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Takeshi Suga Captures Images That Heighten Reality

 - May 25, 2012
References: sugarcrisp.viewbook & mymodernmet
The photography work of Takeshi Suga is stunningly ethereal. Each still is composed of two layers that add a surreal element to the overall image. From cloudy rainbow lighting to vibrantly blooming flowers and ghostly trees, the photos look as though they were plucked out of a dream instead of captured with a camera. Takeshi Suga reveals, "I was always interested in photography’s capacity to project a heightened perception of reality onto the imagery that evokes potent trains of thought within us."

Born and raised in Japan, Takeshi Suga is currently based in Kobe after a stint in Glasgow, United Kingdom. A talented photographer, Takeshi Suga's work has been exhibited in Glasgow, Barcelona, Tokyo, Kyoto and Nagoya as well as featured in Dazed and Swatch, The Fox Is Black and My Modern Metropolis.