Tokyo Station renewal: in praise of looking up

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Went down to see Tokyo Station without the construction going on for the first time in years. Seemed a good time to shoot pictures of people shooting pictures….. More pics here on my Japanorama website: http://japanorama.co.uk/2012/10/15/tokyo-station-renewal-in-praise-of-looking-up/

Satoru Masunaga

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In September 2011 I was asked to accompany a journalist and shoot some pics to go with his story on Masunaga Optical, spectacle maker based in Fukui, Japan. This is Satoru Masunaga current president of the company and grandson of … Continue reading

Mount Fuji sunset: Ami on the beach at Kamakura

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One I shot a few weeks ago when my eldest son, daughter and I went down to Kamakura. Beautiful sunset, great views of Mount Fuji and Ami enjoyed the sea until it was dark…. Nikon D700 Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8

Mount Fuji at Sunset from Kamakura Beach

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Shot the other week when I took the kids to Kamakura’s north beach. Beautiful sunset. Even the guy who runs one of the beach bars there said he’d never seen a better one. Nikon D700 Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8

Holy Waters | Asakusa, Tokyo

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I spent a few hours out shooting with a French guy whose in Japan for a while on holiday. He had a few things he wanted to improve with his photography, namely ‘seeing’. We spent 15 or 20mins around this … Continue reading

Cheeky Kids

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Shot 23rd May 2012 A quick from-the-hip shot of my two eldest a few weeks back: we were coming home from a walk and some food somewhere across town. Ami looking typically cheeky. Good example of how to use the … Continue reading

When Bokeh Is The Only Way

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Shot 27th April 2012 The fad for bokeh [the out of focus-ness] has its ups and downs. For some it’s pointing the camera at the nearest christmas tree or set of traffic lights and de-focusing the lens. Fine, if that … Continue reading

The 2000Yen Lens: First Shot

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I’d had a dentist appointment this afternoon and needed a bit of value-for-money retail therapy so I headed to my local camera shop. I couldn’t have a better guy in my neighbourhood than the camera shop owner. I have known … Continue reading

One from the Street in Akabane

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Shot 23rd April 2012 Lovely photowalk yesterday with some very nice people and a few of us also stuck around in Akabane for a drink and something to eat. Extremely fun part of town with lots of characters and nice … Continue reading

Taiwanese People Know How To Party!

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Shot 23rd April 2012 After finishing a fashion shoot on Saturday with +Shinyong Lee and some other great folk, a few of us headed to Okubo in Tokyo – great Korean, Chinese and other asian foods around there. Shinyong took … Continue reading