Tag: snow

Les Taylor Photography

Path Through The Snowy Tokyo Woods

It probably goes without saying, but there aren’t many wooded areas in Tokyo. Sure there are trees here and there, but most of Tokyo is just concrete and steel. However, there are a few select places where you can find natural scenery, and when it snows in these areas, one would be hard pressed to find much difference between that scene and a wintry New England view. When I stumbled across this spot, I could...
Photo of Tokyo snow

Solitary Snow Day

Today, Tokyo had a real snow day. It’s been snowing all day long – I don’t think it has stopped at all. It has accumulated pretty well, and it’s making transportation around the city tough. But, used to snow or not, the Japanese are a tough bunch, and they continue to get their business done. I’m sure this lady was cold (I sure was!) but she was roughing it through the weather, heading somewhere important...
Photo of snow in Japan

The Ride Is Over

Here’s another from the snow yesterday. In Japan where many people use bicycles, if it starts snowing and/or getting icy, that can pose a definite problem! Hope this guy didn’t have too far to go, though. By the way, I’d like to talk a minute about cropping photos. For a long time I didn’t realize the importance of this aspect of photography, but how you crop can totally change the look and feel of a...
Photo of Tokyo snow

Snowy Evening In Yurakucho

For Christmas one of the presents I received was a new 85mm f/1.8G for my Nikon. It’s actually an FX lens, and while I’m still using the cropped sensor D7000 at the moment, it works great on it. But on the cropped sensor the 85mm ends up being actually a zoom of over 100mm (I think, I haven’t actually done the math). Anyway, today it snowed around the Tokyo area, so I took the chance...