Me in the mirror

Me in the mirror

I have a couple of photography projects going on right now but a fun one I have been doing is ‘Me in the mirror’.  I keep an eye out for mirrors or other places to catch my reflection.   A little silly but it keeps me alert and looking for things to...
Caught on Film

Caught on Film

I got out last weekend and tried out my new 1962 Leica M3 with a few roles of T-MAX ASA 100 and 400.  I have never shot a proper film camera and it is interesting how different the experience is. I was reading a timely and interesting article on The Online...
Social Media

Social Media

A blog is a great way for a photographer to get their work out for the world to see.  It is an amazing undertaking and I have complete respect for any photographer who takes on the challenge.  It will transform your photography. When I first built ShootTokyo I was...
Why I should always listen to my wife…

Why I should always listen to my wife…

Sometimes I am reminded of why I should always listen to my wife… I love learning about photography.  I love looking at and researching new equipment.  Much like how I loved learning about building websites and using social media as a results of my photography....
Early Arrivals

Early Arrivals

In early April Tokyo fills with Cherry Blossoms and this year I found some early arrivals..   It is hard to explain how ‘pink’ some streets and most parks become.   It is a very beautiful sight if you have never seen before.  It will be a few more weeks...
Hanging with Herbie

Hanging with Herbie

I went to Leica Ginza after work last night to have them repair my 1.4x magnifier that I use with my Noctilux. I always seem to pull the rubber eye piece off of it. While I was waiting for it to be repaired I was looking at Japanese photographer Herbie...
Phnom Penh April 17, 1975

Phnom Penh April 17, 1975

Note: I was very moved by what I experienced in Cambodia and wanted to take time to share it here.   This might be a bit more ‘heavy’ than what you are used to here.  Phnom Penh April 17 1975, the date that sends chills down the spine of most...

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