Category Archive: lifestyle & culture & religion

Faroe: cod drying in the village of Gjogv

Faroe: cod drying in the village of Gjogv

Shot on ADOX PAN 25 at EI 25, developed in HC-110 dilution F for 13:30 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 67II ISO: 25 Please …

 

Religious statue in the woods

Religious statue in the woods

Shot on ADOX Silvermax at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 10:30 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: …

 

Yōkōzan Kannon-ji Temple, Chichibu

Yōkōzan Kannon-ji Temple, Chichibu

Temple #21 of the Chichibu Pilgrimage. Shot on Fujichrome Velvia 50. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 50 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/yokozan-kannon-ji-temple-21-chichibu/”, title: …

 

Shrine entrance in Ueno park, Tokyo

Shrine entrance in Ueno park, Tokyo

At the 五条天神社 (Gojoten Jinja) in Ueno Park. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 …

 

Line for hatsumode, Meiji Jingu

Line for hatsumode, Meiji Jingu

Hatsumode, the first shrine visit of the New Year, a big thing in Japan and the Maiji Jingu shrine is particularly a favourite. Shot on …

 

Entrance to a shrine, Kawagoe

Entrance to a shrine, Kawagoe

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: 28mm ISO: …

 

Kapel Kahlenberg, Beckerich

Kapel Kahlenberg, Beckerich

Shot on ADOX Silvermax at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 10:30 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: …

 

Bridge decoration, Japan

Bridge decoration, Japan

At the one of the bridges at Godai-dō Temple (五大堂) in Matsushima, Japan. The bib is like the ones they give to the Ojizō-sama statues. …

 

@Shinobazunoike Bentendo temple, Ueno

@Shinobazunoike Bentendo temple, Ueno

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 ISO: 800 Please follow …

 

Nara: Tōdai-ji from the gate

Nara: Tōdai-ji from the gate

Ilford HP5+ at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for10:00 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 …

 

Paper umbrella

Paper umbrella

Shot on Fujichrome Velvia 50 Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 50 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/paper-umbrella/”, title: “Paper umbrella” } …

 

A Tsukubai at Renkeiji, Kawagoe

A Tsukubai at Renkeiji, Kawagoe

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 ISO: 800 Please follow …

 

Incense burner, Zenkō-ji Temple

Incense burner, Zenkō-ji Temple

Zenkō-ji Temple, Nagano. Foma Fomapan 400 at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 10:30 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/4.5 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal …

 

Saiunji temple Buddha statue, Kawagoe

Saiunji temple Buddha statue, Kawagoe

Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 50mm ISO: 800 Shutter …

 

Ojizō-sama statues on Velvia 50

Ojizō-sama statues on Velvia 50

During the Chichibu pilgrimage that I walked, recommended when you want to see the real Japan! Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 50 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config …

 

Main temple building, Naritasan

Main temple building, Naritasan

Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 28mm ISO: 800 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/main-temple-building-naritasan/”, title: “Main temple building, Naritasan” } …

 

Ojizō-sama statue shaded

Ojizō-sama statue shaded

Foma Fomapan 400 at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 10:30 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: 150mm ISO: …

 

Row of toriis

Row of toriis

Shot on Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: …

 

Monk in Narita Town #2

Monk in Narita Town #2

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: 28mm ISO: …

 

Monk in Narita Town #1

Monk in Narita Town #1

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: 28mm ISO: …

 

Tsukubai at Naritasan at night

Tsukubai at Naritasan at night

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: 28mm ISO: …

 

Ropes and Shide

Ropes and Shide

Shide, the folded paper ornaments used by Shinto shrines, in this case they are hanging off a rope from a torii. KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, …

 

Giant Kannon, Temple 27, Chichibu

Giant Kannon, Temple 27, Chichibu

The giant Kannon statue that towers over Temple #27, Chichibu 34 Kannon Temple pilgrimage. Shot on Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 …

 

So many wishes

So many wishes

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: …

 

Zazen Hall at Taiyo-ji Temple

Zazen Hall at Taiyo-ji Temple

The great zazen hall at Taiyo-ji temple. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every …

 

Roof of the gate to Taiyoji Temple

Roof of the gate to Taiyoji Temple

Name tags glued to the inside of the roof of Taiyoji Temple in Chichibu. KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for …

 

Fortunes tied to a tree branch

Fortunes tied to a tree branch

At Zenkoji, Nagano. Foma Fomapan 400 at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 10:30 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/4.5 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal …

 

Buddha statue, Kawagoe

Buddha statue, Kawagoe

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: 28mm ISO: …

 

Six Ojizō-sama statues

Six Ojizō-sama statues

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: 28mm ISO: …

 

Shinto shrine

Shinto shrine

Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 50mm ISO: 800 Shutter …