Exploring Nezu: B&W Edition

Exploring Nezu: B&W Edition

I spent a lot of last weekend scanning and processing my black and white images from my photowalk in Nezu a few weeks ago. The yield is much less than digital but there is a certain satisfaction with coming up with a good set of images after combing over a few rolls...Read More
Exploring Nezu

Exploring Nezu

I spent a lot of this weekend scanning my images from last weekend’s photowalk around Nezu.  I haven’t done a photowalk since last August when a group of us explored Yanaka.   I really enjoy doing these and plan to hold another one when I am in San...Read More
Shooting Film: Kodak Ektar 100

Shooting Film: Kodak Ektar 100

…continuing my exploring of Yanaka on film.    This time with a roll of Kodak Ektar 100.  It was fun to go out and shoot 3 rolls of film and come back with three very different feeling sets of photographs. Today’s Configuration:  Leica M6-J, Kodak Ektar...Read More
Shooting Film: Fuji Astia 100F

Shooting Film: Fuji Astia 100F

As I continued on my photowalk with my friend David through Yanaka he was kind enough to give me a roll of discontinued and impossible to find Fuji Astia 100F.   I have never shot this film before but I can say I have completely fallen in love with it.  I remember...Read More
Shooting Film: Kodak TMAX 400

Shooting Film: Kodak TMAX 400

I have been shooting a lot of film lately and spent today writing up 3 posts from my recent film shooting.    It is a lot of work but slows me down and I am loving the results. There was another Matsuri in Jiyugaoka a few weeks ago that filled the streets so I decided...Read More
An afternoon walk around Yanaka

An afternoon walk around Yanaka

I have been studying my Japanese very hard for the past few months and I am very happy that I am seeing improvements.  Before I use to just try to plow through chapters as fast as I could but I have slowed way down and I am spending lots of time writing in Japanese.  ...Read More