Lunch in the Clouds

Lunch in the Clouds

My friends Stephen and Laura were in town from Taipei this weekend.  My wife Mayumi and I caught up with them for a long and casual lunch at the New York Grill on the 52th floor of Shinjuku’s Park Hyatt Hotel.    The bar in this restaurant became famous in the... Read more
A day in Tokyo

A day in Tokyo

When I got back from Jakarta last week I just crashed.  I took off a few days and didn’t do much of anything.  I had big ambitions to do a few blog posts and shoot a few videos but I ended up doing basically nothing.   I was really tired after all of my travel.... 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
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
Harmonica Yokocho

Harmonica Yokocho

I went shooting with my friend Henry last weekend and he let me borrow his Leica M Type 240.   I haven’t tried that camera before so thought it would be interesting to try it out and see if I like it. We decided to head to Kichijoji’s Harmonica Yokocho.... Read more
Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

When I was shooting my Kickstarter video a few weeks ago I ended up shooting a lot of shots during the filming.  I thought it would be fun to share the ‘behind the scenes’ shots… We started off in Golden Gai.  It is one of my favorite locations in... Read more
A lot going on

A lot going on

Wow I have had a busy couple of weeks!  Sometime I have a lot going on in my life at one time. I got back another roll of film from from my Leica MP-3.  I really love shooting with this camera.  I haven’t shot with it as much as a I want yet I needed to order a... Read more
Being Focused

Being Focused

I love the feeling when I first start processing images from my Leica Monochrom.  I have the same thought every time.  Why don’t I shoot with this camera more.  The image quality is just so fantastic.    The details in each image continue to surprise me.  I... Read more

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