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Book Launch & Exhibit: Light-Painting Fashion Photo Book by Leon Saperstein & Nicolas Nini

VIP grand opening photography exhibit and light-painting photo book launch of

Impressions - literature, fashion, opera

Tuesday, October 1st 2019 from 9am-7pm at the famous ROHM Theater in Kyoto, Japan. Exhibit runs from October 1st to November 3rd, 2019

Introducing a new and unique photo book:

Impressions - literature, fashion, opera Concept by: Nicolas Nini Izumi Photography by: Leon Saperstein It is all about joy of reading classic novels with the images of current fashion items. The book was endorsed by the current Deputy Mayor of Paris and a great American photographer, Howard Schwartz. This beautifully executed photo book contains 25 romantic introductory stories from classic novels and operas, including a chapter from "In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust", "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen, "Death in Venice" by Thomas Mann, as well as Tosca (Puccini), La Traviata (Verdi), Pearl Fishers (Bizet), Turandot (Puccini) and so on. This book was designed to encourage people to rediscover the joy of reading books, especially world classic novels as well as enjoying operas through the opulent images of fashion photography. This is undoubtedly the best gift item for any age you’d ever find for Christmas and/or birthdays of your beloved friends and family.

今までに、見たことも無いような 素敵で、豪華な写真集、

” Impressions “ ( 印象 ) のご紹介です。

写真 : レオン•サパースティン 構想と制作 : ニコラス•ニニ•イズミ

読書の喜びを、再発見できるように、今のファッションを見せながら、古典文学が、読みたくなるように仕組まれた とてもユニークな美しく、ロマンチックな写真集。 フランスのパリの副市長 , クリストフ•ジラール氏も推奨していますよ。

“凄いね ! 素晴らしい写真と、素敵なファッションのオンパレード ! おめでとう! “ パリ副市長、クリストフ=ジラール

この優美な写真集には、ロマンチックな古典文学とオペラの物語が、50点の写真とともに、合計25 紹介されています。 例えば、マルセル・プルーストの「 失われた時を求めて」からの章、ジェーン・オースティンの「 自負と偏見 」、トーマス・マンの「 ヴェニスに死す」、そして、プッチーニの「 トスカ 」、ヴェルディの「 トラヴィアータ / 椿姫 」、ビゼーの 「 真珠取り 」、プッチーニの 「 ツーランドット 」などなど、、、


Nicolas Nini Izumi

Nicolas NiNi Izumi was born in the south of Japan. He lived in Tokyo, London and Paris, now resides in San Francisco. He loves dogs, enjoys beautiful music, great novels and operas. He worked as a fashion magazine editor, a fashion stylist for numerous fashion shows and a window dresser for Chanel boutique in San Francisco. He works often with Leon Saperstein in the Bay Area and Paris. His heros are always Gabriel Coco Chanel and Piero Tosi (costume designer).

Leon Saperstein

Studio-FAB founder Leon Saperstein has been photographing people and fashion, working with renowned brands and publications since he opened his first photo studio in Paris, France in 1999. His client list includes international magazines like Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Cosmopolitan - and brands like Gucci, Hermes, and Chanel, just to name a few. He specializes in taking fabulous photos of people and is very good at helping them feel comfortable and natural in front of the camera, creating a unique and memorable photography experience for all his clients.


Studio-FAB was founded in 2015 and specializes in Fashion, Art, and Beauty. The team offers a wide arrange of services, including photography and video work for print ads, commercials, music videos, packaging, branding, websites, family, corporate and senior portraits, weddings, special events, and private and group photography workshops and classes. The new 900 square foot space is conveniently located steps away from Oakland’s City Hall. It features high ceilings, Boudoir style chaise lounges, a stage, and an open layout with a welcoming, modern feel. This multi-use, fully equipped production studio also hosts numerous events, including fashion shows, pop-up art shows, bridal showers, and workshops for aspiring photographers. The studio space is also available to the community for hourly and daily rentals. For more info, visit

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