Category Archives: camera gear

A Photo Clam Tripod and Ball Head for Me!

CP+2015, a photography trade show at Pacifico Yokohama , ended today. I was supposed to meet up with a group of people but due to a mix-up I ended up taking in the show on my own. This ended up being a … Continue reading

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Egg Breaking News

It’s always good to practice photography basics and I thought I would try the photograph an egg exercise. The exercise I often see at photography schools is to light an egg. I think the point is to use only artificial … Continue reading

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Mission Inspiration: Paris

Rather than heaps of text, I thought I’d just post the photos of Paris that I took and still look at for inspiration. There are color swatches from some of the photos. Hope you like the photos. Two different approaches … Continue reading

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Shimoda: Kisama Ohama.

I visited my friend, Maria, for a couple days mid-week in Shimoda, Shizuoka. Lots of big waves here. The weather turned sunny for the first time in days when I arrived. Yeah! I bring the sunshine. The sky still was a … Continue reading

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蛍: More Fireflies From Last Week

Last weekend I was in Onishi, Gunma and took some firefly photos at a river near town. These photos were taken further up river on the Kami Kawa on Sakurayama. Kjell Hahn, of Shiro Oni Studios, was a great host … Continue reading

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Tokyo Snowflake Photos Inspired by Russian Photographer.

Two months ago I came across a post on io9.com about a Russian photographer who created his own macro rig and shoots snowflakes. The photographer is Alexey Kljatov and his blog is http://chaoticmind75.blogspot.ru/ The io9 post is interesting and chaoticmind75 … Continue reading

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After the Typhoon. #18 Has Come and Gone

So typhoon #18 created a lot of havoc. I read that there were flood warnings in western Japan. In Tokyo, it wasn’t as bad as that, but it certainly was windy. I braved the wind and the horizontal rain to … Continue reading

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