Paul Crouse is an English speaking editorial, portrait, fine art, travel and event photographer based in Kyoto, Japan. He also teaches photography workshops and leads photography tours of Kyoto.
Born in Michigan, USA, he is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied journalism and worked as the managing editor of the Daily Cardinal student newspaper. He then worked for seven years as a staff photographer at the Grand Rapids Press newspaper in Michigan.
Seeking a new life, Paul moved to Kyoto in 1995, the ancient Japanese Imperial capital, where he has lived ever since.
(Photo by Olga Antononoka)