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89-Year-Old Japanese Grandma Discovers Photography, Can’t Stop Taking Hilarious Self-Portraits Now

Kimiko Nishimoto is an 89-year-old Japanese grandma who fell in love with photography 17 years ago (when she was 72), and has been creating and editing her own trippy pictures ever since!

Nishimoto discovered her passion after her she decided to enroll in a beginner’s photography course that her son was teaching. She instantly became smitten with photography and thus began her journey into snapping various quirky and comical self-portraits.

Nishmoto had her first solo exhibition ten years later, at a local museum in her home town of Kumamoto, and now she’s about to have her work exhibited at Tokyo’s Epson epsite imaging gallery.

Titled “Asobokane” (meaning “let’s play”) the exhibition will feature previously unseen work, so if you are in Tokyo between December 15, 2017 and January 18, 2018 – definitely check it out!

 

 

H/T Japan Insides

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