1999 Chateau Margaux

1999 Chateau Margaux

Yesterday for my birthday my wife Mayumi and I cracked open a bottle of 1999 Chateau Margaux Premier Grand Cru Classe that I have been saving for awhile.  We had a rare moment of a little peace and quiet after my son Kai went to bed to enjoy it. Canon 5DMKII, Canon... Read more
The yummiest place on earth

The yummiest place on earth

Master Chef Nobu Matsushia and his business Partner Robert De Niro deliver amazing Japanese fusion at Nobu Tokyo.    If you have never been to one of the Nobu or Matsushia restaurants I highly recommend it.    They now have restaurants in Tokyo, New York, London, Las... Read more
The Mac is back: third time is suppose to be a charm

The Mac is back: third time is suppose to be a charm

Believe it or not…I actually lost my hard drive for a third time this weekend.  Not once, not twice, but three times in a month.   This has to be a record.    Same as before, recovering a Mac is a painless exercise and with my trusty Time Machine backups I... Read more
This week at Shoot Tokyo

This week at Shoot Tokyo

Merry Christmas!!, Happy Holidays, or Happy however you like to celebrate this time of the year… Yesterday I launched the new Shoot Tokyo weekly newsletter “This week at Shoot Tokyo” where I will send a weekly summary of everything happening on Shoot... Read more
Martin Bailey’s Exhibition

Martin Bailey’s Exhibition

Tonight I attended Martin Bailey’s Exhibition “The nature of Japan” at H.A.C. Gallery in Aoyama (B1F, Minami Aoyama 2-11-15, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 107-0062. Tel +81-3-5772-6225).    Martin is a very talented photographer who specializes in nature... Read more
Ginza in Leica color!

Ginza in Leica color!

I had to run some errands in Ginza the other morning and took a few moments to capture a bit of Ginza at Christmas.   I love Ginza this time of the year as the stores do such as great job with the window displays.     I happened to walk by Mikimoto’s Flagship... Read more