Started accepting applications for a new plan, “Church of the Wind Creative Wedding Photo,” which captures e xtraordinary moments at the “Church of the Wind,” designed by Tadao Ando.

node Inc.
Started accepting applications for a new plan, “Church of the Wind Creative Wedding Photo,” to capture extraordinary moments at the “Church of the Wind,” designed by Tadao Ando.

Giveseed Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture, Representative Director: Kenichiro Otsuka), which handles wedding and family photography, and node Co., Ltd., which develops wedding production mainly in Kansai (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Representative Director : Tomie Koshiba) will leave art photos at the wedding on November 25th, set around Mt. Rokko, including the “Church of the Wind” on Mt. Rokko, which was designed by the world-famous architect Tadao Ando. We are pleased to announce that we will start accepting applications for Photo (Creative Wedding Photo) Plan. [Image 1

-Locations: Church of the Wind (left), Rokko Shidare (middle), ROKKO Forest Museum (upper right, lower right)-
What is “Wind Church”?
The Church of the Wind was built in 1986 in the garden of the Rokko Oriental Hotel on the slopes of Mt. Rokko, designed by Tadao Ando. Together with the Church of Water (Hokkaido) and the Church of Light (Osaka), it is one of Tadao Ando’s “Church Trilogy,” and it is known as the first church architecture he worked on.
Said to have been influenced by the French Abbey of Senanque, the simple architecture that makes the most of materials is one of the characteristics of Mr. Ando’s work, such as the semi-transparent glass colonnade and the exposed concrete chapel with few decorative elements. creates a sacred space.
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-Chapel (left), Colonnade leading to the chapel (right)-
Location: 1878-78 Nishitaniyama, Rokkosan-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo Church of the Wind Photo Gallery:


Church of the Wind Creative Wedding Photo Overview
Capture artistic moments in fantastic spaces such as Tadao Ando’s Church of the Wind
In this new plan, the bride and groom work together to create a concrete image from the preparation stage, and each photo is artistically created and shot while consulting on costumes, scenes, productions, etc.
Traditional wedding photos are often photos that are an extension of the bride and groom’s daily life, but in this plan, we will shoot an extraordinary and artistic moment in a special place called the Church of the Wind. .
For example, in conventional wedding ceremonies and photo weddings, the bride and groom first start by selecting costumes, but in this plan, we consult with the planner and photographer about what kind of photo we want to finish, and we choose costumes and accessories according to the image. I will decide with professionals involved. The attraction of this plan is that you can meet yourself that even the bride and groom themselves did not know until now by taking pictures from the preparation stage with experienced staff.
The shooting locations include the mysterious space of the Church of the Wind, the nature and architecture of Mt. Rokko, and the night view of Kobe, which is said to be worth 10 million dollars. I will leave one scene that cannot be shot at the wedding ceremony.
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-Photo location: Church of the Wind (left), night view (right)- [Image 4

-Photo location: Rokko Shidare-
Photographed by photographer Kenichiro Otsuka, who has won numerous awards at international professional photo contests.
Photographer Kenichiro Otsuka, representative of Giveseed Co., Ltd., who has won numerous awards both in Japan and overseas, including the Japan Wedding Photo Grand Prix and the PPA International Photographic Competition. .
Mr. Otsuka won the highest award for the second year in a row at the International Photographic Competition, the world’s largest
international professional photography contest. In 2022, the wedding photo set in the Church of the Wind won the top prize and entered the top 10 in the world.
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-Award-winning photo “Colonnade of the Wind” (Location: Church of the Wind Colonnade)-
Profile of Kenichiro Otsuka
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Representative Director of Giveseed Co., Ltd. Photographer (with heart and heart)
Factory work from 19 to 31 years old. Influenced by the way of thinking of a photographer who took pictures at his wedding, he entered the photography industry at the age of 31, having never touched a camera.
Founded Giveseed Co., Ltd. in March 2016 after working as a
photographer’s assistant and in the photography department of a local hotel.
Unusually for a photographer, he also conducts lectures and lectures at universities. Based on his experience as a photographer, he conveys messages to young people and local people on themes such as “how to capture life and how to grasp dreams.”
-Award History-
2010 JWPG Japan Wedding Photo Grand Prix (bridal industry fair) 4th and 11th place nationwide
2011 JWPG Japan Wedding Photo Grand Prix (bridal industry fair) 6th place nationwide
2011 Japan Wedding Photo Award (PHOTONEXT2011) Gold Award Winner 2012 Japan Wedding Photo Award (PHOTONEXT2012) Gold Prize Special Award 2014 Japan Wedding Photo Award (PHOTONEXT2014) Gold Prize Winner/Gold Prize Special Award Winner (2 works won)
2014 JWPG Japan Wedding Photo Grand Prix (Bridal Industry Fair) Ranked 1st nationally in both categories. Ranked 1st in Japan overall. 2018 Japan Wedding Photo Award (PHOTONEXT2018) Special Award 2021 International Photographic Competition 2022 (IPC2022)
2022 International Photographic Competition 2023 (IPC2023)
Weddingphoto IMAGING EXCELLECE COLLECTION (Grand Prize) Grand Imaging Award Finalists MERIT COLLECTION (Award)
Kenichiro Otsuka Photo Gallery: Rate plan
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*Facility usage fee, hair and make-up fee, production fee, and shooting data fee. Costume fee is not included.
Please contact us for plan details.
Requests and inquiries for materials to Creative Photo
For requests for materials, inquiries, or requests for tours, please feel free to contact us via the official inquiry form for the Church of the Wind Sage Wedding, email, or phone.
Contact form:
Inquiries by phone: 050-8880-9382 (11:00 am to 7:00 pm)
In addition, we have established guidelines to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infection and are taking thorough measures. Please cooperate by wearing a mask when visiting.
◆ Measures and guidelines to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infection
Presenter overview
Giveseed Co., Ltd.
Based on the concept of “From photos that you see to photos that you can feel,” we offer completely custom-made photo shoots and wedding productions.
Representative: Kenichiro Otsuka, Representative Director
Location: 2nd floor, 1-8-7 Ueimachi, Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture Established: March 2016
node Inc.
Starting with the management of weddings at Kaze-no-Church, we have developed a production centered on the Kansai region, based on the concept of meeting a wedding planner before searching for a wedding venue.
Representative: Tomie Koshiba, Representative Director
Location: 4-3-20 Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe City
Established: February 2022
Church of the Wind Sage Wedding
Direct: 050-8880-9382
Person in charge: Tomie Koshiba
Details about this release:


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