Tag: street

How to do light trail photography

Light Trails of Kaihin Makuhari and New Tutorial!

Very excited to share today’s photo! First, because I like the photo a lot. But also because this is the first photography tutorial I’ve done in quite a while. I know a lot of people like light trail photography, but not everyone knows how to do it. So using this photo I take you from the location where I shot it all the way through my post processing workflow. This photo was taken here in...
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...