Posts Tagged ‘ Guest Photographer ’

Let’s Hanami in Tachikawa!

Mar 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Parks, Gardens & Nature, Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

Kids playing along a meandering stream under the cherry blossoms with families picnicking nearby.  It’s a common pastime during spring in Japan and TokyoDan, today’s guest photographer, captured the feeling beautifully in this shot of Negawa Stream in Tachikawa. In his own words: “One afternoon during Hana-mi (Cherry Blossom Viewing season) My wife took me […]

The Reward of Mountain Climbing in Japan

Jan 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Outdoor Activities & Sporting Events, Parks, Gardens & Nature, Photo Gallery

Guest photographer Chris shares this stunning image of Mt. Yari from Mt Washiba in Nagano, located in the Chubu Region of Japan.  He’s an avid hiker and mountain climber when he’s not working at a hedge fund in Tokyo.  Thanks Chris, it’s a beautiful shot that makes me want to pull out my dusty hiking […]

Kimonos Up Close at Meiji Jingu

Jan 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Temples & Shrines, Tokyo and Vicinity

Stunning Kimonos on young women celebrating Seiji no Hi, coming of age day, this past January 12th at Meiji Jingu Shrine in Tokyo, Japan – another beautiful additional to our gallery from my friend, Jason Collin.   Thanks, Jason! In his own words: “I had already been shooting at Meiji Jingu Shrine in Yoyogi for about […]

Yokohama Sparkles at Night

Jan 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

David Shackelford shares a beautiful shot of Yokohama at night with us today.  He’s a San Francisco native, currently studying in Tokyo at Waseda University, who spent his first Christmas in Japan on a platonic date in the trendy Minato Mirai area of Yokohama. In his own words: “This picture of Yokohama’s waterfront was taken […]

Dinner Looking Back At You In Japan

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Food, Photo Gallery

You never know what you might find lurking behind a shiso leaf on an appetizing platter of sashimi.  Michael Downey shares this great image of flying fish sashimi, known as ‘tobiuo’ in Japan, that was his lunch on a recent trip to the Southern island of Yakushima, famous for its ancient cedar trees and breathtaking […]

Takayama Storefront

Dec 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Shopping

A bright red paper umbrella graces the entrance to a lovely shop in Takayama, Japan.  Danielle Ruschena captured this image on a recent visit to the area and I am pleased to present it here with her permission. Thanks Danielle! Takayama is located in Gifu Prefecture, one of nine prefectures that make up the Chubu […]

Tokyo Roadway at Dusk

Dec 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

This beautifully lit shot of a fairly typical Japanese roadway is presented courtesy of Alfie Goodrich and was intended to be part of the Looking Out The Window in Japan collection that was posted earlier this week.  Technical challenges ensued and Alfie was kind enough to allow the image to be presented on its own […]

"Dekochari" Bikes from Japan

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Photo Gallery

Today’s image was shot by Tony McNicol, a photojournalist based in Tokyo, who has had his work featured in National Geographic News, Discover Magazine, Wired Magazine, and The Japan Times to name a few.  He recently wrote a story titled “Pimp my pushbike” on his blog and shares this fun image from the photo shoot.  […]

Shinto Priests at Meiji Jingu

Nov 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Temples & Shrines, Tokyo and Vicinity

This shot of traditionally dressed Shinto Priests parading at Meiji-Jingu Shrine in the Harajuku area of Tokyo was captured by Danielle who recently made a trip to the shrine’s Autumn Festival and it is with pleasure that we share it with you at The Nihon Sun.  Thanks Danielle! In her own words: “This shot was […]

Mt. Fuji Above the Clouds

Nov 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Parks, Gardens & Nature, Photo Gallery

Mt. Fuji, or Fuji-san as it is affectionately know as in Japan, is one of the most well know mountains in the world and an iconic image of the country. Jason Collin has agreed to be the first guest photographer at The Nihon Sun and it is with much pride that we present his image […]