sean lotman




psychedelic humanism


the sniper paused so he could wipe his brow


middle life notes





A native of Los Angeles, California, Sean Lotman has lived in Japan, first in Tokyo, then in Kyoto, since 2003. His background is in narrative fiction, and his short stories, essays and poetry have been published in numerous places online and in print. His first photo book, Sunlanders, was published by Bemojake in September, 2016, featuring color darkroom prints made by his own hand. His forthcoming book, Middle Life Notes, a collection of Diana f+ prints combined with waka poetry, will be published by Neutral Colors in Tokyo in autumn. Sean is represented by Galerie Agathe Gaillard in Paris, France and Ibasho in Antwerp, Belgium. He is a member of the photo collective And the Last Waves.

If you are interested in Sunlanders or Middle Life Notes, or would just like to say hi or ask me a question, please email me at
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and the last waves


all images ©sean lotman 2019