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Patterns in blue: Nihombashi

I love Tokyo’s winters: piercing blue skies, crisp cold air. But after a while the skies, what I’d call BBB (Blue But Boring), get a little un-interesting. Until, that is, you start using how the perfect flat blue reflects in … Continue reading

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Perfect light on buildings, Asakusa

After my wife and I visited our local shrine to do ‘hatsumode’ 初詣 (the first visit of new year), I headed off for a walk. After walking pretty much the whole of the first station of the Old Tokaido Road, … Continue reading

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Old and new, Shinjuku | 今昔、新宿

I was out in Shunjuku recently, doing a lesson for a student. The area by the West exit of the JR station, where the skyscrapers are concentrated, is always a favourite place for me to walk. I’ll often do that … Continue reading

Portrait photography in Tokyo: Nikki in the studio
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Portrait photography in Tokyo: Nikki in the studio

I bumped into Nikki on Instagram and instantly knew she was someone I wanted to shoot with. She has a unique look and is an all-round creative person: ex-dancer, currently a singer. I feel close, spiritually, to people like Nikki. I … Continue reading

The National Art Center, Tokyo, in Miniature: shot with Hasselblad HTS Tilt-Shift Adaptor
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The National Art Center, Tokyo, in Miniature: shot with Hasselblad HTS Tilt-Shift Adaptor

This shot is part of a series I’m working on, called ‘Tokyo ToyTown’. Everything is shot using the Hasselblad HTS1.5 tilt shift adaptor. Various camera bodies used. one mine, some borrowed. This one was shot the other day, with my … Continue reading

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Fireworks in the family home-town, Fukushima, Japan

Obon is a period of August when people visit their hometowns to pay respects to their dead relatives. We’ve been up in Ishikawa-machi, Fukushima, for a few days to see family and enjoy a little summer down-time after a very … Continue reading

Long exposures with Hasselblad H4D-40: Todai-ji Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
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Long exposures with Hasselblad H4D-40: Toji, Kyoto, Japan

This was shot a month or two ago, art of a feature I was shooting in Kyoto for Travel and Leisure Magazine. This shot didn’t make the cut for the magazine but is one of my favourites from the three … Continue reading