【William Hames Profile】
A photographer born and raised in Shonan area, Japan with an American father and Japanese mother. Moved to the United States in 1974. Began his music photography career in the San Francisco Bay Area. While working with Japanese record companies and magazines, he undertook numerous projects with artists in the USA, UK, and Europe. In 1986, he relocated to Los Angeles.
He is well known for working with countless musicians and bands not limited to MR. BIG including AEROSMITH, BON JOVI, MÖTLEY CRÜE, OZZY OSBOURNE, RATT, and POISON. He frequently photographed concerts for Japan tours of various musicians. In addition to photography, he coordinates overseas interviews, earning him unwavering trust from people involved.