Osamu Yokonami (横浪 修) was born in Kyoto, Japan, in 1967. He graduated from Visual Arts College in Osaka in 1987 and worked in Bunka Publishing Breau since 1989.
Later, Osama became an independent photographer and worked on his own projects for magazine editorials and advertisements.
He is now a representative character of the Japanese Healing photography. He specializes in portraits. His style is clean, lively, and full of playful.