At 101 years old, renowned Japanese photographer Tsuneko Sasamoto continues to express her artistic voice and capture stunning images. Considered to be her country’s first photojournalist at the age of 25, Sasamoto has been documenting history for over 70 years, including pre- and post-war Japan. Her photographs highlighted the country’s dramatic shift from a totalitarian regime to an economic superpower, and the social implications that arose from it.
Sasamoto shooting in her 20s.
Sasamoto shooting at 97 years old.
Tsuneko Sasamoto on the cover of her book, Hyakusai no Finder.