Chris Mollison - Photographer in Tokyo

Chris Mollison

I'm a photographer in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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About me

I am an Australian and am based in Tokyo. I produce a variety of content including branded content, copy, photography & Video. I like to capture moments, tell stories and explore beauty in the world.

I have photographed campaigns for major companies including JNTO, Tohoku Tourism, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Sony, Sanyo, Meiji, MHI, Mitsubishi Motors, Mercedes Benz, P&G and many more.

I am looking to work on a variety of projects so please feel free to get in contact!

My Creations

  1. This was a campaign I photographed for Sony Ericsson
    The campaign promoted the high quality camera feature of the phone
    I was asked to appropriate an everyday Australian setting as Michelangelo's 'The creation of Adam'.
    It was a really exciting brief to work on and I enjoyed the challenge of... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. Battleship Island

    15 March 2016

    An incredible place with an incredible History
    Gunkanjima or Battleship Island is an abandoned island about 15 kilometres out to sea from Nagasaki. It also featured in the James Bond film Skyfall
    I wanted to photograph the Island as per my impression.
    This image featured in Creative Review's Photography Annual. ... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  3. This campaign was awarded a bronze at Young Guns in the craft category
    The challenge was for these 'numbers made from objects' to not look like a bunch of stuff just retouched together. I felt challenged to create a style of photography that I had never seen. So I used... continue reading (1, 1 image)

  4. The Atlantean

    25 March 2016

    Part of a fashion series inspired by old comic book heroines and fantasy characters then expressed through styling, hair, make up and lighting techniques
    Dress and headpiece by Prada
    The Atlantean
    Shrouded in mist, she sits gracefully near the water. Like mother of pearl, light and colour interact, her scales... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  5. Quiet reflection

    30 March 2016

    Beyond the hills morning light begins to glow
    Vapor forms in the cool air creating a thin veil
    Tones suppresed, colours restrained,
    Morning stillness mirrored in frosted glass

  6. Florascopes

    12 April 2016

    I am inspired by the inherent beauty and complexity contained in flowers
    What an incredible part of creation there exists in this world that provides so much appreciation for the aesthetic, for pattern, shape and form
    Captivated by this subject matter I took it upon myself to indulge this appreciation... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  7. Golden week sunset

    25 May 2016

    I spent a few days during Golden week looking for a unique vista of Tokyo Tower
    I finally found a viewpoint that included the dynamic of other tall towers in the area. The roppongi cluster and other tall structures framing the view. I waited for the final burst of Golden... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  8. Capeson

    5 December 2016

    Photography for new album entitled 'Hiraeth'

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  9. Capeson 2

    5 December 2016
    Capeson 2

    Photography for new album ' Hiraeth'

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  10. Let her paint

    15 December 2016
    Let her paint

    Fashion Editorial for Rogue Mag - Part 1

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  11. Let her paint

    15 December 2016
    Let her paint

    Fashion Editorial for Rogue Mag - Part 2

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  12. Enjoy My Japan - Global ad campaign

    Summer and Autumn season campaign shots in Tokyo.

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  13. Enjoy My Japan - Global Ad Campaign

    Summer and Autumn season campaign shots in Okinawa

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  14. Enjoy My Japan - Global Ad Campaign

    Summer and Autumn season campaign shots in Okinawa

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  15. Enjoy My Japan - Global Ad Campaign

    Summer and Autumn season campaign shots in Tottori, Naoshima & Gunma.

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  16. JNTO Winter Global Campaign

    24 January 2019
    JNTO Winter Global Campaign

    Winter activity photographs shot at various locations around Hokkaido

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  17. Lake Toya, Hokkaido

    7 February 2019

    Lake Toya, Hokkaido. One of my favorite places to photograph. The landscape is unique, mysterious and looks as though it were painted. Check out more of my work at

  18. Tadao Ando's Church of Light

    12 February 2019

    I photographed the full scale installation of famous architect Ando Tadao’s ‘Church of Light’ in The National Art Center Tokyo for the global tourism campaign ‘Enjoy my Japan’. See more of the campaign at

  19. I photographed this beautiful Japanese art panel exhibit inside the Tokyo National Museum as part of the Japan global tourism campaign ‘Enjoy my Japan’