Photography: Almost Alone in Kyōto
If you are in Japan within reasonable distance of Kyōto and have time, go there, and go now.
Nostalgia: Kyoto in the 90s
More nostalgia. Kyoto 1998. I had one of these Pentax Espio 115M cameras. It had a panorama settings which at the time I thought was pretty awesome but now realise was nothing more than a mask to blacken two-thirds of the frame.
I took a trip to Kyoto last weekend to meet up with a good friend and published photographer – Sean Lotman.* It’s been a while since I visited Kyoto and in the years that I’ve been away the city has continued to develop into a parody of itself. It’s as if it has turned into…
Cycling: Lake Biwa & Kyoto
Around Lake Biwa to Kyoto Cycling to Kyoto via Lake Biwa (琵琶湖) is a popular option among cyclists in Japan and with a cycle path running nearly all the way along the lake’s eastern coast it is an easy and fairly safe way to put some good kilometres in the legs. When I first made…
Cycling & Photography: Nov. 19th – Lake Biwa and Kyoto
Over the weekend I took a bicycle trip from Inuyama, around Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, and down to Kyoto. Both Lake Biwa and Kyoto look wonderful at this time of year. I hung out with a good friend in his colour darkroom and together with his wife Ariko. We also went to a fantastic…
Photography & Japan: Kyoto
Took a long overdue trip to Kyoto last weekend. One goal this year is to visit Kyoto at least once a month. It would be silly not to as it’s only a two hour drive from Nagoya. As a bonus I got to meet up with the man behind I Do Haiku You, Sean Lotman…