Shooting Film: Fuji Astia 100F

Shooting Film: Fuji Astia 100F

As I continued on my photowalk with my friend David through Yanaka he was kind enough to give me a roll of discontinued and impossible to find Fuji Astia 100F.   I have never shot this film before but I can say I have completely fallen in love with it.  I remember... Read more
Shooting Film: Kodak TMAX 400

Shooting Film: Kodak TMAX 400

I have been shooting a lot of film lately and spent today writing up 3 posts from my recent film shooting.    It is a lot of work but slows me down and I am loving the results. There was another Matsuri in Jiyugaoka a few weeks ago that filled the streets so I decided... Read more
Bruce Gilden Tokyo Workshop

Bruce Gilden Tokyo Workshop

I spent the weekend at Leica Ginza attending the Bruce Gilden Workshop.   Bruce is an amazing Magnum Photographer who has an agressive style of street photography that produces some pretty amazing images.   He will judge your photographers in the same ‘Brooklyn... Read more
Leica Summilux 75mm f/1.4

Leica Summilux 75mm f/1.4

I spent Sunday with my friend and follow photographer David shooting film in and around Yanaka.   In the evening we stopped for dinner and I was mentioning that I was looking to sell my Nikon gear.   David mentioned that he had a few Leica lenses that he never uses... Read more
Fisherman’s Wharf

Fisherman’s Wharf

I love picking up rolls of film from the lab.  I am always pleasantly surprised with images that I forgot I have taken.   Here is a roll I started shooting the day I left for San Francisco and when I went for a walk in Fisherman’s Wharf when I landed…... Read more
The morning after…

The morning after…

I love the sky the morning after a typhoon… It is so blue and clear.  It is the best time to get up early, grab your camera and get some shots with the sky in it.   The sky will be so blue it will look photoshopped. For us in Tokyo Typhoon No. 17 was just a lot... Read more