Hiroshi Watanabe is a Japanese photographer based in California. He graduated from Department of Photography, College of Art, at Nihon University. He moved to Los Angeles after graduation and became involved in the production of TV commercials, eventually working as a producer. In 1995 his passion for photography rekindled, and since then he has traveled extensively, photographing what he finds intriguing at that time and place. His work has been published around the world, and has been exhibited in many galleries across the United States and Japan.