Posts Tagged ‘sakura’

Cherry blossom + Parkour

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Tweet This is beginning to turn into a proper photo project. (Previous shoot here). More Tokyo Parkour, this time with a Japanese flavour, early morning in Ueno park in the middle of the cherry-blossom season. (It was beautiful but very cold). I used a 16mm manual focus fisheye on my D700. Not easy to find […]

Cherry blossom 2011

Cherry blossom petals, Ukimafunado, Tokyo, Japan, April 17, 2011.

Tweet Cherry blossom. It’s a challenge to find a new way to shoot sakura any year, but this year was particularly difficult. (These were taken using a Takumar 55mm lens on a Nikon D700) (Tokyo Photojournalist on Facebook)

Blooming Japan

Taking video of the cherry blossom, Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan, April 3, 2010.

Tweet You know, despite living in Japan for 10 years now, I have never managed to get round to photographing cherry blossom (although I did write about it.) This year I met the challenge head on with a trip to hanami wonderland, Ueno Park. But I have to say that I wasn’t quite ready for […]