They Don’t Serve Ketchup

They Don’t Serve Ketchup

I have been doing a little osouji, or year end cleaning, on ShootTokyo.    I redesigned the Home Page so I can better highlight the videos I have been working on.  I hope you have been enjoying them.   I also created a Start Here page that lists out all that makes up...
5 Years

5 Years

Five years ago today I sat down at write my first post here on ShootTokyo.  This is my 735th post.   I had very little knowledge about my camera and what I was about to start when I sat down to write the first post.  This is a journey I’m glad I took and...
Four Prints

Four Prints

I was contacted a few months ago by a law firm in DC looking for a print for their new offices.   Most of their work is with Tokyo based clients so they were looking of a print of Tokyo.   After a bit of back and forth they decided on a print of my photograph of...
War Against War

War Against War

There has been a building debate in Japan as its current Prime Minster plans to modify the current pacifist constitution and the debate is specifically around the modification of Article 9. Here is a good summary of the issue from the US Library of Congress:...
For the next 21 days

For the next 21 days

I’m back in Tokyo after a short trip to Manila.   I will be in Tokyo for 21 straight days!   I know you are missing Tokyo photos here.  I am missing taking them.   Here are a few to hold you over for now… Today’s Configuration: Leica M Monochrome...
Exploring Tokyo

Exploring Tokyo

I resist playing video games as I know with my personality I will become obsessive about the game and spend far too much time on it.   I have been trying to get/stay in shape lately and I found the perfect game to help me to that.  It’s a Google Game called...
Matthew’s Birthday

Matthew’s Birthday

Saturday was my friend Matthew’s birthday so on Saturday night I headed out to Devil Craft in Hamamatsucho.   This place has great craft beer and deep dish pizza.   I was actually surprised how good it was.   I wanted to be a bit lazy so I bolted my small flash...
Why did you unfriend me?

Why did you unfriend me?

I recently just did a big clean up and separating of my social media accounts. I have had a few people ask me this week ‘Why did you unfriend me?’ so I thought I would take a moment and explain what I did. My personal Facebook become full of people that I...