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Bamboo Forest of Kyoto

Today’s photo and this post in general are the result of many months of planning, preparation, and hard work, so I am super excited to share it with you today! Read more below the photo to find out why! Click Here To Purchase A Print Back in May I took a trip to Kyoto, and...

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Sunset at The Yasaka Pagoda In Kyoto

One of the main places I wanted to visit and photography during my recent trip to Kyoto was the Kiyomizu Temple. I was able to go but unfortunately the grounds close at 6pm, which is far too early during the warmer months to capture the sunset, as was my goal. I took what photos I...

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  • David LaSpinaNice tutorial. I go through phases with my usage of split-toning. For a month I’ll use it on all my images, then I won’t touch it for a few months. Come to thing of it, I treat a lot of photo tools this way (HDR, textures, etc)

    Lovely photo too. I love Kyoto and when I first arrived in Japan I went there every few months (it’s only a 30 minute trip from Okazaki via shinkansen). At this point I haven’t visited in several years… I feel the urge to go there again when I see photos like this.ReplyCancel

    • leslieThanks! I love using split toning … I use it in some form in a large portion of my photos. I’ve sort of got a basic workflow I go through for most of my professional photos now, though it depends on the photo as to what I may or may not use of course. As for Kyoto, I loved it. The last time I went my photography skills were lacking at best, so it was a lot of fun this time to get to shoot it and feel like I could produce something worth sharing! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Day’s End At Ninenzaka Kyoto » Les Taylor Photo[…] location to enjoy the atmosphere of years gone by. It’s also right next door to the famous view of the Yasaka Pagoda – if you walk maybe 20 steps behind where I took this photo, you can see that view – […]ReplyCancel

Shoot For The Moon

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” This is a photo I took in Choshi earlier this year. As the day came to an end, Anthony Wood and I found ourselves on the rocky Japanese coast line, with this lighthouse beaming a light through the night sky. It was...

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    A Stone At Rest

    After seeing the first sunrise of 2015 with my family, we drove further north a bit in Chiba Prefecture to the town of Choshi. Since I was with my family, I didn’t really have a ton of time to take photos. I wasn’t really there to take photos at all, but of course being a...

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