Isamu SawaPhotographer


Born in Japan, Isamu (or ‘Issey’ to his friends) immigrated to Australia in 1982 and began his professional photography career in 1996.  Based in Melbourne Australia, Issey is one of Australia’s most in-demand advertising photographers specializing in cars, having shot numerous national campaigns for clients including GM Holden, Mercedes Benz, Infiniti, Subaru, Mazda, Nissan, BMW, Mini, Toyota and Mitsubishi. His other commercial clients include Jack Daniel’s, Lindeman’s, Penfolds, Domaine Chandon, Harrolds and more.

Rhys James

Morris Motley Campaign

Morris Motley Campaign


St Collins Lane

Mazda CX9

Penfolds Bin Series

Mazda BT50 Fleet

Without Water

Sunday Style Magazine

Lumiere Candles

Trenery Accessories AW14

Mercedes “Jean Paul Gaultier”

Paul Bram

Mazda BT50

LK Boutique


Mercedes “Designo”

GQ Man of The Year 2014

LK Boutique

Myer Emporium

Crystal Magazine “Watch Feature”


Subaru Lifestyle

New City Living

GQ Man of The Year 2013

Hard Yakka

Geoffrey Rush


Mercedes Magazine “Jean Paul Gaultier”

Dr Lewinn

Chamber Music

Yellow Pages ” Live Local”

Holden Commodore VF

Holden Captiva7


Holden Barina Spark

Mazda3 SkyActiv

Sun Studios

Skyzone Launch Campaign

Subaru Forester ‘Impreza’ XV

Holden Cruze Z Series

Rhys James

Material Exhibition

Holden Barina Sport

TAMM Dawn Chorus

Holden “Volt”


Flinders 108

Crystal Magazine

Holden Colorado

Studio Duo Duo Folio Shoot

Kevin Rudd


Subaru Impreza

Holden Trax


Subaru XV

Subaru Impreza

Holden Commodore VF Ute

Holden Commodore International

Subaru Symmetry “Forester”

Holden Colorado