Posts Tagged ‘walking’

March 4th was my birthday, and a completely perfect spring day for a walk. I decided to walk to two local shrines – Toyonaka Inari-jinja and Harada-jinja – mostly on a route that I had never taken before. The first part of my walk was quite familiar and took me past the building that I […]


All photographs taken with a Holga loaded with Fujifilm Professional 400 film. These shots were taken during springtime walks around my neighborhood in Toyonaka, Osaka. I have it on good authority that the car in the bottom photo is a Toyota Levin type TE-27.


The Nose Kaido (能勢街道) is an ancient road that runs from the north part of the city of Osaka, through Toyonaka and Ikeda, and finally up into the Nose area in the far north of Osaka Prefecture.  “Nose” is pronounced like “no say” — not like that large thing that protrudes from your face.  The […]


One of my last walks on Swan’s Island involved a trek out to Irish Point, a spit of forest-topped granite that juts out between a beautiful rocky cove on one side, and the long crescent of a sandy beach on the other.  This area is called Irish Point because early in the island’s history there […]


Photo information, by order of appearance, including camera, lens, and film type: 1) Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, uncertain film type. 2) LOMO LC-A+, Fujifilm Superia 400. 3) LOMO LC-A+, Kodak 400UC. 4) Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 35mm Ultron, Fujifilm Natura 1600. 5) Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, Fujifilm Natura 1600.


Photo information, by order of appearance, including camera, lens, and film type: 1) Voigtlander Bessa-T, 50mm Nokton, Kodak 400 Gold. 2) Voigtlander Bessa-T, 50mm Nokton, Fujifilm Natura 1600. 3) LOMO LC-A+, Fujifilm Natura 1600. 4) Voigtlander Bessa-L, 25mm Snapshot-Skopar, Fujifilm Natura 1600. 5) LOMO LC-A+, Fujifilm Natura 1600.