Hayata Takeshita is a travel and landscape photographer based in California.
Hayata has lived in many areas around the United States. Born in New York, Hayata grew up in Stony Brook, Long Island. He went on to advanced degrees in Buffalo, New York and Minneapolis, Minnesota, majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Business. He worked in technology in New York City for 8 years and has worked the last 10 years in Northern California and is currently living in Folsom, California. He spends his free time pursuing photography as an art and traveling to all the wonderful public lands in search of the perfect image.