Alex Abian - Photographer in Tokyo

Alex Abian

I'm a photographer in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English, Japanese, and Spanish

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About me

Hello! My name is Alex, and I am a creative photographer.
I'm good shooting events, people, concerts and editorial lifestyle. Born in Spain, studied several professional photography courses before I moved to London in 2011 where I was Freelancing until I moved to Tokyo in April 2015. I shoot on whatever medium I can use to take photos, such a Full Frame DSLR, an iPhone or 35mm toy cameras. I also publish on a personal project called State of Tokyo.

My Creations

  1. I shot several times for Ariana's street style when in London. She has an impressive CV related to the fashion world and our shoots were always exciting and resulting in great posts, with several brands offering her official sponsorship.

  2. Explore: The Grand Canyon

    28 October 2015

    I shot this on a recent trip to the US. It definitely suits a commercial magazine article on adventure trips or events related to traveling.

  3. Japanese Spring

    28 March 2016

    Being able to photograph the Sakura blooming is an experience hard to describe. During all the trips prior to moving to Japan I was never able to see the arrival of Spring, even last year when I just arrived I only missed it for a few days. This early blooming... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  4. This double portrait is part of a story and photo shoot done in a vintage barbershop located in Harajuku. Coming from a press and events photography background, I have started a personal project called State of Tokyo to develop my story telling skills and giving photography a wider and deeper... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  5. Brotures Harajuku is a bicycle store specialized in Fixed gear and located in the very same area. I wrote an article for my side project State of Tokyo, about the people working at the store and that special atmosphere of friendship and passion that you cannot find in a lot... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  6. Portrait of Issei Kashima

    Issei is a Japanese-American businessman, an actor, and dancer. I discovered Issei's unique style on Instagram and arranged an informal test shoot with him.  This is m...

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  7. Shibuya Halloween 2018 (in 35mm)

    This year I wanted to do something different for Halloween. I wanted to show not just the fun side and the costumes but also make it look like something out of the lat...

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