Born in Setagaya-Ward, Tokyo in 1954 as eldest son of Shinzo Maeda. Followed his father's shooting session in his teens. After graduating from Waseda University and he joined Tankei and worked as assistant and also directed various Shinzo's work. He starts shooting his own work in 1993 and showcases the evolved Tankei's work. He has published many books and has hosted exhibitions. He now is the representative of Tankei Company.