Shuji Kobayashi is a talented Japanese photographer and art director, who had been resided in Los Angeles for 20 years and currently based out of Tokyo, Japan. Shuji moved to the USA in january of 1989 to pursue his dream of becoming a Hollywood film director. At first, he was planning to attend a film school, but college photography classes opened his eye to photography. Shuji shoots beautiful portraits of young Japanese girls.

After graduating Art Center for BFA in Photography, Shuji began to shoot various celebrities and published in many Japanese fashion and movie magazines.