Jason Kamimura is an internationally published Los Angeles based photographer specializing in pinup, event , fashion, and art photography. Having a passion for fine arts and music since childhood, he received his Bachelor degree from Cal State University Long Beach in 2000 where he studied fine art with an emphasis in sculpture. In 2009 Jason became involved in the Los Angeles burlesque scene and quickly gained a reputation for capturing high quality images of live performances and events.
Outside of the burlesque scene, Jason has been commissioned as an event photogrpaher for the world renowned "International Documentary Association", as well as Prophesy Girl Films, The Toscars, French fashion designer Lucy Curasco and most recently Tiki Oasis. His work has been seen at the Perfect Exposure Gallery in Los Angeles and has won an award in, "French USA Media." Publications of his work include: Delicious Dolls, Pinkbow City, The Tassel Twirl, The Ivy Magazine, Black Pinups, Latina Pinups, Toxic Spit, and Pinups and Customs. In January 2014 Jason started his own Pin-Up magazine called, "Pinup Alternative" which you can find at www.pinupalternativemagazine.com . In August Jason became a member of "RAW Artists Los Angeles" and was showcased in the "Axis" event at Los Globos in Hollywood on October 2nd, 2014.
Jason views photography as a means of capturing the precious moments in life and likes to tell a story with his work. When not taking pictures Jason enjoys playing guitar in his punk band, "The Graven" as well as his new band "Jenny and the Razors" with his wife, Jenny Rieu. He is a vintage enthusiast, action figure collector, and admitted geek.