Derek Makishima is the ARRI ambassador

Well maybe you are thinking the same thing I am right now, “So you went from being a Hasselblad ambassador to being an ambassador for Arri, what the hell are you doing to get this attention?”  Don’t ask me how I do it, if you know me personally I tend to be very low-key to the point of being invisible in a crowd.

Into the sun

A test shot for a photoshoot for an upcoming drama. Photographed mid-afternoon using a Hasselblad H6D-100c and […]

Bunka University Workshop

A photo from a joint collaboration between Profoto, Hasselblad, and Bunka University. This long exposure was t […]

Dead Lotus Couture

Photographed for Dead Lotus Couture featuring Japanese fetish icon Asuka Kunimatsu.

Natural Beauty

Photographed for Atreve hair salons in Tokyo. The key light was a window with fill provided via a V-flat with […]


Photographed with a socked silver-lined parabolic umbrella and photographed with a Hasselblad H4D-50.