In this episode of Obscuravision, we delve into the mind of Katsuyuki “Katsu” Yoshida, founder of Porter Classic, member of the Yoshida family legacy (Yoshida Kaban/Porter) and celebrated behind-the-scenes pioneer of the Japanese vintage fashion movement over the past four decades. As a by-story of the “THE GINZA COWBOY” feature in Obscura Issue #11, Katsu talks in-depth about one of his many interests; photography, and his love for the Leica camera. He showcases some of his formidable collection, whilst reminiscing on his thoughts on the medium and artform in his signature, insightful manner.
For the full feature – KATSUYUKI YOSHIDA, “THE GINZA COWBOY”, please pick up a copy of Obscura Issue #11 from your closest retailer, or online at store.silly-thing.com.
Camera: Canon 5D Mk II, 50mm Leica Summilux.
// Executive Producer: TK Mak
// Producer: Frank Liew
// Videographer/Editor: Eddie Yeung, James Chu
// Translation: Amy Chu, Wilson Li