Tag Archives: japanese

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

Snow on the shrines of Nikko, Japan
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Late March snow in Nikko: the lady with the pink umbrella

It’s not unheard of to get snow in late March, in Nikko. But the locals were saying that such heavy snowfall in such a short space of time [overnight on the 26th/27th March this year] was unusual.  Not so far … Continue reading

Mini Miu nude by Alfie Goodrich
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Miu plays Medusa: nudes with Mini Miu, Pt.3

One never wants to kill an idea by over-doing it. But I think this latest incarnation of the ‘take one image and mirror it’ idea with the nudes of Miu works well.. maybe the best out of all of them. … Continue reading

Heavy snow in the streets of Omori, Tokyo
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Snow-quiet streets of Omori: January 14th, 2013

I guess I am sort of excited about the prospect of having more heavy snow tomorrow, hence the couple of posts today from the last dump of snow we had in Tokyo. This is a street not far from our … Continue reading

Mini Miu: nude diptych
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Getting back into nudes, gently….

It’s been years since I shot nudes; at art-college in the early 1990s was probably the last time I did a lot of it. I shot a few semi-nudes during the workshop I did lats year in Miyazaki and a … Continue reading

the new 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport
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Shooting the new 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Having checked with a bunch of people in the US – and now the car has been previewed at the Detroit Motor Show and is public – I can finally show you a few of the shots I did last … Continue reading

Momiji in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo
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Momiji in Yoyogi Park: shot in December, 2010

One from a couple of years ago but which hasn’t been posted before now. This was shot in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, right at the end of the display of momiji that year. Love the way with this Mamiya 80mm f/1.9 … Continue reading

Ginko leaves at shrine in Asakusabashi, Tokyo
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Autumn still in full swing: Asakusabashi shrine

I was out for a few hours yesterday with one of my photography students, getting her sorted on some composition related items: leading the eye with line, colour, exposure mainly.  This little shrine near Asakusabashi subway station is a spot … Continue reading

Sea and coast in Izu, Japan
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Two scenes from a movie called life

These were shot down at the beach in Izu the other weekend at a place called Bentenyama. The larger island is called Bentenjima. Lovely 45mins around sunset spent just shooting the waves breaking over the low wall that runs along … Continue reading

Paddle boarding at sunset, Kamakura, Japan
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Paddle-boarding in the last of the sun., Kamakura, Japan

I don’t post many photos these days that are cropped to widescreen but this one just suited the crop. I actually have a custom ground-glass screen in my Nikon, which has 16×9 and Panavision crops ground into it. So when … Continue reading

Autumn trees in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan
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Autumn in Yoyogi Park: the last of the sun

For part of yesterday I was teaching Daniel, who I first met when I co-ran a workshop here in Tokyo with Trey Ratcliff. We spent some time in the photo-library and cafe at the Canon S Tower in Shinagawa, working … Continue reading