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Portrait photographer in Tokyo, Japan: Ayuko Izumi

Using Tokyo As My Studio: A Shoot With Ayuko Izumi

A couple of weeks ago I was approached by dancer and swordswoman, Ayuko Izumi, to shoot some portraits of her on location in Tokyo. She wanted a mix of styles, some in kimono,…

Fashion photographer in Tokyo: Shinyong in Asagaya

The Ten-Minute Fashion Shoot

Never one to pass up the chance of a quick shoot, Shinyong posed for a few quick snaps yesterday. We’d just finished a meeting over at a friend’s cafe in Asagaya, so with…


Tokyo Has Its Biggest Snowfall For 45 Years

Saturday saw the biggest drop of snow in the capital since 1969 which, coincidentally, was the year of my birth. I went out for a walk about 2pm starting at Hammamatsucho and walking up…

Eiko: a portrait by Alfie Goodrich

How a Bruno Aveillan book led to a day of giggles & some great photos

It’s been a while since I had quite so much fun just hanging out with a friend and having fun with the camera. But at the very back-end of last year I was…

Water drops on the day the snow melted

The day after the snow: out with the macro lens

Tokyo’s recent day of heavy snow was a lot of fun and I managed to get out and do some shooting in it, despite the very wet nature of the snow… which can…

Tokyo int he snow: heaviest snowfall for a decade

Tokyo in the snow: heaviest falls for a decade?

After a tiring weekend, driving up to Minamisoma and back on an food-aid delivery, I didn’t really feel up to much today and got up late. Mind you, very happy we came back from…

Dr. M by Asiattic

Some recent faves from our Flickr group

It’s been a while since I showcased some of the shots from the Japanorama Flickr group, so here goes… The image above, entitled ‘Dr.M’ is by Asiattic. Reasons for choosing this to head…

Photo tours of Tokyo and Japan

Photography Walks in Tokyo, Japan

Guided Photographic Walks in Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo-based professional photographer & photography teacher as your guide. If you are either a keen photographer or just want to take advantage of the fact that our photographer…

My two and half year-old son shooting my Nikon D700 and 50mm f/1.2 lens

My two and half year-old shooting Nikon D700 & 50mm

They say creativity often runs in the family. ‘They’ might be right if these few shots my two and half year-old son, Charlie, took the other week are anything to go by. Myself,…

Small shrine alongside the Kyotoku-maru, a ship deposited in central Kesennuma by the 3/11 tsunami

Instagrams from tsunami hit Kesennuma

It’s been a while since I was up north in Japan’s tsunami-hit areas. Last weekend I was there as part of a crew working on a small piece of film for a client…

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