Yasukuni Shrine in Infrared

Yasukuni Shrine in Infrared

Sunny day in Iidabashi. Finished a meeting in the neighbourhood. IR camera in the bag. Bingo!

Tokyo Photo Walk: Kanda Myoujin to Yasukuni.

Tokyo Photo Walk: Kanda Myoujin to Yasukuni.

Some quality time on a peaceful Sunday in characterful neighbourhoods.

Sunday morning at Yushima Seidō

Sunday morning at Yushima Seidō

Some quality time with one of my favourite temples in Tokyo. 

A Walk in Tokyo With Josh

A Walk in Tokyo With Josh

Helping a student reconnect with photography, making the ordinary look extra-ordinary. 

Tokyo Old & New: Shinagawa + Old Tokaido Road

Tokyo Old & New: Shinagawa + Old Tokaido Road

A walk from the glassy modernity down one stage of the old Tokyo-Kyoto pilgrimage route. 

Tokyo Tower & Tamachi Streets in Infrared

Tokyo Tower & Tamachi Streets in Infrared

The perfect day for a wander with the infrared converted Nikon.

Tokyo in Infrared

Tokyo in Infrared

A quick wander around our neighbour with the infrared converted Nikon.

Weekend widescreen monochromes

Weekend widescreen monochromes

A couple of photowalks this weekend, in Shinjuku and along the Tokaido Road

You spin me right round, baby right round....

You spin me right round, baby right round....

Ending the week with some of my collection of photos featuring circles

COLOUR EDITIONS: In Praise of Yellow

COLOUR EDITIONS: In Praise of Yellow

Some shots going back to 2016, illustrating my love for the colour 'yellow'.

Afternoon walk from Nihonbashi to Shimbashi

Afternoon walk from Nihonbashi to Shimbashi

Looking at patterns and textures with the Hasselblad H4D-40 and Zeiss-Sonnar 250mm lens.

The 2024 cherry blossom season

A few shots from Tokyo's short-lived sakura

The 2024 cherry blossom season

Photo walks in Tokyo: a typical day out

Making the most of a rainy day with a client from the USA.

Photo walks in Tokyo: a typical day out

Okame-zakura, Nihonbashi

A walk through the last of the early cherry blossoms.

Okame-zakura, Nihonbashi

First proper Tokyo photowalk of 2024

First proper Tokyo photowalk of 2024

14kms through some fave neighbourhoods with a client from the UK.

Autumn leaves in Kuhombutsu & Todoroki

Autumn leaves in Kuhombutsu & Todoroki

A walk in two favourite areas of Tokyo to check on the foliage.

On Assignment in Myanmar, 2018

On Assignment in Myanmar, 2018

Two weeks as Unit Stills Photographer on a Japanese movie.

Picturing Yuko

Picturing Yuko

Making a series of portraits for a successful female executive.

It's A People Thing

It's A People Thing

Some of my favourite portraits from the last few years. 

Summer skies & sunsets

Summer skies & sunsets

Despite doing what I can to mitigate its destruction, I'm also here to point my camera at the climate & capture the beauty.

June, July & August Through My Eyes

June, July & August Through My Eyes

A little of what I've been pointing the camera at recently on my own time....

A Day Out in the Rice Fields of Chiba

A Day Out in the Rice Fields of Chiba

Driving out in the Subaru to enjoy the first part of rice-planting season. 

The Kawaramachi Danchi, Kawasaki

The Kawaramachi Danchi, Kawasaki

Sachio Ōtani's cathedral of public housing, in high-contrast monochrome. 

The Kyoto International Conference Centre

The Kyoto International Conference Centre

A morning photographing Sachio Ōtani's 1963 masterpiece.

Cherry blossoms of Japan

Cherry blossoms of Japan

Photographing the sakura on a rainy morning in Tokyo. 

FUSO Are Go!

FUSO Are Go!

Photographing the FUSO Athena special rescue vehicle at Mt. Asama.

A Day with Mitsubishi-FUSO

A Day with Mitsubishi-FUSO

Down in Kawasaki for the 60th Anniversary of the Canter.

Buy prints of Alfie's work

Buy prints of Alfie's work

Pt.1 of a series of previews of Alfie's print shop. 

A photowalk from Nihonbashi to Asakusa

A photowalk from Nihonbashi to Asakusa

Putting a few kilometres in on a sunny Sunday afternoon. 

A Photowalk in Tokyo for a Client

A Photowalk in Tokyo for a Client

Walking some favourite neighbourhoods with a client from NYC.

SOME QUALITY TIME WITH A NATIONAL TREASURE

SOME QUALITY TIME WITH A NATIONAL TREASURE

Exploring an iconic castle with my client whilst on a shoot in the town of Inuyama.

PHOTOGRAPHING THE YOSHIROTTEN MCLAREN GT

PHOTOGRAPHING THE YOSHIROTTEN MCLAREN GT

A studio shoot in November of 2022 to capture this one-off car.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Harajuku and Shinjuku

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Harajuku and Shinjuku

One sunny, one grey day in Harajuku + Shinjuku.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Sendagi, Nippori, Asakusa

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Sendagi, Nippori, Asakusa

From Sendagi to Asakusa: a walk full of variety

ARCHITECTURE IN TOKYO: Philippe Starck's Asahi Building

ARCHITECTURE IN TOKYO: Philippe Starck's Asahi Building

45mins with a controversial architectural icon.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Architecture in Hongo

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Architecture in Hongo

A little wander in Hongo Sanchome.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: colour street photography

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: colour street photography

First photowalk of 2023: the colour shots.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: black and white street photography

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: black and white street photography

First photowalk of 2023: the black & whites.

DRIVES IN TOKYO WITH THE CAMERA

DRIVES IN TOKYO WITH THE CAMERA

A colour homage to the end credits of 'Rainman'.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Ginza and Shinbashi

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Ginza and Shinbashi

A walk in Ginza with my Charlie, my youngest. 

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Shinagawa-ku

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Shinagawa-ku

A morning macro walk in my neighbourhood of Tokyo.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Ōmori, Shinagawa-ku

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Ōmori, Shinagawa-ku

A walk along the Keihin Canal and Wangan Dori.

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Todoroki, Setagaya-ku

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Todoroki, Setagaya-ku

A walk in one of Tokyo's best nature spots, to get the last flash of autumn's colour. 

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Kinshicho

PHOTOWALKS IN TOKYO: Kinshicho

Hi, my name's Alfie Goodrich. I'm a commercial photographer and photography educator. And this is my daily photoblog.

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY. IN JAPAN

travel & tourism

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY. IN JAPAN

A series from 2007, showing the winter wonder that is Goryokaku.

PHOTOGRAPHER IN TOKYO, JAPAN

Wallpapers & digital downloads

PHOTOGRAPHER IN TOKYO, JAPAN

A series of colourful abstracts of Tokyo Tower originally shot for Hasselblad, now available for devices. 

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR MUSIC CDs

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR MUSIC CDs

A series of photos used to front up each episode of my online radio show.

PHOTOGRAPHER IN TOKYO, JAPAN

Colour editions: red

PHOTOGRAPHER IN TOKYO, JAPAN

A series of photos on a colour theme of 'red'. 

TILT SHIFT PHOTOGRAPHY IN TOKYO, JAPAN

architecture

TILT SHIFT PHOTOGRAPHY IN TOKYO, JAPAN

Come with me to Tokyo ToyTown, in a series of miniature style photographs shot with Hasselblad's HTS1.5

ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY in TOKYO

ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY in TOKYO

A love-letter to the built environment of the city I call my home.