Photos from the past. Life in Japan and elsewhere, by me Sean Breslin. Updated weekly.
Over the past year the LUMIX S5 has become a vital part of my day-to-day life and this is why I like it.
I’ve spent more money on ink and paper this month than I have in years. Why? Well, I’ve been going through my catalog of photos dating back to 1995 and making contact sheets of select images from every month. Yes, every month from 1995 to September 2021.
For the past few years I have been going to the local shrine at new year to photograph and build
Photo above: testing the limits of the Lumix S5 (not very scientifically). Years ago I read Marie Kondo’s book on
With the backpack packed and batteries charged, chocolate and sugary snacks purchased, I headed to the Torikura trail entrance (鳥倉登山口) late on Saturday afternoon to start the 2 to 3 hour climb to the campsite.
I can’t take landscape photographs. I’ve tried but I don’t have the patience or the skill.
Photo above: A cherry blossom tree in a quarry. How natural. The cherry blossom season is said to be a
Every time I’ve been to Hokkaido it has been via Chitose. I don’t know anything about Chitose except that it has an airport and ninjinya (人参屋). Ninjinya – carrot shop
It’s been a while since I shot a roll of film on my Leica. It was browsing through the wonderful book of photographs of travels throughout Asia in the 1990s (and 1980s?) called Asia Grace by Kevin Kelly and John Sypal’s Zuisha (随写) that did it.