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Simple Tips For Shooting The Milky Way

Last year when visiting the Fuji Five Lakes area with my family I took some photos of the Milky Way over Mt Fuji, but having not prepared all that well, I did not end up getting any shots I liked. During my trip this year I was set on rectifying that mistake. Thankfully the weather...

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    Blue Pontocho

    This photo comes from Pontocho – a row of restaurants that line one of the rivers in Kyoto. Visitors can dine on these platforms and enjoy the great atmosphere, which is especially enjoyable during pleasant weather. On this particular evening it had been raining for most of the day, but as you can see the...

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    • Gaijin au JaponI really love your work and what you are doing.
      Do you think it will be possible to know what you exactly did on lightroom on this shot?

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      • leslieIf I can remember what I did! 🙂 I think the main edits were for white balance to give it a bluer feel, split toning to make the lighted area a bit warmer, and then some edits for specific colors using the color adjustment module. I guess that’s not very specific but hopefully it gives you an idea!ReplyCancel

    Behind Closed Doors – Kyoto, Japan

    While I often post photos edited using various features of Adobe’s powerful Photoshop software, I thought it would be interesting to try a new series here at the blog where I post a photo only edited in Lightroom. No masking, no layer adjustments, nothing fancy really – just essential edits in Lightroom. The reason I...

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      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 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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