Born in Tokyo, Lester moved to Hawaii at the age of 3 and has been commuting back and forth between the US and Japan in his adult years. Originally a classical musician, he found his passion for photography while in college and has been shooting professionally for the past 19 years. Lester has won numerous awards from the WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) International Print Competition, considered the top Wedding and Portrait print competition in the world.
Lester is a certified photographer of WPPIC and a Associate of WPPI. He is also a member of PPA (Professional Photographers of America), and AsiaWPA (Asia Wedding Photographers Association).
Lester is fluent in English and Japanese.