ASATO iiDA is a photographer based in Los Angeles, originally from Tokyo, Japan. His passion for subcultures, documentaries, storytelling, and nature is embedded in his photography. 

His early career started while working for a music label, Delicious Vinyl, where he had opportunities to meet many creatives. He first worked with Japanese publications, interviewing and photographing numerous people and companies, including Aaron Rose, Jason Dill, Tyler The Creator, Patagonia, and more.

Living in California reminded him of the importance to connect with nature. ASATO’s work developed a dynamic range through his hobbies in rock climbing, fly fishing and hiking.

He seeks storytelling in unique and authentic ways.






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