One from a recent trip to NYC

New York architecture
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I was recently in New York, shooting for the same client for whom I am travelling and shooting now. This was one of those moments, which occurred a few times in the Big Apple, where I was in a cab … Continue reading

Charming the locals in Indonesia

Portrait of two local ladies in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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I’d been location scouting for my shoot tomorrow and at the end of the first session of scouting, these two ladies happened past me. They’d taken photos of each other and I approached and asked to get one of the … Continue reading

Taxi driver: Shibuya, Tokyo

Taxi driver in his taxi, Shibuya, Tokyo
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After having dinner with my family I got out for a little walk with the camera. Been a while since I just went for a wander to take some photos. Always like shooting the taxi drivers in Tokyo. Such expressive … Continue reading

Mari on location: test shoot in Kichijoji

Mari: fashion model in Tokyo. Location fashion shooting in Tokyo
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Spent a few hours out with Mari yesterday, doing a test shoot around Nishi-Ogikubo and Kichijoji. Great areas to shoot in around there. Found this nice conjunction of elements [sign, old window, creeping foliage] in a side-street not far from … Continue reading

Mari Nishimura: model in Tokyo

Mari Nishimura - model in Tokyo
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Did a day of shooting yesterday with a bunch of ladies who know +Shinyong Lee and attend her PrixPrix events. There were a mixture of ladies: some needed portraits for work, some just wanted a decent portrait because they’d never had … Continue reading

The Crew: Kanda, Tokyo

Street photography in Tokyo: workmen in Kanda
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Kanda is a great neighbourhood for street shooting: always something interesting going on. And the walk from Kanda -following the railway tracks – through to Ueno is a superb route to take if you have a couple of hours to … Continue reading

Cruising: Asakusabashi, Tokyo

Recycling truck in Asakusabashi, Tokyo
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Quick grab-shot whilst I was doing a photo tour with a lady in town from the US. Had to get a shot of this recyclables collection truck as it cruised the neighbourhood. King Kong and the fellas out for a … Continue reading

Silent Optical Mouse

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Seen this fella a few times around Akihabara and a few more down by Asakusabashi, as he collects cardboard and old magazines and drops them off at the recycling place there. Thought the words on the box he was pushing … Continue reading

Old mailbox, Ueno

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Came across this nice collection of colours and textures the other day whilst on a photowalk with +Strika Eins. Loved the symmetry as well as the crusty textures. This was about halfway between Inaricho and Ueno. Gear? Nikon D700 Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 … Continue reading

Waiting to cross: Ueno, Tokyo

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Underneath the railway bridge in Ueno is a great place to do two things in the summer: escape from the sun and shoot some nice studies of people. The contrast with the light outside is stark and hard to manage, … Continue reading