Introduction to Photography

Introduction to Photography Joining WRA Photographic Section No WRA Censorship Visiting Deep South Returning to San Jose Career as a professional

Transcripts available in the following languages:

Well this whole photography started when I was introduced to a class at Peter Burnett Junior High School in San Jose. And they had a photography class on Fridays, so I joined the class and became very interested in photography. And there was one fellow in San Jose, his name was Warren Okagaki and he sort of showed me how to process film, develop film, and make prints. And I sort of became very interested in photography. And so from junior high school, I attended San Jose High School and became the photographer for the San Jose High School newspaper and also the yearbook.

Date: December 3, 2009
Location: California, US
Interviewer: John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

Photography San Jose

This guide will give you the fundamental knowledge you will need to conduct your own oral history interview.

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum

The Nippon Foundation