Michael Yamashita. Hokkaido Winter.
Golden light falls over a rocky stream in Hokkaido’s Daisetsuzan National Park, Japan.
Sony Ambassador Michael Yamashita has shot for National Geographic for more than 30 years, combining his passions of travel and photography with his love of history and culture. An Asian Studies major at Wesleyan University and fluent in Japanese, Michael has followed his roots to become a Far East expert. In addition to his work throughout Asia, which has included intensive concentrations in China, Japan, Korea, and India, his assignments have taken him to six continents.
When not speaking or on assignment, Michael can be found with his family at his home and photography studio in rural New Jersey, where he is an active volunteer fireman.
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