Around Jiyugaoka

I haven’t had nearly enough time to shoot lately.  I have been far to busy at work and traveling a ton.   I tried to get out last Sunday but ended up getting rained out.   This is when having a SLR is handy.    I used to take my Canon 5D out in a typhoon and... read more

Baseball at the Tokyo Dome

I was lucky enough to have some free time and catch a baseball game at Tokyo Dome last week. The Nippon Ham Fighters were playing the Softbank Hawks. A few years ago when the Red Sox came to Tokyo to play a few exhibition games and a few opening games against the... read more


I was cleaning up the working folders in my Lightroom Library and found a bunch of images from my Leica M Monochrom that I haven’t shared yet so I thought I would.   I really enjoy shooting with his camera.  It has often become my go to camera in the evening due... read more

Land of the Rising Cone

My favorite post on ShootTokyo is my ‘Speaking as the World’s Foremost Authority‘ on the Excessive Use of Cones where I talk about cultural observations in how traffic cones are excessively deployed throughout Tokyo.  If you follow my Instagram... read more

Foggy San Francisco

Nothing like a red eye to the states to wake you up.  The worst thing you can do is go to sleep as you will never get adjusted to the time zone.   Typically I get up and go right away.  This is what I did when I woke up in Foggy San Francisco off my red eye flight... read more

Heading to San Francisco

I am at Nartia and heading to San Francisco.   My travel comes in spirts and it’s been more than a month since I traveled.   I grabbed The Friendly Bus from the Westin.  People always think I am kidding when I say I am taking ‘The Friendly Bus’.... read more

Within a day

I find it interesting when I review my photos and see what I am able to see within a day as I go around Tokyo. I don’t think I’ll ever take for granted how great of a city I live in. There are constantly scenes for me to photography and for that I am... read more

So Tired

It has been a long few months at work and my team has been working really hard.    Last night I rented out the famous and trendy bar ‘So Tired’ in Marunochi (near Ginza) and hosted a Happy Hour for my team and their friends.   It was a blend of a Thank... read more

Some Mamiya 645 Shots

I was going through my ‘working’ folder in Lightroom and found some Mamiya 645 shots from a walk I took during a walk in Jiyugaoka and Shibuya.   I actually have a bunch of shots in there from my last trip to San Francisco, a series on cones and a shots I... read more

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