If you think technology is for young people, then you haven’t heard about Kimiko Nishimoto. She’s an 89-year-old Japanese grandma who’s been snapping and editing her own pictures for the last 17 years. Despite of being so old, she never stopped enjoying each moment of her life. Her way of living and her style is really unique.She didn’t get into photography until she was 72 years old. Her son was teaching a beginner’s course and so she decided to enrol, unaware that she was about to awake a passion and a talent she never even knew she had.She fell in love with photography real quick and set about snapping various quirky and comical self-portraits.She had her first solo exhibition ten years later, at a local museum in her home town of Kumamoto, and now she’s about to have her work exhibited at Tokyo’s Epson epsite imaging gallery.Titled “Asobokane” – meaning “let’s play” – the exhibition will feature previously unseen work from the octogenarian artist.
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