Posts Tagged ‘ocean’

All photographs taken with a Voigtlander Bessa-L running a 15mm Heliar lens and Fuji Superia 400 film. Advertisements

Two years ago I spent six months living on Swan’s Island, one of the most beautiful spots on the planet.  The house that I stayed in was relatively isolated and so I spent a good deal of time by myself, reading and writing, of course, but also spending time down at the two coves that […]

This summer on my quasi-annual return trip to the United States I decided that I wanted to travel by train, rather than flying.  This decision was partially to do with the fact that flying is one of the most carbon-unfriendly activities around, but equally due to the fact that I’ve come to despise air travel […]

Photo information, by order of appearance, including location, camera, lens, and film type: 1) Himeji coast, Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 75mm Color-Heliar, Fujifilm Superia 400. 2) Himeji coast, Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 75mm Color-Heliar, Fujifilm Superia 400. 3) Takarazuka mountains, Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 35mm Ultron, Fujifilm Provia 100. 4) Himeji coast, Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 75mm Color-Heliar, Fujifilm […]

On my birthday, which was March 4 (i.e. a million years ago in syntax time), I took the train down to Hinase with Yo-chan and various members of the Osaka shashin-bu clan so that we could ride boats and eat oysters. Hinase is a small city that sits on the edge of the Seto Inland […]

One thing I didn’t get to do during my summer trip back to the States was drive out to the Northern California coast. The beach is only 20 minutes away from Petaluma, where I spent most of my time growing up, and so the Northern California coast has a familiarity to it that will never […]

takeno beach


Since autumn is here and I’m just about to start teaching again, I thought I would revisit the glories of summer. Sometime in July, Yo-chan and I took the train to Takeno Hama, which is on the Nihonkai (Japan Sea) side of the island. It was a pretty long train ride — three hours each way […]