Danish photographer Jan Buus is based in Tokyo, Japan. He is primarily known for his portrait, advertisng, and fashion photography.He has worked for clients, such as, Dentsu, Uniqlo, POLA, JT roots, Cut magazine, GQ Japan, Esquire Japan, Elle Japon, Vogue Nippon, Pen, Tugboat, The Danish Film Institute, Zentropa, and The Kennedy Center (US).

He has also photographed many celebrities including Takeshi Kitano, Penelope Cruz, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tetsuya Kumakawa, Etsushi Toyokawa, Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg, Wong Kar-Wai, Gong Li, and Luc Besson.

Jan was born and raised in Denmark. Before moving to Asia, he worked five years in Denmark shooting portraits primarily for the Danish film industry with all of the major film companies as his clients. His pictures of Danish film directors and actors have appeared in magazines, such as, Sight and Sound (UK), Time magazine (US), Ekkofilm (DK), and FILM (DK).

In Japan, he has held the exhibition FILM PORTRAITS at Laune galerie at Omotesando, Tokyo. His pictures are strongly influenced by the Scandinavian cold light and clear colors. His greatest inspiration is people, whose individual beauty he sees and captures in a clear cinematic style.



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