The Ricoh GR

The Ricoh GR

The Ricoh GR IV Digital has been my go to point and shoot camera for the past two years.  It is often in my camera bag and a camera I use when I am with out with my family and just want some quick snaps without the hassle of lugging along my Hasselblad or Leicas.  ...Read More
Changing the routine

Changing the routine

One thing photographers can struggle with from time to time is inspiration.  Especially for those of us that photography is a hobby.   Where can I go shoot?   What can I shoot?   When can I shoot? I am often shooting on my commute to and from work.  A great way to...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
Alternative Vacation

Alternative Vacation

I try to view the same places with fresh perspectives to see if I can find anything new about them.   I try to observe the world around me for interesting things.  As a photographer you need to notice what others do not.   Who else noticed the carefully placed cone...Read More
Around Zojoji

Around Zojoji

I finally got back to explore around Zojoji.   I have lived in Tokyo for too long to not have gone and shot here.  I first came here last year for Tokyo Photo and since I have wanted to come back.   The break over new years gave me a lot of down time to catch up on my...Read More
An Expensive Light Meter

An Expensive Light Meter

In the first few week so shooting my Hasselblad I was really struggling to trust what my light meter was saying.  I was mostly shooting wide open.  On my light meter I would set my film speed and check what shutter speed matched my 2.8 aperture setting on my lens.  ...Read More