I can’t take landscape photographs. I’ve tried but I don’t have the patience or the skill.
On the very same day that we brought the child home a good friend passed away. He had so many good things going for him but in the last couple of years made some reckless life choices and threw them all away.
Late last summer I went on a solo night hike up the Chuo Alps from Agematsu in Nagano. The A
Kasugai’s 3 peaks – again. My go to weekday hike.
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.
Some days I don’t want to think at all, I just want to ride my bike through ancient Japanese villages or the English countryside, the next to be alone in India with an old film camera and a few rolls of film or waking up on a mountain with a full day of hiking and adventure ahead of me.