Yuki Iwanami, born in Nagano, Japan in 1977. In 2003, he joined staff photographer team of a major Japanese newspaper. Since 2015, as a freelance photographer, moving to Fukushima, he has been covering the stories and making photography works of the world, especially the after math of the nuclear power plant disaster in Fukushima, Japan.

His documentary work has been published in National Geographic Magazine, Newsweek Japan edition, Days Japan and more.

He has been awarded with Critical Mass (Top 50, 2013), Tokyo International Photography Competition (winner, 2017) , DAYS JAPAN international photojournalism awards (special prize by jury, 2018), NPPA Best of Photojournalism (3rd place of Best Published Picture Story, 2018) and more.

He has exhibited at Konica Plaza (Tokyo, 2003), Nikon Salon (Tokyo and Osaka, 2016 and 2019) and Focus Photography Festival (Mumbai, 2017), etc.

His publications are ‘One last hug’ (Photo book, 2020), ‘Night Forest’ (Zine, 2018), ‘1500 Days Gone By’ (Photo book, 2016).

His works ‘Karasuzaki’ series are stored in International Center of Photography (ICP) in 2016.