Category Archives: Mt Fuji

Lake Motosuko and The Milkyway

During a camping trip with my family and mother-in-law to Lake Motosuko, one of my goals was to try some astrophotography. I’ve shot a lot of nature here on earth, but not much focused on space, so it seemed like a great opportunity to do just that. I headed out very early in the morning...

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Mt Fuji On Lake Motosuko

I mentioned in my previous post how, during a recent camping trip, I had spent the night shooting astrophotography shots along Lake Motosu at the base of Mt. Fuji. While I spent the whole night there, my night of shooting didn’t actually end until after sunrise. The colors of sunrise begin quite early during the...

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Mt Fuji Beneath The Stars

This past week, my wife’s mother was able to visit us here in Japan, and so we wall took a couple of days to go camping at Lake Mototsuko at the base of Mt Fuji. I was excited to take this trip for a lot of reasons, not least of which was the fact that...

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Yellow On Red

I love when colors naturally contrast so well in nature. While exploring around Lake Kawaguchiko near Mt Fuji in November, I found this yellow autumn leaf laying on top of a deep red bush. Thanks to the overcast sky, the lighting was perfect for the shot. Personally, I usually prefer overcast skies for shooting autumn...

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    Fuji From The Air

    During my flight down to Okayama a couple of weeks back, we had the luck of passing by Fuji in clear enough weather to see it. Seeing Fuji from the ground is spectacular enough, but seeing it from the air is something really special. Although I couldn’t see it out of my own window (my...

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