K    A    Z     U     A     K    I
K  O  S   E  K  I
PHOTOGRAPHY

                                      

OFFICIAL WEB SITE   /   写真家 小関一成 公式サイト

 
kazuakikoseki
  
kazuakikosekiphotography
  
kazuakikosekiphotography

HOME | Biography

dsc_6001_20200403191410594.jpg dsc_5954-2.jpg dsc_5278_hdr3-2.jpg dsc_1499-2-2.jpg 001.jpg dsc_7976_hdr3-3.jpg

 
Biography

 
小関一成.kazuakikoseki.写真家.風景写真家.自然写真家
 
 

写真家
小関一成


1977年山形生れ.山形県山形市在住

山形の写真館コセキ二代目として、ポートレート撮影をしながら
今を生きる山形で、四季を通じて「五感」を呼び起こし、山と森と川が織りなす世界を写し続けている。作品は、山形と東北の風景に捧げられています。
 
山形の写真館の家に生まれ、幼少期より写真に親しみ、現在も写真館で人物撮影を続けながら、山形や東北の自然を撮影し続けています。それは、20代の頃からフライフィッシングに親しみ、自然への畏敬の念を抱いたからであり、山や森や川を歩きながら感じた多くの「地球温暖化によって変化する自然」や「環境問題」などの問題を伝え、保護するため活動を続けている。
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021,LensCulture Critics' Choice 2021,Photoville FENCE 2020,BigPicture Nature world Photography Competition 2021での受賞をはじめ、国内外で多数受賞。
世界経済フォーラム(ダボス会議),ロンドン自然史博物館、カリフォルニア科学アカデミー、北米11都市、ロシアでの写真展示やNational Geographic web版、ナショナルジオグラフィック誌日本版への掲載など国際的評価を得ている。
2022年「霧幻の水森」(冬青社)を出版。
 

Photographer

Kazuaki Koseki


1977 born in Yamagata, Japan.
His work is devoted to the landscape of Yamagata and Tohoku, Japan. Evoking the five senses through the four seasons, he photographs the world—weaving the mountains, the forests, and the rivers together.
 

I was born in Yamagata, Japan, to a family that runs a photo studio that takes family photos and portraits.
He has been familiar with photography since he was a child, and now he continues to photograph the nature of Yamagata and Tohoku while continuing to photograph people at the photo studio.
This is because I became familiar with fly fishing from 20s and naturally felt awe.
This is to convey and protect the many problems that I have felt while walking in mountains, forests and rivers, such as "nature that changes due to Global warming" and "environmental problems".
 
Including the award at Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021,LensCulture Critics' Choice 2021, BigPicture Nature world Photography Competition 2021,Photoville FENCE 2020, 
He has received numerous awards at home and abroad.
It has received international acclaim, including photo exhibitions in the World Economic Forum Davos,the Natural History Museum in London, the California Academy of Sciences, 11 cities in North America, and Russia, as well as being published in the National Geographic web edition and the Japanese edition of National Geographic magazine.
2022 Published the art book "Forest of Misty Vision" (TOSEI Publishing Co.)

Exhibition Solo
*2022 小関一成写真展「霧幻の水森 -Lake Shirakawa-」  
         【Tokyo】2022.2.18〜3.3 (Tokyo, Roppongi, FUJIFILM SQUARE)
   【Osaka】2022.7.1〜7.14 (Osaka, FUJIFILM PhotoSalon)
   【Yamagata】2022.8.19〜8.25 (Yamagata, Yuusoukan)
     Kazuaki Koseki Exhibition「Forest of Misty Vision -Lake Shirakawa-」(Tokyo, Roppongi, FUJIFILM SQUARE)
*2018 Kazuaki Koseki Photo Exhibition Breath ~ the breath of the earth ~(Tokyo,Kamiyatyo,Cafe Papier)
 
Exhibition 
*2022「World Economic Forum Davos 2022」 (Davos,Switzerland)2022,5.22〜5.26
*2021「WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR」(Nature History Museum,London,UK) 2021.10.15〜2022.6.5
*2021「BigPicture Natural World Photography」(California Academy of Sciences,USA) 2021.10.16〜2022.4.24
*2021「I Wonder if You Can」(Italy, Siena) 2021.10.15〜12.5
*2020 「SECRET POWER OF A TALE」 (Center of Photography “March”,Russia,Yekaterinburg)
  「Summer Fairies」Series Exhibit2020
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Atlanta,Atlanta Beltline – Eastside and Westside Trail) 2020-2021
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Brooklyn,Brooklyn Bridge Park) 2021
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(Canada,Calgary,Olympic Plaza) 2021
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Denver,Cherry Creek Park) 2020
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Durham,Downtown Durham (located at 102 W. Parrish & Orange St.)) 
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Houston,Memorial Park
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,FMWF Metro (Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo),Rheault Farm (Fargo), Scheels Soccer Complex (West Fargo), and Minnesota State University Moorhead (Moorhead)) 2020
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,New Orleans,Lafitte Greenway) 2020-2021
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Sarasota,Nathan Benderson Park) 2020-2021
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Seattle,Waterfront Seattle) 2021
*Photoville FENCE the 9th edition(America,Winchester,Downtown Winchester) 2021
 
*PX3 PHOTO PRIZE2018 (Paris,Espace Beaurepaire)
*PX3 PHOTO PRIZE2019 (Paris,Espace Beaurepaire)
*PX3 PHOTO PRIZE2020(Paris,Espace Beaurepaire)
 
* WPC2018 Winning Work Exhibition (Tokyo,Portrait Gallery)
*TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT 2019 Exhibition(Linz City Hall, Austria)
*TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT 2021 Exhibition(Linz City Hall, Austria)
 
Art Book 写真集
霧幻の水森(冬青社)
「Forest of Misty Vision」

 
Published Book 出版物
*WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR  Portfolio31 
*Best of the Best Photographers 2018  (ONEEYELAND)
*Px3 2018 Annual Book
*Px3 2019 Annual Book
*Px3 2020 Annual Book
*TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT LUXURY EDITION 2019
*TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT LUXURY EDITION 2021
 
Published on Media メディア掲載
* LensCulture Exposure Award 2020 Competion Visual Published
* LensCulture Amerging Talent Award 2019 Competion Visual Published
* Tokyo International Foto Awards 2021 Competion Main Visual Published
*National geographic web
『Colorful Travel Photos From Around the World』
『Majestic Mountain Views From Around the World』
*National geographic web日本版
*National geographic webイギリス版
*National geographic webスペイン版
*National geographic webインドネシア版
*National geographic web台湾版
* National Geographic YourShot DailyDozen
*What will you remenber?/Fragmentary Blue
*Thinking About Photography/Photography and Nature June 20th - August 15th
NHK、朝日新聞、読売新聞、毎日新聞、山形新聞、河北新報など
 
Editorial Work
National Geographic Japan、メトロミニッツ(スターツ出版)、価格.comマガジン、フライロッダーズ(地球丸)、おもちゃのムック(普遊舎),Trout Stage(釣り東北)
Corporate Work
山形県(真山形)、山形アドビューロ、フジドリームエアラインズ、Rio Brewing&Co.
 
Award
2022*Nature's Best Photography Asia 2021/Highly Honored Landscape
         *International Landscape of the Year 2021 (ILPOTY) TOP202+  
 
2021 *Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021/Highly Commended / Wetlands-The Bigger Picture
          *LensCulture Critics' Choice Award 2021 Winner (Critics' Pick/Chris Pichler selected/Nazraeli Press) 
          *BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition Finalist / Landscapes, Waterscapes, and flora Category
          *Siena Creative Photo Awards 2021 Commended /Nature&Landscape

          *TIFA 2021 - GOLD Winner Professional - Nature/ Seasons Category
          *MIFA 2021 - SILVER Winner Professional - Nature/ Seasons Category
          *Smithsonian Magazine /Photo of the day21.Apr,2021
          *Monovisions Photography Awards 2021 Honorable Mention/Nature and Wildlife
        *FAPA(Fine Art Photography Awards) Nominee Professional - Nature
        *FAPA(Fine Art Photography Awards) Nominee Professional - Wildlife/Animals
 
2020 * Photoville FENCE the 9th edition national winner
        * TIFA 2020 - GOLD Winner Professional - Nature/ Seasons Category
        * MIFA 2020 - GOLD Winner Professional - Nature/ Seasons Category
        * PX3 2020 - Bronze Winner 2nd Prize Professional - Nature/ Seasons Category
        * PX3 2020 - Honorable Mention Professional - Nature/tree Category
        * BIFA 2020 - Bronze Winner Professional - Nature/ Trees Category
         * Smithsonian Magazine /Photo of the day/07.Apr,2020
         * Smithsonian Magazine /Photo of the day/05.Sep,2020
         * WPE Awards Silver Prize
       * Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020  Semi-Finalist
         * Smithsonian Photo Contest 2019 Semi-Finalist
          * FAPA(Fine Art Photography Awards) Nominee Professional - Night Photography
 
2019  * PX3 2019 - Silver Winner 2nd Prize Professional - Nature/ Seasons Category
          * ONE EYELAND Landscape Photographers 2019 JAPAN RANK#1
          * ONE EYELAND Photography Awards 2018 Bronze
          * Bifa 2019 - Bronze Professional - Nature/ Trees Category
          * IPA 2019 - Honorable Mention Professional - Nature/seasons Category
          * FAPA(Fine Art Photography Awards) Nominee Professional - Landscape
           * 第13回日本写真館賞 白鳥真太郎審査員特別賞
           * 第65回全国展フォトコンテスト第一部入選
2018  * PX3 2018 - Silver Winner 2nd Prize Professional - Nature/ Seasons Category
          * PX3 2018 - Bronze Winner 3rd Prize Professional - Nature/ Water Category
          * PX3 2018 - Honorable Mention Professional - Nature/tree Category
          * IPA 2018 - Honorable Mention Professional - Nature/trees Category
          * ONeEyeland World’s Top 10 Landscape Photographers 2018 Photo Contest Bronze winner Professional - winter
2017  * WPC2018 Japan representative photographer
            写真のワールドカップWPC2018日本代表
          * National geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest Finalist
           * 第63回全国展フォトコンテスト第一部入選
           * 第11回日本写真館賞第5部 優秀賞
           * 東北六県営業写真コンテスト
             自由作品 銅賞   営業写真 入選
           * 山形県営業写真コンテスト
               自由作品 金賞 営業写真 銅賞