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Instagram LifeO-mikuji from Hatomori Shrine. After I bought it I put it in my pocket and forgot about it until today when getting a coffee. O-mikuji is a fortune-telling technique where you fortune is derived from which one you drew out of a box. This is shaped like a pigeon. You unfold it and read the fortune inside. 🐦#hatomorishrine #hatomorijinja #omikuji #omikujifortunes #traveljapan2020
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Category Archives: camera gear
Lomo Purple can be fun or it can be frustrating. I’ve been using it super lomo-style with a vintage Minolta I bought for 500 yen. It don’t come with a lens and I bought a 50mm to go with it … Continue reading
There’s always a balance between what you imagine you are going to shoot and what you actually have to work with. I imagined this: When I got there I found that the castle’s lightning rods were under construction. The low-lying … Continue reading
After sitting in a drawer for a year, I finally built the paper-pinhole camera I bought at The MoMA Design Store in Omotesando. The camera is made from thick cardstock and comes with double sided tape instead of glue. The … Continue reading
It’s been a busy and great art time for me. I’m showing work at two locations. The Tokyo Art Book Fair and the Kanna Art Festival in Onishi Gunma. The TABF 2015 has been a lot of fun. I’m at … Continue reading
Decided to tag along to my husband’s football game and practice some sports photography. He plays for Tokyo Hibernia FC. The shooting ended up being more difficult than I expected. There was heavy cloud cover, from impending rain making the … Continue reading
This is the post I meant to put on my blog first. Instead I started with Pinholes and Ice Monsters which is actually the third installment. But now—I take you to the start of my mad pinhole experiments. I’ve been … Continue reading