Opened in 2009, Zen Foto Gallery specializes in Asian photography with a particular emphasis on China and creating a bridge between Japan and China. Their intention is to foster greater appreciation of contemporary and historical works of Asian photography. Past exhibits have included leading Chinese photographers Liu Zheng, Wang Ningde, Adou, Moyi and Yang Yankang. Japanese artists who have exhibited at the gallery include Nobuyoshi Araki, Kazuo Kitai, Tamiko Nishimura, and Mao Ishikawa.
Zen Foto also has a selection of rare secondhand classic Japanese photography books and vintage prints of Ihei Kimura, Seiryu Inoue, Iwata Nakayama and more.