Japan Pt.4 • Shibuya Crossing # 1

Shibuya is a must see when it comes to places to check out while in Japan.  What better way to share the experience than with an animated gif. Part.4 of my photo-journal and tribute to Japan. Prayers and best wishes to all our friends in Japan. DY Camera: Nikon D700 w/ 14-24mm f2.8G

Japan Pt.2

Floating Temples, Japanese Deer, Funny Prayers, Geisha, and Fushimi Inari. These images were captured at various temples in and around Hiroshima, Kyoto, and Tokyo. Part.2 of my photo-journal and tribute to Japan. Prayers and best wishes to all our friends in Japan. DY Camera: Nikon D700 w/ 50mm f1.4G, 85mm f 1.4D, & 14-24mm f2.8G

Japan Pt.1 • Intro

I’m sure you have all heard about the huge earthquake that hit the north eastern region of Japan. Thankfully most of the country has not suffered any loss, although hundreds of thousands in the immediate areas of the earthquake, subsequent tsunamis, and now fear of nuclear meltdown, have become displaced by this tragedy.  I know Japan is a resilient people …

Seoul • Korea • Pt.4 – Buddha at Bonguensa Temple

It is such a juxtapose when you find an ancient Buddhist temple across the street from a giant shopping complex.  Welcome to Seoul, where you can shop and pray at one’s convenience and pay homage to new and old religions. DY Camera : Nikon D700 w/ 14-24mm f2.8  

Seoul • Korea • Pt.3 – Seoul Tower (love locks)

Initially I intended for Part 3 of my Seoul Korea photo journal to be about Seoul Tower, and it is, but more specifically about the chain link fence that surrounds the grounds directly at the base the tower.  As you can see, it is littered with locks.  People and couples over the years have inscribed messages of love and hope. …