Started his carrier as professional photographer in 1988. Tsutomu has been shooting snowboard scenes in Japan and other countries. His works has been published for many years. Based in Hakuba area in Nagano where Japan Alps standing right next to. Specialized to backcountry photo shooting where Tsutomu has been familiar with since he was little. Tsutomu is also showing local snowboard cultures to outside of Hakuba area. One of the few photographers who is specialized to backcountry photo shooting in Japan. Recently, Tsutomu has been shooting nature photography while he travels around the world to searching for beauties of this planet. His recent photo shows and slide show has been showing us the beauty of our nature, and telling us climate and environmental changes that we don’t realize.