東京都生まれ。10歳よりカメラを持ち始め、14歳で暗室を作り制作を始める。

本格的に写真にのめり込み、女子美術大学付属高等学校に入学。

絵画・デザイン等を学びつつも、常にカメラと共に過ごす。

その後日本大学芸術学部写真学科にて古典技法・特殊技術の研究をする。

2009年よりフリーランスフォトグラファー として、

2011年にはフォトスタジオ YAMATO STUDIO を渋谷区千駄ヶ谷にてオープン。

2013年にスタジオを吉祥寺へ移転。

2015年より築地にATELIER YAMATOを新たにオープン。

 

ポートレート、ファッション、音楽をメインにその他ジャンルも意欲的に撮り続けている。

ファッション・ビューティは主にエシカル、サステイナブルなブランドを撮影している。

獣医だった祖父の意志を継ぎ、写真家として動物愛護のボランティア活動を始め7年、アニマルポートレートを撮り続けている。

Born in Tokyo.  She has been working with a camera since the age of 10,

and built her first darkroom at the age of 14.

She began studying photography, fine art and design full time at high school of Art. Continuing her education, she began studying special effect camera techniques

and holding one-woman exhibitions.


After graduation in 2009, started working as a professional photographer,

and she opened her own photo studio "YAMATO STUDIO" 2011. 

Opened second Studio/Atelier in 2015.

 

and continues to work in fashion, music and portrait.

Focused on Ethical/Sustainable fashion brand. and participating in volunteer for Animal rescue and Animal rights over 7 years and has been taking animal portrait.

-EXHIBITION-

2009 Solo Exhibition “Mexico” @A.B.Cafe in Tokyo

2010 Group Exhibition “X’mas” @Gallery Conceal in Tokyo

2011 Solo Exhibition “Cosmic World” @Gallery Conceal in Tokyo

2010 Solo Exhibition “Seeds Program vol.1”@Gallery Sukiwa in Tokyo

2011 Solo Exhibition “Blue Los Angeles” @Theater Cafe in Tokyo

2010 Solo Exhibition “Photography Exhibition” @Theater Cafe in Tokyo

2016 Group Exhibition “Blooming Feminity”  @World Styling Gallery in Tokyo

2017 Solo Exhibiiton “Animal Rescue Charity Photo Exhibition” @Sax Blue in Tokyo

2017 Group Exhibition “Gion Hannari Time” @Machiya Shirakawa in Kyoto

2019 Group Exhibition“Tsukiji Art Exhibition” @YAMATO STUDIO2 in Tokyo

2019 Solo Exhibition “Miki Yamato Photo Exhibition” @Gallery Ebisu Room in Tokro

2019 Solo Exhibition “Miki Yamato Photo Exhibition” @Counterpart Coffee Gallery in Tokyo

2020 Group Exhibition “HANAASOBI” @Space Banksia in Tokyo

2022 Gropu Exhibition “go.back.and.forth” @Building Bell Town in Tokyo 

-MEDIA-

2014 Japan Times International New York Times

2016 TV ASAHI “Kotonoha”

2020 VENUS PRESS

2022 NHK jarmal

2022 Newscast

2022 ZOOM LIFE

2022 room.mi-mollet 

-EDUCATION-

2009 BFA, Nihon University of Art department of Photography, Tokyo Japan

2005 Joshibi High school of Art and Design, Tokyo Japan

-AWARD-

2017 BLACK BEAUTY SENSATIONAL HAIR AWARDS LONDON, International Stylist of the Year.

2015 KOHAN FILM FESTIVAL Official selection.

2015 GRAND PRIX 60min Short Film Fukuoka Independent Film Festival

2015 Feratum FILM FESTIVAL selection official.

2015 BAFFALO DEAMS FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL official selection.

2107 BEST IDEA MEDFF Valentine’s Day

-SELECTED CLIENT INCLUDE

NIKE JAPAN, SHISEIDO, SHU UEMURA(LOREAL), LEXUS, Toppan Printing Co.,

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd., Masami Tanaka Swimmer Winner of Sydney Olympics, Megumi Asaoka,   Magazine/ COSMOPOLITAN, KERA, Rock’n Japan, Avenue Magazine Mexico, Lightning magazine, Black Beaut Magazine.   

Publication/ Amazon/Kindle, and DMM books.   CD covers/ Nami Tamaki, Arai Maju, Ai Ichikawa, Gecko, Koto, Mevina.    Music Videos/ 8utterfly, Inheels.   Short Film/ Tokyo cowboys.   

Fashion/ Smateria, Chicolatte, O91O, Coloridas, Inheels Butterfly Stone.