Drones. Have you ever found yourself wishing you could be in some inaccessible place to get the perfect shot that you are after? The company DJI has several products that may be of interest to you. This is their Phantom Vision 2 plus flown for the first time today by yours truly. It is quit a remarkable piece of kit. I flu it today in some strong gusty winds and with virtually no drone flying experience and….
A scene from ‘Blade Runner’. My buddy standing in the pouring rain waiting for his burger the other night in Kobe’s ‘China Town’. Kobe is a great place to spend a few days walking around. Some of the buildings in parts of the city even remind my of….
Today’s dramatic light, strong winds and cloudy conditions created an opportunity that I have been waiting for for several months….
A wide angle shot of ‘Harbor Land’ in Kobe after spending the day there walking around. It’s an HDR image taken just after sunset. Kobe is quit a cosmopolitan place, built up against the mountains. Walking around reminded me of….
The best time to go to Tsukiji fish market is during week days around 4 am to see the major event which is the tuna auction. But should you saunter through the streets around the market on the weekend you will find numerous establishments like this one. This 50kg, $2000 tuna was sliced and dice before my eyes today and then I….
I have skied the north American rocky mountains, the Canadian rockies, the European alps and various other mountain ranges around the world but to my surprise and delight I came across….
Donto Sai or Matsutaki Matsuri is a bonfire festival to conclude New Year’s season, at Osaki Hachimangu Shrine, Sendai, Miyagi Pref. New Year’s decorations are burnt in holy fire in prayer for prosperity and good health. There are also a whole bunch of….
Merry Christmas from the bath house. I am fortunate to reside in Japan and partake in the ‘Onsen’ culture. These types of bath houses can be found on all four islands that make up Japan. Of course the best ones are