Ihara Miyoko
  • Ihara Miyoko 
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Photographer. Born in 1981. After graduating from the Nippon Photography Institute in 2002 she studied under the photojournalist Higuchi Kenji. One of her ongoing projects involves photographing the traditional women pearl divers (ama) of her home prefecture of Chiba. Misao to Fukumaru (Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat), published by Little More, is her first collection of photographs.
Enjoying Life One Day at a Time: A Grandma and Her Cat (Photos)2012.05.17

Ihara Misao lives a peaceful life in the countryside with her beloved cat, Fukumaru. Her granddaughter Miyoko recently published a charming collection of photographs of the two inseparable friends that has struck a chord with people all over Japan.

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