Nights full of neon signs obscured by sleeting rain evoke a film noir ethos. Photographer, designer, and creator Omi Kim captures the nocturnal city and transforms ordinary sights into extraordinary visions. The Osaka, Japan-based creator specializes in street photography, portraiture, and graphic composites which push the boundaries of reality.
Kim, who goes by Omi on Instagram, shoots series based on what he encounters in his photography. The moody, highlighter-colored lights of Osaka cafés and lamp posts are reflected on wet streets. Moving scooters are blurred in motion while figures appear largely anonymous. While his street photography beautifully captures reality,