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  • Shingo Takei

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Born in 1969 in Kanagawa Pref., Japan, Shingo Takei was fascinated by the starry skies as a school boy. In 1997 he started shooting astrophotography in the extreme coldness of Mongolia, when he saw the total eclipse of the sun and then the Great Comet Hale-Bopp. From 1998, Takei started to publish his works in astronomy magazines and other related publications. Currently he is specialized in "Starryscape photography" or Landscape astrophotography focusing on his theme of "Harmony between mankind and the stars".