Onagawa Madams

After shooting, we enjoyed conversation. sometime madam talked to me about tsunami or her history. I gave the print to her.

Before shooting, professionals had them put on makeup to lift up their hearts.

The ladies were full of smile seeing natural portraits of their own. As I handed a print made in jiffy, the ladies were sharing it among themselves and laughed out gaily like schoolgirls. I felt a revelation at that moment that photograph have the power to make people happy.

ENLARGE