About «komakino.ch»


«komakino.ch» was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 2005. The website is dedicated to black and white photography. The site is used as a virtual museum as well as a portfolio and should be updated often. Please enjoy.

The name

  • «Komakino» is a name.
  • «Komakino» is related to Joy Division–one of the best bands ever; listen to their records and understand.
  • «Komakino» is a city in Japan.


Matthias Frey started «komakino.ch» after leaving «unartig.ch». Please feel free to contact us if you have any wishes, are interested in his photographs or would like to hire him for a photographic assignment. 
He is now based in Tokyo, Japan.