Tokyo Photo

Tokyo Photo

I was out with my wife this afternoon on our Sunday afternoon date and we stopped by the Tokyo Photo Show at Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi.   I don’t go to these nearly enough so I was glad I had a chance to spend some time at the show.   In one of my goals of... Read more
2 Weeks in San Francisco

2 Weeks in San Francisco

I just returned from 2 weeks in San Francisco.  I am growing to love this city.  I used to visit when I was in the US Coast Guard and stationed about 40 miles north of the city in Petaluma for training for a year.  I was not making very much money then so it was a... Read more
Shooting Shinjuku

Shooting Shinjuku

I am still enjoying my exploration with Film.   I am on a business trip for the next two week and I brought along 5 rolls of Provia 100, Velvia 100, Ektar 100, 4 rolls of TMAX 400 and 2 rolls of TMAX 100.  Curious to see what I capture in lovely San Francisco.    I am... Read more
2 Jikai

2 Jikai

2 Jikai (ni-ji-kai)…the After Party.   It is very common when you go out to eat in Japan in a group you can get a ‘set’ menu that is called ‘Tabehodai Nomihodai”.  It is all you can eat and all you can drink and is typically limited to 2... Read more
Koji and Nahoko’s Wedding

Koji and Nahoko’s Wedding

I had the honor and privilege of being invited to Koji and Nahoko’s Wedding.   Koji and I work together and a few of my other co-workers joined as well.   It is nice to get out of the office and spend time socially with some of my co-workers.   You can spend so... Read more
Jiyugaoka Matsuri

Jiyugaoka Matsuri

The one thing I love about living in Japan is all of the culture there is to enjoy.  I always enjoy going to shrines in the New Year, watching the streets of Tokyo fill with Kimono clad girls for Coming of Age Day, the edges of the rivers and parks turning pink with... Read more
14 Hours of Sleep and a Grande Americano

14 Hours of Sleep and a Grande Americano

I have been running so hard lately at work that I feel I am behind on ‘life’.   I have email inboxes overflowing, film and images backing up to process, and blog posts going unwritten.   Now it is Sunday morning after a nice 14 hour night of sleep and a... Read more