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Hire a Photographer for a Photoshoot in Japan

Welcome to Localgrapher, your local photographer in Japan, Asia, and other 1000+ destinations around the globe. This is your gateway to stunning memories captured in every frame! Read more

Dive into professional portfolios of handpicked photographers and book the one that matches your style the best for a solo photoshoot in Japan, a proposal photoshoot in Japan, a family photoshoot in Japan, or any other special occasion! Here, we transform your vision into reality.

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Photo Tour Guide Explore the best photo spots and learn how to make the most out of your smartphone or camera snapshots.
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: In brief, my style has been described in three words: timeless, candid but elegant. Relax and enjoy the ride, I will be doing the heavy lifting for you, nothing to worry about, you’ll see. Likes: In my life before photography, for 10 years I had a career as a… Read more
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Style: My photography style is about the natural emotions. Of course, I’ll direct some posing if you prefer but don’t be surprise if you see me capturing photos randomly. I am a wedding and portrait photographer for more than 6 years. I can be flexible depending on the type of… Read more

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Style: Hi! My name is Dario, I’m an Italian photographer based in Kyoto. I spend a lot of time searching the best places in Kyoto to show you how magic this city is. My style is unformal but professional. I love to share the beauty and the poetry of Kyoto… Read more
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: A mix of posed and candid shots in natural environment with natural expressions and happy faces. Likes: I like travelling particularly in a car as I get to make stops wherever I like and find exciting new locations. I have found and photographed quite a few such locations in… Read more
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Style: I specialize in taking portrait. I have been taking wedding photos as a professional since 2010. Describing my photo style I would say candid, natural and full of emotions. When I take photos always try to capture unexpected moment clients haven’t imagine. And I always focus on not only… Read more
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Style: I specialize in portrait, lifestyle and travel photography and I offer a wide range of photography services focused on nature light and nature emotions. Likes: Travel: Always great to see new things, meet new people and learn new cultures. Painting: I paint when I have time. For me, photography… Read more
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: Portrait, family, couple photo and honeymoon with natural light. Likes: I love Hokkaido nature. We have a lot of photogenic places in Hokkaido – nature, culture, sea, cherry blossoms, flowers, autumn colors, powder snow etc. You can enjoy the photo session at Hokkaido, Japan all through the year. Recommended… Read more
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Style: Capturing your travel story in Japan. Likes: My passion of life are travel, making new friends, and music. I used to be a backpack traveler. Travel always helps me create new idea, make my life exciting. My favorite place that I visited before is Bolivia in South America. I… Read more
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Style: I love natural shots with bright and airy feeling, capturing the true emotions through spontaneous actions. I’m great with children, as I mainly work as family photographer and couple sessions. Likes: I’m into traveling and trying new experiences. I enjoy learning new things and discovering unique angles. I also… Read more
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Style: My name is Banri. I’m a photographer based in Osaka working for magazines, music industry and agencies for many years. I mainly take portraits and like to work with natural light. Osaka is friendly city, all people welcome you. Please have fun. Likes: 1)I’m practicing Shugendo which is an… Read more
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Style: Natural, cinematic. Likes: Observing people’s faces – I love facial expressions, they describe their personalities a lot. Racoons – I had an encounter with a wild one inside a house in NYC. I gave him an apple. I love them ever since. Cheese – I use to doodle a… Read more
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Style: Romantic Cinematography Likes: I like cooking, cod game and karaoke Recommended places: I’ll suggest Osaka castle as it’s the most popular landmark in Osaka. Other is Namba area where you can find many city atmosphere with many interesting shop as the photo background. Languages spoken: English, Indonesian, Japanese Read more
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: I always want to capture moments that are full of smiles and happiness, just because I strongly believe that its going to be the moments you want to save for the rest of your life. Likes: I love some outdoor activities with nature like hiking, camping,… Its like exploring… Read more
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Photo Tour Guide Explore the best photo spots and learn how to make the most out of your smartphone or camera snapshots.
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: Portraiture, wedding and travel lifestyle. Likes: I love photos, people, places that’s why I loved what I’m doing right now and it reaches out different parts of the world to explore and inspire. Relieved by different culture and artistry. Living the life of passion. Recommended places: I love to… Read more
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Style: Candid, family, couple. Likes: Perfect moment with pose, place and photographer make your picture perfect. Recommended places: Japan has many historical buildings like Osaka Castle, Gion Area and many temples! Let’s take pictures and I will guide you there. Languages spoken: English. Read more
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Style: Portrait and fashion photography Likes: Fashion photography and photography itself is my passion, meeting new people and make friends, also I love ice and roller skating. Recommended places: Living in Japan 8 years, I know Tokyo streets and all of it best locations. I would be happy to share… Read more
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Style: Event, street, landscape, portrait. Likes: I like exploring new places by myself with my camera. Love traveling, especially in Japan. I also very much enjoy making people happy with my photography. Recommended places: Shibuya, Asakusa, Kamakura. Languages spoken: English (fluent), Japanese (conversational). Read more
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Style: I like talking with my clients about what they want and picking a location together, but then leaving room to spontaneously find the right scenes and shots in the moment. Likes: I can work with anyone, though loving couples, families, and adventurous people are extra fun. Proposals are also… Read more
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Style: Portrait, Couple, Candid, Family. Likes: Travelling, Music, and Game Recommended places: Osaka Castle, Osaka Aquarium, Kyoto Kiyomizu Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Nara Deer Park, Kobe Harbourland. Languages spoken: English, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian. Read more
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Style: I specialize in capturing natural expressions and moments in a candid, snap-shot style. My goal is to not only provide my clients with beautiful, high-quality photos but also to make the photo shoot itself an enjoyable and memorable experience. I believe that the key to a great photo is… Read more
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Style: Candid style, Portraits, Events, Business Branding, Company Events Likes: I love taking photos of people and capturing their amazing moments. Recommended places: I love taking images near the beachside and cliffs. I also offer Studio shoots Languages spoken: English and I am able to communicate in Japanese basic conversation Read more
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: I started film photography, capturing fleeting scenes using various cameras, formats, and emulsions. I like capturing light as it is pure and clear, aiming to freeze the essence of the human soul. Creating visual patterns to guide fashion designers, artisans, artists, events, and magazines, in an artistic direction that… Read more

Our Clients’ Reviews of Japan Photographers

Don’t miss out on firsthand accounts and testimonials from clients who have entrusted us with capturing their most cherished moments in Japan. We believe that the best way to understand the quality of our service is through the experiences of those we've had the privilege to serve. From solo traveler and surprise proposal photoshoots to group portraits and corporate events, our clients' stories offer valuable insights into what sets our photography apart. Take a moment to explore their reviews and discover why so many have chosen us to document their special occasions with professionalism, creativity, and care.

  • Kami T.
    Family photoshoot
    I LOVE this site! Cannot believe how easy it was to find a GREAT photographer (Thanks so much Anna) and get some amazing shots while on holiday! This is a MUST do!
  • Aniruddha D.
    Proposal photoshoot
    I was looking for a photographer who can capture the beautiful moments and emotions of me and my girlfriend, while proposing. When I was searching on the net for the best and affordable option, a Localgrapher site popped up. Even though I was using such a service for the first time, starting from finding the right photographers at a specific date to getting the photos all are being excellently managed by Localgrapher. Overall, we enjoyed our entire session.
  • Jason E.
    Proposal photoshoot
    Very easy to navigate. Communication was organised and done in a professional manner. Amazing photos!
  • Helene C.
    Couple’s photoshoot
    I have nothing but excellent experiences with Localgrapher. Every photographer that I have used has been professional and delivered superb photos.

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We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we decided to offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. If you don’t like your online gallery once we deliver it, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back. Find more details in our Terms.

How Much Do Japan Photographers Charge?

Here, you’ll find our comprehensive guide on Japan photography services and pricing. Whether you're seeking stunning portraits, captivating event coverage, or any other photographic need, we've got you covered. Below, you'll see a breakdown of typical rates for our photography services in Japan.

Bronze Package
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  • best for solo travelers
  • 30 minutes
  • 20 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$250 USD
Silver Package
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  • best for couples
  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$350 USD
Gold Package
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  • best for groups
  • 100 minutes
  • 60 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$500 USD
Video Package
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  • 60 min of filming
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$450 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Instagram Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 90 minutes
  • trendy photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use smartphone/camera
$220 USD
Pro Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 180 minutes
  • top photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use camera
$390 USD
Niche Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • request your own tour
  • great for teambuilding
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Custom Package
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  • build your own package
  • photo, video or both
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Baby-Smooth Skin
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  • Photoshop wrinkles/zits out
  • Get a beauty upgrade
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$15 USD
One Size Up/Down
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  • Photoshop body shape/size
  • Look your best
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$15 USD
Make Them Disappear
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  • Photoshop people/objects out
  • Get the desired result
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$30 USD
Bronze Package
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  • best for solo travelers
  • 30 minutes
  • 20 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$250 USD
Silver Package
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  • best for couples
  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$350 USD
Gold Package
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  • best for groups
  • 100 minutes
  • 60 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$500 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Custom Package
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  • build your own package
  • photo, video or both
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Video Package
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  • 60 min of filming
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$450 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Instagram Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 90 minutes
  • trendy photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use smartphone/camera
$220 USD
Pro Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 180 minutes
  • top photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use camera
$390 USD
Niche Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • request your own tour
  • great for teambuilding
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Japan Photographer FAQs

Welcome to our Japan photographer FAQs! If you're considering booking a private photographer for your special occasion or event in Tokyo, you've come to the right place. Whether it's a wedding, engagement, family portrait session, corporate event, or any other memorable moment you want to capture, we're here to provide you with all the information you need to make your photography experience seamless and unforgettable. In this guide, we'll address commonly asked questions to ensure that you feel confident and informed as you embark on this exciting journey of preserving your precious memories. Let's dive in!

What do I need to do before the trip?

Simply choose your photographer, date and time and any other relevant information for us to create the best photos. We’ll organise everything else. Once we have everything set up we will contact you to confirm the final details. Done.

What if the photographer is unavailable?

This rarely happens, but if it does you we will be able to select from our other professional photographers that have a similar style.

When will you confirm my reservation?

We’ll confirm your reservation as soon as possible, not later than in 48 hours.

 

How do I pay?

Payments are made through payment gateway provided by Braintree (a PayPal service). You can pay with your credit/debit card. You can also use Google pay.

What currency is used for the payment?

The payment is made in US dollars.

 

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