Passing Taxis

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Shot 20th April 2012 Just a snap to test out the Pentax Super Takumar on my Nikon D700, which I am using via an adaptor. The adaptor has a piece of glass in it to enable infinity focus. The glass-less … Continue reading

Photography is a messy business…

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Shot 18th April 2012 Two nights ago I was just messing around with the kids and the flash, teaching my eldest boy, Joe, how to set up the remote triggers, the stand, umbrella etc. Nothing very exact about setting up; … Continue reading

Ladies on the move, Omotesando, Tokyo

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Nice expression I caught here but the framing is shit. I need to bend down more when I shoot sometimes. Having her feet would have made all the difference. Still, there’ll be another street, another moment and other ladies 🙂 … Continue reading

Sleepers in Tokyo | The Taxi Driver

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Travel to Japan, especially Tokyo, and you will find people sleeping… a lot. And sleeping anywhere. The street out the back of our house is popular for taxi drivers taking 40-winks ahead of their next shift. Caught this fella at … Continue reading

Sleeper Train | Narita to Tokyo

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After taking early morning trains out to Narita, the first of which was filled with people still reeking of booze and heading home after Friday night, the train back from the airport [where I had been shooting the arrival of … Continue reading

Making a Call: Ebisu, Tokyo

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I’ve been getting closer to people recently, mainly down to the 21mm [32mm on the cropped sensor] on the Epson R-D1 rangefinder. And it’s been very satisfying when the shots work. I’d just rounded a corner and this girl was … Continue reading

Birds circling overhead: Ginza, Tokyo

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Great to see everyone who came out on Sunday for the architectural photography workshop I did in Ginza. It was a great day, lovely weather and people got some great shots… which I’ll be posting a selection of very shortly. … Continue reading

Before the Race: Suzuka, Japan

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This was shot just before the 458Challenge race on Sunday morning at the recent Ferrari Racing Days. Very difficult area to work in as there are cars powering out of the pit-lane from behind you and in front of you. … Continue reading

Not sure if I’m coming or going

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Spent about ten minutes here and could easily spend a whole day, just waiting for more great moments. Gear? Nikon D700 Loreo ‘Lens in a Cap’ Monochrome is done in-camera

Crowds In the Rain, Akihabara, Tokyo

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I spent a little time in town today, shooting around Akihabara, under a couple of bridges and taking pics of the people with slow shutter-speeds. I know a few good places where I can shoot whilst staying dry and getting … Continue reading

The Writing’s On the Wall

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There are a couple of these restaurants around Tokyo. This one is in Kanda and I was walking the neighbourhood the other week with my good buddy Mike Kulyk after we’d spent some time in the book district of Jimbocho. … Continue reading