Atsushi Sugimoto is local photographer who is based in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.
Atsushi was born and raised in Japan. He had been fascinated by the North very early on, and started with wildlife photography at the age of 20. He then began traveling to northern wild places including Yukon, Canada.
Themes of his photography focus not only on wildlife, but also on northern landscapes and lifestyles. Atsushi moved to Yukon Territory, Canada in 2011 and this place continues to inspire the creation of his photography projects.
Atsushi won Grand Prize of First Light Image Festival Photo Contest that was happened in Whitehorse Yukon in 2019.