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Jan 28

#1343. Finding My Flow

By Nancee Rostad | Travel Photography

From rain to temizuya to wa.   During my trip to Japan in February 2023 our photography group journeyed to the countryside to explore the historic station town of Narai-juku. During the Edo period, travelers stopped here for lodging and restaurants since it was at the halfway point between Tokyo and Kyoto.     It […]

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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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