Ginko trees (inchō・銀杏), along with momiji (紅葉) and persimmon (kaki・柿 – not to be confused with the other kaki meaning oyster) make for a staple of the Japanese autumn.
If you are in Japan within reasonable distance of Kyōto and have time, go there, and go now.
Photo above: testing the limits of the Lumix S5 (not very scientifically). Years ago I read Marie Kondo’s book on
I need to make boxes and boxes of prints like we did before digital came along and banished everything to zeros and ones. Remember flicking through real family albums for more than a zillionth of a second?
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.