Mako Miyamoto is a photographer based in Portland, Oregon. His photography are complex storytelling, whose main character is Wookie. Placing the viewer between fantasy and real he creates captivating and vivid stories with a hidden message. A relevant and profound theme in his works is the violence. Most of the time the characters are members of gangs with guns in their hands. Each of his image is a little story well elaborated to capture the attention and make the viewer reflect.
Miyamoto choose for his photographs bright colours reaching this way almost a surreal effect. Mixing alien features and familiar world he creates unique images which stimulates imagination.