Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Photo data, from the top. 1) Dada shows up for a part-time job advertising for a pachinko parlor.  (Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, Fuji 400 Superia) 2) Seafood restaurant in the Tenjinbashi-suji Shotengai. (Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, Fuji 400 Superia) 3) Whity shopping town in Umeda. (Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, Fuji 400 Superia) 4) Gyoza restaurant […]


The final installment of my favorite photographs from a 2011/2012 trip back to the US.  These shots were taken using either a Voigtlander Bessa-L with 15mm Heliar wide-angle lens, a Voigtlander Bessa-T with 50mm Nokton lens, or the medium-format Fujifilm GF670 (Voigtlander Bessa III) set in 6×7 mode.  You can view all 91 photos in […]


Some of my favorite Ricoh GRD2 shots from a 2012 trip back to the States.


Some of my favorite GRD2 shots — in no particular order — from a 2011 trip back to the US, including a shot of the (re-created) Henry David Thoreau cabin at Walden Pond. For some reason the Ricoh seems to like to take shots that seem to have a lot of silence in them.  I […]


Since I just got back from a trip to the US, I was reminded of the fact that I took a ton of photos when I was visiting in 2011 and 2012, but haven’t really posted any of them.  So in no particular order, and with entirely no context, here are a few of my […]


The 2012 Aqua Metropolis Osaka Festival offered a series of delights, including a giant inflatable kokeshi doll produced by the artist collective Yotta Groove.  There’s something both benign and menacing about the cute blankness of the kokeshi doll when it’s magnified to kaiju proportions.  Yotta Groove wasn’t the only collective active at the Aqua Metropolis […]


I’ve been to see the Yodogawa Hanabi fireworks festival several times.  It’s glorious and amazing and definitely the singular largest annual display of fireworks that I’ve ever seen.  They launch something like 20,000 fireworks at Yodogawa Hanabi and hundreds of thousands of people come to watch.  It may not be as large as Osaka’s famous […]



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