Flower field frenzy

Astounding carpets of blooming ground phlox (know in Japanese as "shibazakura") at Hitsujiyama Park in Chichibu, Saitama prefecture.

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Japanese people’s enthusiasm for flower watching extends far beyond the end of the world-famous cherry blossom season. Around the second half of April and into “Golden Week” (a series of national holidays during the first week of May), many parks throughout the country put on an amazing display of flowers of … Continue reading

Cosplay in Akihabara

Model: Chami

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As you know, the photography part of this blog is largely dedicated to landscape/nature/travel-related themes. But, as a scientist, I also like to experiment with new techniques and new subjects. So here is a very different post from most of the others on this site, aiming to showcase some of … Continue reading