Some Japanese ladies resting on a bench in a park in Tokyo. Yes, another attempt to increase my Getty sales without a model release ;-)
I especially like the mood in that one : timid sun peering through green leaves after the rain. 50mm at f/1.2 – but that probably goes without saying ;-)
If you lived in Japan and ever experienced Kuroneko, you must wonder, as I do, why they haven’t conquered the world and replaced DHL, Fedex, UPS… Perhaps not everyone cares about quality of service as much as the Japanese do ?
Green Trees seen from the cable car while going up in Hakone.
Looks like it’s going to rain all weekend here in Tokyo – it’s the rainy season after all – so I’ll upload my Hokkaido pictures on benoa.net : Sapporo, Otaru, Niseko, Toya, Noboribestsu…
Fresh green leaves on Trees in Yoyogi Park this Sunday in Tokyo.
All shades of Autumn on a single tree !
This month will be the hottest August that Japan has experienced since 1946, when regional temperature data become available after the end of World War II, the Meteorological Agency said Monday, and officials said it could be a result of long-term global warming – Japan Today As you can see on the photos, the trees ...
Some chores can be considered as relaxing if you enjoy the immediate improvements you obtain e.g. when washing your car, mowning the loan… :-)
50mn ride from Takamatsu to Naoshima. Not the most popular of ferry route to reach Naoshima as you can see: only a few passengers and only one car: ours! As it is often the case with fashionable destination, most passengers were actually women. Same in fancy restaurants in Tokyo: mostly women. Where do Japanese men ...
To see cute little fishes in the waters of Shikoku. Unfortunately, after days of heavy rain there was not much to see :(
The Shikoku Pilgrimage (四国遍路) is a pilgrimage of 88 temples on the island of Shikoku, Japan. It is believed all 88 temples were visited by the famous Buddhist monk Kūkai, founder of the Shingon school, who was born in Zentsūji, Shikoku in 774. However, Kūkai only mentions visiting two of them in his own extant ...
Nature’s annual renewal :-)
Marimokkori (まりもっこり) is a character popularized in Hokkaidō, Japan. Much like the Tamagochi, Marimokkori’s name is a bit of word-play, as marimo is the word for the green algae clusters that grow in some of Hokkaidō’s lakes and "mokkori" is a Japanese slang term for… well I let you guess ;-) wikipedia
Perfect match – as if she actually made the markings – what are the odds?
After the blue and red beer, comes the green one. Better than the red, not sure about the blue anymore… need to refresh my memory ;-)
Great bokeh with the 135mm/f2.0L :-)
Japanese Refreshing Flavor Not as bad as I thought it would be…
A bit of sunshine between two downpours. Two or three weeks more and the rainy season (tsuyu) will be over.
Avoid Japan if you can !
90km away from Tokyo : Jougashima