Tomii Yoshio - Profile
JAPANESE
Photographer
Tomii Yoshio

I have been traveling all over the world for 40 years, pursuing inspiring photographs centered round the World Heritage sites.
1953 Born in Tokyo.
1977 Graduated from Tokyo School of Photography.
1982 Became a JPS (Japan Professional Photographers Society) member.
1988 Established Shashin Koubou co.,ltd.
1990 Moved to Sapporo ; was drawn by Hokkaido's natural environment.
2006 Held Photograph Exhibition "World Heritage - Tomii Yoshio" at Fuji Photo Salon in Tokyo.
2007 Held Photograph Exhibition "Moving World Heritage" at Sotetsu Gallery in Yokohama.
2009 May, held Photograph Exhibition "World Heritage - Yoshio Tomii" at Xi'an museum sponsoring Chinese Association in China.
June, held Photograph Exhibition "Paean to the earth - Natural heritage" at KONICA MINOLTA PLAZA in Shinjuku.
September, held Photograph Exhibition "World Heritage - Yoshio Tomii" at Shaanxi History Museum sponsoring Chinese Association in China.
October, held Photograph Exhibition "The World Heritage and Mystery of Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty" sponsoring Korean Press Foundation in Seoul, South Korea.
2011 Became a World Cultural Heritage (Japan) member.
2013 Held Photograph Exhibition "World Heritage - HERBIS x Tomii Yoshio"
at HERBIS PLAZA in Osaka.
2015 Held Photograph Exhibition "A Song in Praise for the Earth -" at Higashikawa Bunka Gallery in Hokkaido.
2016 Held Photograph Exhibition "World Heritage of Japan"
at Municipal Amakusa Collegio Reference Hall in Kumamoto sponsoring Amakusa World Heritage Promotion Office.
2017 June, held Photograph Exhibition "World Heritage - Yoshio Tomii" at Xi'an museum in China sponsoring Chinese Association.
June, held Photograph Exhibition "World Heritage - Yoshio Tomii, A Song in Praise for the Earth" at Fukuoka Camera Museum in Toyama sponsoring Takaoka Cultural Foundation.

Have traveled abroad for photography more than 234 times, 132 countries.
Have visited 589 World Heritage Sites as of January, 2018.
Collection of photography
2005 "The World Heritage 80 contents" published by JTB Publishing Inc.
2006 "The World Heritage 50 contents" published by JTB Publishing Inc.
2008 "The World Cultural Heritage 50 contents" published by Yama-Kei Publishers Co.,Ltd.
2009 "Tomii Yoshio recommend a trip to World Heritage" published by entrex Inc.
"Paris City of Light" published by Sky Comm / France
2010 "Le Mont-Saint-Michel" in collaboration with Pierre-Yves Rospabé,
published by Sky Comm / France
"99 photos - The World Heritage" published by Sky Comm / France
2012 "A SONG IN PRAISE FOR MANKIND" published by SHASHIN KOUBOU BOOKS
2013 "Popular World Heritage Tours of the latest Europe" published by Yama-Kei Publishers Co.,Ltd.
"Pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Michel" published by SHASHIN KOUBOU BOOKS