Born in 1969. Tokyo, Japan. After working for Kyodo News as a staff photographer, Mr. SATO became freelance from 2002. His main theme is Tokyo cityscapes especially at night. He was awarded The HAYASHI Tadahiko award for "Risen in The East" in 2012, The New Comer's Award of the Photographic Society of Japan for "Tokyo Twilight Zone" in 2009. Both works were exhibited in Photo Gallery International and published by Seigensha Art Publishing.