Contemporary Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama (b.1938) has made a radical impact on the photographic world in both Japan and in the West. His snapshot aesthetic and no-viewfinder style have succeeded in challenging the mediums prevailing orthodoxies. Moriyama was a member of the famous PROVOKE magazine, and a lecturer and theorist, influencing the new generation of Japanese photographers. This monograph documents the development of Moriyamas photography througha chronologically presented sequence of 55 images. An introductory essay provides a fresh perspective on Moriyamas life and work. Includes iconic images as well as less well known works.