Japan Photos

By the lakes & mountains

Japan’s second longest series of successive public holidays, Silver Week, gave us a chance to get up to Fukushima to see our relatives. Whilst we were up there, we spent a day driving…


An hour in Shinagawa with the Loreo Pinhole lens

  The Loreo ‘lens in a cap’ is something I’ve had for a while. I decided to take it out again yesterday. About three or four years ago, I bought Loreo’s ‘Lens in…


September street festival in Fukushima

Shooting pics at the last festival of summer in Ishikawa-machi, Fukushima, Japan My wife comes from a small town in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. I’ve been there many, many times and have seen all…


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…

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