The Curious World of Kouichi Chiba


Kouichi Chiba is a talented Japanese photographer from Shizuoka, who specializes in a creative, mixed-media style of macro photography. Creating tiny and expressive paper characters framed in the context of his beautiful photographs, Kouichi creates “fragile and romantic worlds, where paper characters live, thrive and go on adventures”.

His website is brimming with scenes from his magical land, and select pieces of his work can also be seen in the feature blog post shared on 500pixels.

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Category: Photography