All words and remarks in English and Japanese have been compiled and written by © Philbert Ono.
Proofreading and advice by Michael Takashita., Nobuko Shiga, and Professor Naoomi Kuratani
Shashin Yogo Jiten - by Ueno Chizuko, Saeki Kakugoro, Sato Masaharu, Takaishi Taiji, Todoriki Kunika, and Fujita Naomichi. Nippon Camera-sha, April 2001.
The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, Third Edition edited by Leslie Stroebel and Richard Zakia. Focal Press, 1993
Japan Photo Almanac, by The Photographic Society of Japan, 2004 issue.
Portraits in Sepia by Naomi Izakura and Torin Boyd. Asahi Sonorama, 2000.
Early Japanese Images, by Terry Bennett. Charles E. Tuttle Company
Asahi Camera magazine, various issues
Nippon Camera magazine, various issues
Commercial Photo magazine, various issues
Popular Photography magazine, various issues
Canon and Nikon camera/lens brochures
About the Author: Tokyo-based Philbert Ono works as a professional translator specializing in translating camera instruction manuals and technical documents for a leading camera maker (not Nikon) in Japan. Besides studying photography in high school and graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he studied Japanese, he also graduated from a two-year program at a vocational photo school in Tokyo. He also works as a semi-professional photographer. Photography has been a serious hobby since high school. His Web site is PhotoGuide Japan.
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