Introducing PhotoWords!

At long last! A large list of basic vocabulary in English and Japanese for photographers in Japan has been created. You can find over 1100 words to help you improve your Japanese.

Find out about paper sizes in Japan, film formats, and common Japanese words you see all over the place.

Besides the main list of all the words, there are also word list categories such as for cameras, lenses, and digital photography. This is the largest online list of its kind in the world.

Just click on “PhotoWords” in the NewsZONE menu box on the left.

Compiled by Philbert Ono and checked by a few translator and photographer friends.