Category Archive: documentary & street

Self portrait in a bar

Self portrait in a bar

At the fabulous bar of the Hotel Metropolitan Sendai, the best hotel bar that I visited in a long time. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI …

 

Lake Ashi, Hakone, paddle boats

Lake Ashi, Hakone, paddle boats

Aperture: ƒ/4.5 Camera: PENTAX K20D Flash fired: no Focal length: 50mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/180s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/lake-ashi-hakone-paddle-boats/”, title: “Lake Ashi, Hakone, …

 

Hanami at Kita-in temple, Kawagoe

Hanami at Kita-in temple, Kawagoe

Shot on KODAK Portra 400 at EI 320 Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: PENTAX ME Super Focal length: 85mm ISO: 320 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/hanami-at-kita-in-temple-kawagoe/”, …

 

Hanami in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo

Hanami in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 85mm ISO: …

 

Hanami: the cherry blossom viewing

Hanami: the cherry blossom viewing

Shot on KODAK Portra 400 at EI 320 Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: PENTAX ME Super Focal length: 85mm ISO: 320 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/hanami-the-cherry-blossom-viewing/”, …

 

Walk to paradise garden

Walk to paradise garden

Shot on KODAK Portra 400 at EI 320 Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: PENTAX ME Super Focal length: 85mm ISO: 320 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/walk-to-paradise-garden/”, …

 

Killing time in a park, Tokyo

Killing time in a park, Tokyo

Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: PENTAX *ist DS Flash fired: no Focal length: 50mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/200s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/killing-time-in-a-park-tokyo/”, title: “Killing time …

 

Magazine corner in a 7 Eleven

Magazine corner in a 7 Eleven

Aperture: ƒ/3.5 Camera: PENTAX *ist DS Flash fired: no Focal length: 24mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/500s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/magazine-corner-in-a-7-eleven/”, title: “Magazine corner …

 

When you got an itch…

When you got an itch…

Camera: PENTAX ME ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/when-you-got-an-itch/”, title: “When you got an itch…” } …

 

Shoeshine in Tokyo

Shoeshine in Tokyo

Aperture: ƒ/22 Camera: PENTAX *ist DS Flash fired: no Focal length: 50mm ISO: 200 Shutter speed: 1/30s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/shoeshine-in-tokyo/”, title: “Shoeshine in …

 

Climbing the stairs

Climbing the stairs

Shot on Ilford PAN-F Plus Camera: PENTAX MZ-S ISO: 50 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/climbing-the-stairs/”, title: “Climbing the stairs” } …

 

Contemplating the sunset

Contemplating the sunset

Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: HUAWEI VNS-L31 Focal length: 3.8mm ISO: 50 Shutter speed: 1/4800s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/contemplating-the-sunset/”, title: “Contemplating the sunset” } …

 

Friends in Japan #2

Friends in Japan #2

Shot on Ilford HP5 Plus Camera: PENTAX MZ-S ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/friends-in-japan-2/”, title: “Friends in Japan #2” } …

 

Friends in Japan #1

Friends in Japan #1

Shot on Ilford HP5 Plus Camera: PENTAX MZ-S ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/friends-in-japan/”, title: “Friends in Japan #1” } …

 

Takegawara onsen, Beppu

Takegawara onsen, Beppu

Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: FinePix50i Focal length: 8.7mm ISO: 125 Shutter speed: 1/4s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/takegawara-onsen-beppu/”, title: “Takegawara onsen, Beppu” } …

 

Wearing a yukata, Beppu

Wearing a yukata, Beppu

Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: FinePix50i Focal length: 8.7mm ISO: 125 Shutter speed: 1/4s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/wearing-a-yukata-beppu/”, title: “Wearing a yukata, Beppu” } …

 

Shopping for cake

Shopping for cake

Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: FinePix50i Focal length: 8.7mm ISO: 125 Shutter speed: 1/90s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/shopping-for-cake/”, title: “Shopping for cake” } …

 

Onsen in Beppu, Japan

Onsen in Beppu, Japan

Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: FinePix50i Focal length: 8.7mm ISO: 125 Shutter speed: 1/4s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/onsen-in-beppu-japan/”, title: “Onsen in Beppu, Japan” } …

 

Coming of Age Day: sharing a photo with oneechan

Coming of Age Day: sharing a photo with oneechan

The second Monday of the New Year is Coming of Age Day in Japan and lots of the new adults of 20 years old join …

 

Coming of Age Day #7

Coming of Age Day #7

The second Monday of the New Year is Coming of Age Day in Japan and lots of the new adults of 20 years old join …

 

At Meiji Shrine, Tokyo

At Meiji Shrine, Tokyo

At the Meiji Jinguu in Tokyo. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 …

 

Smelting iron ore

Smelting iron ore

Foma Fomapan 200 @ EI 200; developed in HC-110 dilution H for 7 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/2.4 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 20mm ISO: …

 

Ishinomaki, harbour festival

Ishinomaki, harbour festival

Camera: Pentax MZ-S ISO: 125 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/ishinomaki-harbour-festival/”, title: “Ishinomaki, harbour festival” } …

 

The harbour-side festival, Ishinomaki

The harbour-side festival, Ishinomaki

Two years before the tsunami Camera: Pentax MZ-S ISO: 125 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/harbour-side-festival-ishinomaki/”, title: “The harbour-side festival, Ishinomaki” } …

 

Statue around Ishinomaki station

Statue around Ishinomaki station

Two years before the tsunami we visited Ishinomaki and the harbour area. Camera: Pentax MZ-S ISO: 125 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: …

 

Hatsumode in Kawagoe

Hatsumode in Kawagoe

The first shrine visit of the New Year. Happy New Year! Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 …

 

Loose socks in Kyoto

Loose socks in Kyoto

Camera: PENTAX MZ-3 ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/loose-socks-kyoto/”, title: “Loose socks in Kyoto” } …

 

Patiently waiting

Patiently waiting

North of Japan Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: HUAWEI VNS-L31 Exposure bias: +1.2EV Focal length: 3.8mm ISO: 125 Shutter speed: 1/30s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/patiently-waiting/”, title: “Patiently …

 

Schoolkids in Kawagoe

Schoolkids in Kawagoe

Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: PENTAX K20D Flash fired: no Focal length: 18mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/1000s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/schoolkids-in-kawagoe/”, title: “Schoolkids in Kawagoe” } …

 

Coming of Age Day #6

Coming of Age Day #6

The second Monday of the New Year is Coming of Age Day in Japan and lots of the new adults of 20 years old join …