1970s-style Japanese salaryman: A portrait

After his business went bang at the end of the bubble, this fella has become what countless millions of other Japanese men are — a salaryman. But, while he now takes orders and dons the de rigueur suit and tie, the glasses betray the far more free-spirited person within.


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  1. Martin says

    Nice shot. He looks pretty happy in his wild glasses. Did you talk to him to get his story?

  2. says

    I really like this guy right off the bat. Seems he has an incredible attitude that shows through his expression. Great shot and amazing sunglasses! :D

    • says


      Yeah, as soon as I saw his glasses I desperately wanted to take his photo. A real character — both in appearance and personality.

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