Each year, Kuraray Co., Ltd. produces a popular, user-friendly calendar that focuses on an aspect of nature as its theme. Since its founding, the Kuraray Group has embraced the pioneering spirit, considering what contributions it is uniquely capable of. This approach applies even to the Kuraray Group calendars. In this spirit, we search out promising up-and-coming photographers to support by featuring their work.
Born in 1977 in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture, Japan, Miho Kakuta graduated from the School of Graphic Design at the Nagoya campus of the Nippon Designers School before moving to Tokyo in 1999. After a stint working as an assistant at Studio LOFT, she studied under the tutelage of photographer Motoyuki Kobayashi before striking out on her own. Her current work can be seen in magazines, CD jackets, ads and the like where she specializes in making the most out of light and tone for her various subjects, whether people, animals, or landscapes. She began to experiment with video, such as for promotional videos and web movies, in 2011.
|Feb||Samaipata area, Bolivia|
|May||Albuquerque area, U.S.A.|
|Jul||Kailo Island, Naantali, Finland|
|Aug||Klovharu, Pellinki, Finland|