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Sep 05

#1036. Winter in Japan

By Jean-Claude Louis | Travel Photography

Ever since I read Kenneth White’s book The Wild Swans in the mid-1990s, the idea had been taking shape in my mind of a geopoetic journey into the ethereal beauty of the Japanese winter, a salutation to its precious and precarious wildlife and to all things Japanese. Years passed, and then in February 2019, my […]

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Oct 23

#919. Origami Deconstructed

By Nancee Rostad | Art & Creativity

The following is a true (if somewhat dramatized!) example of my typical creative process. I’ll set the scene: Kyoto, Japan 2017 with a group of photographers, bucketing rain, wind blowing, a beautiful autumn garden, dripping & flowing water everywhere, 2.5 hours allotted to shoot this place, at this time. For me, it was a nightmare […]

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Nov 26

#531. Osaka colour

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

Osaka. Huge industrial city. Busy.   Another view of modern Japan, in that it’s a city of contrasts; brutally, digitally modern alongside glimpses of a different life, more cultured and ordered. Much as it’s been for centuries.   Tech note; all images shot with the Fuji X-Pro2 and either Fuji’s 23mm f1.4, or 35mm f1.4. […]

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Nov 18

#528. Kyoto colour

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

Kyoto. A city with links to Japan’s history, stretching back centuries.   We managed a couple of days – a kind of taster visit, to help us decide if we wanted to spend longer next time.   Yes. We do. It’s a great city.   What does it look like? Here’s a few samples:   […]

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Nov 05

#525. Tokyo colour

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

  Hotel-bound. Crocked.   I’m not feeling too sharp today, so I’m contenting myself with a feet-up (literally) day off, some editing and watching South Africa and Australia battle it out in Perth, via Cricinfo’s ball-by-ball coverage.         I’ve been shooting lots of Tokyo-ites in Fuji’s black and white Acros emulation since […]

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