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Photo of Lotus flower

A Lotus Flower In Ueno Park

I stopped by Ueno Park the other night on my way home to take a few photos. I haven’t really been out to shoot in several weeks due to various issues (including Japan’s rainy season … blah!), so I wanted to get out and stretch my photo muscles a little bit. Although the flowers haven’t fully bloomed yet by any means, they are starting to. I think the mix of pink and green is a...
Photo of Cherry Blossom in Tokyo

Firstfruits of Spring

The Sakura have begun blooming around Tokyo – Spring is officially here! Camera: Nikon D7000 Lens: Nikon 35mm f/1.8G Shot Info: f/2.8 | 125sec | ISO100 | 35mm Click Here To Purchase A Print
Plum Blossoms in Tokyo

Everything Beautiful – Preparing For The Cherry Blossoms

Now that we’re in March, the Cherry Blossom trees will be blooming in just a few short weeks, so I’m preparing my photographic eye for the occasion by practicing on the lovely Ume (plum) Blossoms that are all around the area right now. This particular photo was taken at a little park in Tokyo’s Minato ward, not far from the Tokyo Tower. It reminds me of a lovely verse from the Bible: “God has made...
Photo of Plum Blossoms in Japan

“Better Days Are Coming” – Plum Blossoms In Tokyo

For the past week or two, my camera was with Nikon, being repaired for the damage it received during one of Tokyo’s recent snow days. I finally got it back this past Sunday, but Sunday and Monday were too busy to get out and use it again. So this afternoon after some morning duties I took a trip down to Tokyo’s Minato ward to see what I could find. I was lucky enough to run...