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Sunset from Mount Iyogatake

Earlier this year in May, I took a trip to the Boso Peninsula of Chiba Prefecture. Although I live in Chiba, the area where I live is much different from most of the prefecture. I live in the city of Matsudo – it has a population of nearly 500,000, and is only about 30-40 minutes...

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    Mt Fuji Sunrise On Lake Motosuko

    This image is one that I took about a year ago from a sunrise on Lake Motosuko, at the base of Mt Fuji. There are five famous lakes scattered around Mt. Fuji, all formed presumably from past eruptions. Some of the lakes even used to be connected, but lava flows cut through and separated them....

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      Hyakuhiro Waterfall In Okutama Japan

      Some time ago I came across a photo of the Hyakuhiro Waterfall in Okutama, and ever since I wanted to take a visit. The name Hyakuhiro means “100 hiros,” with a hiro being an old Japanese unit of measurement. While the waterfall isn’t exactly 100 hiros tall, which would be over 4 times its actual...

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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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