Born in Ehime Prefecture in 1911. Graduated from Tokyo Electrical College and joined RIKEN in 1935. He began his photographic career as a member of the Parlett Camera Coterie and published his work in many salons and international photography magazines. Several of his works were selected for the London and Paris Salons, and he was also selected for contests in the magazines American Popular Photography and Photomonde.
He later became involved in the development of amateur photographers in Japan through his activities with the All Japan Photographic League and the Tokyo Photographic Society. In 1957, he joined Asahi Kogaku and became the director of the Tokyo Service Center. He passed away in May 1969.