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The Olde Worlde Charm of Ningyocho

The neighbourhood of Ningyocho in Tokyo’s Chuo-ku borough, is a place I visit often and it’s full of relaxed, olde worlde charm. Ningyocho is about 25mins on the train from where we live. It’s a charming old neighbourhood of small … Continue reading

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Blue Friday

In all the years I’ve been visiting and living in Tokyo, one thing is constant: I’ve not yet become bored with the city. I can probably put some of this down to the fact that I’m an inquisitive photographer. So, … Continue reading

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Silhouettes in Asagaya

The big summer festival in Asagaya is one of those events in Tokyo that have me torn: do I go and brave the massive crowds? Or do I not go and then regret it? This year I went. Stuck around … Continue reading

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Evening falls in a Tokyo backstreet

The simple geometry and colour pairing in this quiet backstreet near Asakusabashi typifies why I like spending time with subjects like this. As a professional photographer who needs to deliver for whichever client comes through the door on a given … Continue reading

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A wall that I love: Kinshicho

Kinshicho is a neighbourhood I first discovered about eight years ago. Recently, I’ve been walking there a lot. Tokyo has so many wonderful neighbourhoods to explore and because there are so many of them, one tends to explore them on … Continue reading

Fashion shoot in Tkyo: Mari modelling for Shisa Brand
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Fashion shoot: Mari for Shisa Brand

I recently received a commission from the Faroe Islands based fashion label, Shisa Brand, to shoot some shots of a few of their lines.  This shot is just a little teaser of a larger post I’ll put up on my Japanorama … Continue reading

Mamiya RB67 lens on Nikon: Shinagawa street photography
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Mamiya RB lens on Nikon: Shinagawa street photography

Recently I bought a couple of old Mamiya RB67 lenses to use with a Fotodiox adaptor on my Nikon D800E. This is one of the first shots I took with the 127mm f/3.5 lens. This particular part of Shinagawa, down … Continue reading

Street photography in Tokyo, Japan: Shinbashi
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Fixed position street photography: drivers passing, Shinbashi, Tokyo

Finding a good spot and staying in it can be as rewarding as shooting on the move. I sometimes equate street photography to fishing and there’re basically two ways of doing either: ‘trawling’ with a big net, i.e. moving and shooting … Continue reading