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back, with so much to think about

including monkeys. There will be more to come, but like all journeys it may take a while to digest, to turn into something. Nikon D700. 1/1600 at f9, 125mm, ISO 1000.

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in the mist

Nikon D700. 1/8 at f40, 220mm, ISO 800. Rainy weekends sometimes seem like a disappointment: there are no bright sunrises, no light streaming through the trees, no mountain peaks reaching up into the sky. But grey skies make colours more … Continue reading

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Myoshin-ji Morning

Taken with my trusty old Nikon D700 just after sunrise at Myoshin-ji Temple in Kyoto last weekend. 1/60 at f11, 35mm, ISO400. We’d spent the night at Torin-ji, one of the sub-temples at Myoshin-ji, and woke early enough to explore … Continue reading

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suddenly, spring

Suddenly, it’s spring, and visitors are filling up my days, taking me driving up still snow-covered mountains, taking me out to lunch, taking me away from my computer. I’m sorry to have been away from here for so long, but … Continue reading

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The Road Onward

On March 11, 2011, Japan’s northeast was struck by a devastating tsunami. One year later, the worst-hit areas are still struggling to rebuild their lives and communities. All proceeds from print sales of images in my gallery “the Road Onward … Continue reading

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these days

Winter here is white, up in the hills, though we’ve had our share of snow in town as well. I’ve been out exploring, gathering stories, making photographs, learning things. I’ve been using my snowshoes and even when I’m in town, … Continue reading

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wrapping up

Winter. December blurs into January, New Year’s celebrations bundling the old year into the new. The mountains that mark our horizon out here in central Nagano are cold and crisp and white against the sky, the trees on the higher … Continue reading

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