Japan Photos

Back out in the rain with the Nikon D700

After two weeks of shooting for clients, I wanted to get out to have a little time to shoot for myself. So last night I headed out to a rainy Shibuya with my…

Taxi in Shibuya Crossing at night shot with the Hasselblad H4D-40

Shibuya Crossing at Night with Hasselblad H4D-40

Those of you who have seen my work before will know I have a little bit of a soft-spot for Tokyo’s taxis and taxi-drivers. I’ve been shooting the subject on and off ever…

Tokyo Tower at blue hour shot with Hasselblad H4D-40

Blue hour around the Tokyo Tower with Hasselblad H4D-40

A few shots from a walk I recently did from Roppongi, past the Tokyo Tower to Hammamatsucho. I’d finished a shot around Roppongi’s MidTown and rather than take the train down to Daimon/Hammamatsucho,…


A day out in Chichibu and Saitama

A few weeks ago my son and I headed out to Chichibu in Saitama, north west of Tokyo. Here are some pics from our day out. Chichibu is somewhere I had never really…


Back in the music: Little Dynamite Sex & Android Baby

A night back in front of the stage, watching two Tokyo bands at Aube in Shibuya. Once upon a time all I used to shoot was music photography. I don’t really miss working…


Last week’s torrential rain: down by the station

Last Sunday evening I was on my way back from doing a photography lesson with one of my students. By the time the train reached Kawasaki, the sky had turned black. As we…


A walk into Tokyo from the Rainbow Bridge

The other week I took a contact of mine, who was in Tokyo from Sakhalin, out for a photowalk/lesson. We started in Shiodome, took the Yurikamome Line across the Rainbow Bridge and later…

RB67 127mm lens on the Nikon D800E

Mamiya RB67 Lenses on Nikon D800E

Some days I miss owning my old Mamiya RB67 camera. Now I don’t have to miss it so much, as I have an adaptor to fit the lenses onto my Nikon D800E! The…

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…

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