Yuki Iwamura (b. 1997) is a freelance photographer based in Tokyo but originally was born and raised in Nagano, Japan.
After he moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 to study Sociology, he also began his career as a photojournalist for Japanese and college newspapers. After graduating from the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism program at the International Center of Photography in New York in 2019, he professionally started his career in New York City. In 2020, he photographed the effect of the covid_19 pandemic, the frontline of Black Lives Matter protests, and the US presidential election.
At the beginning of 2021, he moved back to Japan to continue working as a photojournalist and rediscover his origin after living abroad for 6 years.
While he works as a freelance photographer, he also travels worldwide, producing stories with some focusing on the collapse of the nation-state, border, and immigration. He is currently working on a story about aging and death from his hometown, Nagano, Japan.
He has awarded The Sunday Times Award for Achievement from Ian Parry Scholarship in 2020 and also recently interned as a photographer at Agence France-Presse Tokyo bureau in April 2021.