Posts Tagged ‘ photo ’

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 […]

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 […]