A Welshman In Tokyo

Hello students, fans of Alfie’s work and visitors to the site! My name is Tim and I’m Alfie’s nephew from Wales (it’s the small country next to England that is often overlooked!). I…


Model photography workshop in Miyazaki

Beautiful beach and old town locations, a team of wonderful models, two days of shooting, one day of post-pro, critique and large-format printing. Last call for the few places left on this terrific…

Yumi getting made-up by Furuta-san

Behind the scenes at Yumi’s model shoot

Here’s a few shots from behind the scenes at the recent shoot I did with Yumi, Furuta and Wiiliam Ishiwata. You can see the post I wrote before this shoot, about producing ‘mood…

Lexar Japan Photography Competition

Lexar Professional Photography Competition

We have a new collaboration and partnership with Lexar Japan and are very pleased to announce a photography competition on the theme of ‘Memory’, with around $2000 worth of prizes. Memory: how would you sum-up…

Organisers of the Sayonara Nukes anti-nuclear protest and demonstration march in Tokyo

Anti-nuclear demonstration, Tokyo: 19th Sept. 2011

[Kenzaburo Oe (2nd from left) and Yamamoto Taro(right) lead the demonstrators off…] The Sayonara Nukes event was held today in Tokyo, a demonstration and march which it was hoped would attract 50,000 people….

Dancers pause in the window of their dancing room at the Balanchine School of the American Ballet Theatre, New York City, 1936.

Photography history ‘Follow Friday’: E for Eisenstadt

Alfred Eisenstadt was a photographer I was required to study as part of my history of photography classes at college. I was already very aware of his work, through the photo that –…


Tokyo mash-ups, getting ‘signed’ & some news from

And on the second day, Alfie created a book cover. Yep, reckon this shot [above] is gonna be the cover of a book about street photography I am preparing. Only shot another six…


Joe & Ami at the school sports-day

After a few weeks of hearing and seeing some of the preparations for the sports-day at Joe and Ami’s school, Suzagamori Shougaku in Shinagawa-ku, the big day finally arrived last Saturday. Blessed by…


Tokyo After The Quake: hanami

UPDATE 23RD APRIL 2011: New gallery of images from beginning of April hanami celebrations going on in my neighbourhood, in Omori, Tokyo. . 2nd April, 2011 | Tohoku Earthquake + 22 There has…

Hokusai drawing of Tsunami and Mt Fuji

Japan earthquake

Not sure what to say about it all yet, but wanted to start collecting my thoughts.

About Japanorama

Japanorama is run by British professional photographer, Alfie Goodrich, and provides practical photography teaching in Tokyo. Weekly workshops, group and one-to-one lessons bring together photographers of all ages and abilities.

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