Intimate Portraits Capture Workers at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo

The expected relocation of the Tsukiji Fish Market depicts one of the more radical changes Tokyo has seen in recent years. On a trip to the area, French photographer Nico Therin took the chance investigate the world-famous market and finish a personal project documenting the historic space. His series of insightful photos capture the humanity of the market and embody the bustling activity of a historic center where thousands of fish trade hands daily.

Therin’s photographs catch the many faces and emotions of the ordinary workers who devote their lives to the seafood and wholesale fish industry, and who will continue despite the changes brought about by the relocation of the historic landmark.

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