn’t do a lot of street photography. As someone who loves landscapes and nature, street photography is a…

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Hokkaido Minimalism

Evoking feelings of serenity, peacefulness, and tranquility within, minimalist photography has always been a passion of mine. It comes as no surprise that I was truly excited to be going to Hokkaido, Japan in the…

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Shiretoko Peninsula

The Shiretoko Peninsula—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—is known to be the southernmost point where ice pack flows from the northern hemisphere, making this a favourite destination for many photographers. The Shiretoko National Park encompasses a large…

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