Teppei Takazawa studied photography while he was in New York. After he graduated from Queens College CUNY, He started his career as a Black and White printer at the Mark Markheim Lab in Manhattan. He came back to Japan in 2005. He mainly photographed for Net ViVi CC mean while he started making a photo documentary of pole-dancers in Tokyo. He met shiro-nuri artist "minori" in July 2011. Shiro-nuri which means "painted in white." Their first photo artwork is “Hydrangea.” Since then, Teppei has been photographing and supporting minori.