Ikigai | A Reason for being
Ikigai (生き甲斐) is a Japanese concept that means "a reason for being." The word "ikigai" is usually used to indicate the source of value in one's life or the things that make one's life worthwhile.

A selection of images taken over a three year period showing the nuances and insight to the Japanese way of life.
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…we are there with our cameras to record reality. Once we start modifying that which exists, we are robbing photography of its most valuable attribute.
Philip Jones Griffiths