Sunset cityscapes

The Danube flowing in front of the Hungarian Parliament, Budapest

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The 2nd annual Tokyo Digital Artist Photographers’ Group Exhibition is on at the Design Festa Gallery in Harajuku from June 23-28th, 2017, and this year I am once again lucky enough to be among the featured artists. The theme I have chosen this time is “Sunset Cityscapes”, and here are … Continue reading

Festivals and traditions in Japan

Yabusame demonstration on Zushi beach

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One of the most wonderful things about Japan is its rich culture – every little village or neighborhood is bound to have a “matsuri” (festival) at least once a year, where locals and visitors alike can enjoy street food, live music, and foster a sense of community. Here are six … Continue reading

Sakura fever

Chidorigafuchi park at dusk

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Spring is once again approaching in stride, with the first cherry blossoms forecast to open in Tokyo in a little over a week! Can you believe it? If you’re looking for inspiration regarding where to go to enjoy this amazing time of year, here is a collection of our favourite moments from … Continue reading

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

Danube Delta

Seagulls following us and the wake of our boat.

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After so much traveling around the world, this year I decided to spend a late summer vacation much closer to home — in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, hosting the third largest biodiversity on the planet (after the Great Barrier Reef and the Galapagos Archipelago), and … Continue reading