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Daddy: I want to be a photographer

On Being a Photographer: today’s thoughts

One of my Facebook friends [who wants to become a photographer] was asking me for my angle on something his dad had told him: that there was no money in photography. My first…

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…

Alfie setting up a Westcott parabolic umbrella with model, Shinyong Lee

15hour course: intro to location & studio model photography

UPDATE November 15th, 2014 Due to recent changes in tax and increases in the cost of living, the basic 15hr course has gone from 45,000¥ to 50,000¥. This applies to the fashion course…

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…

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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…

Model workshop in Tokyo, July 2012

Model photography workshop in Tokyo: 22nd July

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER, PROBABLY TAKING PLACE IN EARLY AUGUST, IN A DIFFERENT BUT EQUALLY GOOD LOCATION.  It’s been a very busy month or two and I…

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Workshop Report: A Bit of Park, A Bit of Street

A crowd of us took to the streets of Tokyo on 11th December for a workshop that would include some nice park action, some street photography and some street modelling. Getting out into…

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“Two Days Out With Liam” or “Why I Teach”

Getting great shots myself is a buzz but nowhere near the buzz of teaching others to get great shots. When I started teaching photography, I was asked by a few fellow professionals ‘…aren’t…

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Some pearls of my photographic widsom: Part 1

One of the things that makes me chuckle these days is the inordinate amount of websites based solely around lists. They also all use plenty of hyperbole and melodrama…. The 50 Best Black…

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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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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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