Takeyoshi Tanuma

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Takeyoshi Tanuma (田沼 武能, Tanuma Takeyoshi, February 18, 1929 – June 1, 2022) was a Japanese photographer.[1] He was born in Tokyo, Japan. He taught at Tokyo Polytechnic University. He was also the chairman of the Japan Photographic Copyright Association and Japan Professional Photographers Society.

In 2019, the Japanese government honoured him with the Order of Culture.

Tanuma died on June 1, 2022 at his Tokyo home, aged 93.[2]

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  1. (in Japanese) Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, editor. 328 Outstanding Japanese Photographers (『日本写真家事典』, Nihon shashinka jiten). Kyoto: Tankōsha, 2000. ISBN 4-473-01750-8
  2. "Famed Japanese Photographer Takeyoshi Tanuma Dies at 93". Jiji Press.