The mean streets of Jiyugaoka

The mean streets of Jiyugaoka

I hope everyone’s year is off to a good start.  I can feel mine beginning to pick up after a nice break from travel with a trip to Dublin later this week and London the following.   I am very excited as I have never been to Dublin before and it is a place I have... Read more
Always carry your camera

Always carry your camera

I was watching an interview with the great Jay Maisel on KelbyOne the other day.   Jay is an iconic photographer and has been in the business for 60 years and is a wealth of wisdom.   He is retired now and teaches photography workshops in NYC.   In the interview Jay... Read more
Welcome to the future

Welcome to the future

Happy New Year!    Welcome to 2015.   I hope you enjoyed your New Year’s celebrations.   Mayumi and I just stayed in and enjoyed each others company. For those of us in my generation we grew up watching the movie Back to the Future.   In Back to the Future II ... Read more
Finding Temples

Finding Temples

One thing I love about living in Japan is finding temples to explore. There are some really amazing temples in Tokyo.   After living here a while you find yourself going back and fourth to the same temples over and over again.  One of my favorite temples to explore is... Read more
Needing Inspiration

Needing Inspiration

I haven’t had enough time to get out and shoot trying to balance everything I have going on in my life with work, family and travel.  Perhaps I’m needing inspiration.   Perhaps I need to launch a 365 project or something to get my creative juices flowing... Read more
Found Frames

Found Frames

With all of my work, travel and personal projects I feel like I am going 1,000 miles an hour lately.  I was in Seoul last week for a few days.   Thankfully I’ll be in Tokyo for a few days but then I have trips coming up to London, San Francisco, and Seoul... Read more
Paper Pool

Paper Pool

A few more shots from my Sunday of shooting with Rocco.   As I said it was really nice to get out and shoot.   I need to make sure I continue to do more of that.    Sometimes I just don’t have enough hours in my day. Below is a headshot I took of Rocco.  ... Read more
The Sony A7s

The Sony A7s

Last week I finally got the Sony A7s for shooting video.  I posted my first video on my ShootTokyo YouTube Channel.  It isn’t perfect but it wasn’t meant to be.  I am going to learn to shoot video and share it (mistakes and all) on YouTube Channel so feel... Read more

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