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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…

G+ Tokyo Photowalk: motion blur on people crossing at Okachimachi, Tokyo

Google Plus Tokyo Photowalk, No.1

I joined Google’s social networking site, Google Plus [G+], on the 8th July 2011. It’s been ten weeks of making some great new friends, having some great chats, hanging out live on webcam…

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Typhoon 15 [Roke] hits Tokyo

The Japanese typhoon season has been pretty rough so far. A couple of weeks ago a typhoon left a trail of destruction and 87 people dead as it swept across the south of…

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Photowalk: Yurakucho to Kanda in the rain

Shooting some street photography, catching the typhoon rain and showing Liam from Australia some good spots to shoot with telephoto lenses. A great afternoon out with the cameras and a chance to catch…

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Using history to shape the ‘now’

My project for this week is focused on typologies and swanky shops in Tokyo, air-conditioning the streets by leaving the doors open, could be the perfect subject to focus on. History has lessons…

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Photowalk, July 2nd: Texture

I recently met with a gallery and agency owner who is interested in putting on shows by Japanorama’s students. So, this walk will be one targeted at getting you started on a search…

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Potraits of Contemporary Photographers: Nobuyoshi Araki

This is Part One of a two-part film on Araki, from Contacts Vol. 2, Portraits of Contemporary Photographers. A project initiated by William Klein in 2000. It’s not him narrating….. I prefer to…

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Telling stories with one photo

‘Every picture tells a story’. It’s an old cliche. In fact, it’s a proverb – apparently. But whatever the origin of that phrase one thing is for sure, some photos tell stories better…

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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…

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On and off the rails: a day on the trains in Tokyo

Just subsequent to writing an article about trainspotting in Tokyo, I took a group of photographers on a workshop around the Yamanote Line and onto the shinkansen platforms of Tokyo Station. The idea…

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