Motohiko Hasui is a photographer born and raised in Japan. He studied Photography in Central Saint Martins Art and Design and London College of Communication. Whilst studying, he began piecing together his portfolio. Following this began his first fashion editorial with fashion editor Robbie Spencer for marmalade magazine in 2005, push starting his career. After graduating university, he moved back to Tokyo, where he grew up, in 2007. Motohiko started shooting for Japanese magazines and advertising as well as international magazines and newspapers such as Dazed and Confused, M Le Monde Magazine and New York Times. He is often inspired by what he sees in everyday life in Tokyo consequently, delivering a unique style into the fashion, documentary and advertising photography industry. Motohiko loves travelling, nature and life. His passion for making photo books also help him purse a deeper understanding to what photography might be.


2014  “Personal Matters” Place M (Tokyo)
2017  “Yume wo Miru” artless appointment gallery (Tokyo)
2018  “Deep Blue – Serena Motola” AL (Tokyo)
          “Personal Matters Volume II” QUIET NOISE arts and break (Tokyo)


2010  “101 Allegories and words to represent the world” Primo Piano Living Gallery (Italy)
          “Style” Gallery 21 (Tokyo)
2011  “Editor’s Choice 2011” Ricoh Riing Cube (Tokyo)
          “Kioku no Sakura” at Tokyo Photo
          “Kioku no Sakura” at New York Photo Festival
          “Secret” Ricoh Ring Cube (Tokyo)
2014  Off Print Paris
2015  Recto Verso Gallery


2014  “Personal Matters” (Bemojake, London UK)
2016  “Yume Wo Miru” (Bemojake, London UK)
2018  “Deep Blue – Serena Motola” (Self Published)
          “Personal Matters Volume II” (Bemojake, London UK)


Le Monde M Magazine, Frankfurter Allgemeine Quarterly, New York Times, Financial Times Magazine, Wired, Credit Suisse Bulletin, fvf, Dazed & Confused, Purple, 032c, ssense, DITAworld, Amuse, V magazine, V man, Muse Magazine, Intersection Magazine, GQ Russia, Vogue Russia, Glamour, Grazia China, L’Officiel Manila, Vision China, Numero Tokyo, i-D Japan, Vogue Japan, Harper’s Bazzar Japan, Elle Japon, Figaro Japon, GQ Japan, King kong Magazine


Christian Dior Couture, UNIQLO, NISSIN, TOYOTA, NTT DOCOMO, SoftBank, Kracie, Kao, kanebo, meiji, Cedyna, Tokiwa Seiyaku, JINS, Zoff, Cygames, Isetan, Moussy, marimekko


Fused Magazine, HOTSHOE, PAPER JOURNAL, Dazed Digital, WEST END CAMERA CLUB, aPhotoEditor, EyeScream