Gambatte Kai

Gambatte Kai

I was recently recruited to a new company and will be starting a new job on Monday.  I won’t go into the details here on ShootTokyo.  You are welcome to guess but my  answer/confirmation will be on my LinkedIn on Monday when I update it. I’ve had the past... Read more
A walk in Meiji Jingu

A walk in Meiji Jingu

I just flew in from America.    I was spending a week visiting my folks and doing some power shopping.   That is probably an under statement to the amount of shopping I did.  I haven’t bought casual clothes in a few years and basically purchased a wardrobe.    ... Read more
Robot Restaurant

Robot Restaurant

I get asked a lot by students coming to Tokyo what is a good cost effective camera to capture Tokyo with.   I always answer the same way – the Ricoh GR.   I love mine.  It has great ISO capability.  The wide perspective is perfect for capturing Tokyo.    You can... Read more
Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Today is Constitution Day in Japan.    The current constitution was drafted under the direction of the US after World War II and  went into effect on May 3rd, 1947.   Japan’s current constitution replaced Japan’s militaristic and absolute monarchy with democracy. It... Read more
Ohanami in Kinuta Park

Ohanami in Kinuta Park

Today was a bit of mixed weather with the threat of rain.   Mayumi and I headed to Kinuta Park to meet some of my coworkers for Ohanami.  It started to rain as we left but thankfully it wasn’t raining when we got to the park. I found a drive through Starbucks in... Read more
Ome Plum Tree Garden

Ome Plum Tree Garden

My teams work very hard and sometimes you need to take a break.  Last friday we head out of the center of Tokyo for a bit of rest and bonding.   We started out at Akigawa Trout Fishing Park for a bit of river fishing and a BBQ.  This place is a lot of fun.  I spent... Read more