■ Biography
Born in Hokkaido in 1969.
After working as an assistant to Takayuki Fujikura, established Saito Photo Office in 2000. While a member of the Japan Advertising Photographers Society, Yoshinori also personal photographic works, which are inspired by the region, the land, and natural objects. Making base is HOKKAIDO JAPAN.

2021 Enrolled in science of art, Kyoto University of Art, Uryuyama-Kyoto
1989 Graduates from Hokkaido Design School photography department

Group exhibition
2022 Finalist Show, “Paris Photo Aperture First Book Awards Shortlist ” Paris Photo,
2022 Group exhibition, "MEMORI” Gallery ⅻ Paris,
2021 Group exhibition, “#49 photo book as object” IBASHO Gallery Antwerp,
2019 Group exhibition, “#37 Hatsuyuki” IBASHO Gallery Antwerp,
2018 Group exhibition, “Displaced” Head On Exhibition Contact Sheet Gallery Sydney,
2018 Group exhibition, “RAIEC 2018” Tokyo, 
2014 Group exhibition, “Onward Competition finalist show” Project Basho Gallery Philadelphia,
2009 Group exhibition, “Hasselblad masters finalist word Tour”  New York, Hong Kong, London,

Solo exhibition
2020 Solo permanent exhibition “Landscapes HOKKAIDO” ANA CROWNE plaza hotel Chitose-Hokkaido Japan,
2015 Solo permanent exhibition “Around The Shikotsu” Chitose-Hokkaido Japan,
2015 Solo Exhibition “from HOKKAIDO” at Century Royal Hotel SAPPORO Japan,
2014 Solo Exhibition “Meguri-Landscapes HOKKAIDO” at Hasselblad Japan Gallery

Aperture Foundation Library New York,

“After the Snowstorm” self made book edition 30, 2018  
“After the Snowstorm” Published by the(M)editions Paris & IBASHO Antwerp , 2021

2022 Paris Photo Aperture First Book Awards Shortlist 
2018 International photography awards Self Publish Book Fine Art 3rd
2015 International Photography Awards Nature seasons 1st
2015 Px3 Competition Nature Landscape Bronze
2014 Onward Competition finalist in Philadelphia
2009 Hasselblad Masters, Landscape finalist
2009 Carl Zeiss Photo Competition 7th

2019 Portfolio Review Kyoto International Photo Fes
2018 Portfolio Review Kyoto International Photo Fes
2017 Portfolio Review Mt Rokko International Photo Fes 
2014 Portfolio Review Onward Photo Philadelphia,

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