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MATSUSHIMA Susumu マツシマ ススム (name written in katakana) (1946- ) Nagasaki.
Prominent photographer of Lake Biwa in Shiga Pref.
Graduated from Nihon Shashin Senmon Gakko photo school. Turned pro photographer after winning the Taiyo Prize in 1978.
Lake Biwa has been his major theme for over 24 years. Also photographs scenery in the Kansai region of Japan. Instructor at the Osaka Visual Communication Senmon Gakko school and at the Yomiuri Culture Center.
Awards: Taiyo Prize, 1978; Camera Mainichi Photo Art Award of the Year; Blue Lake Award (for Lake Biwa photo book), 1993.