Tranquillity at Taiyo-ji Temple
Meditation comes easily when staying at this Buddhist temple. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ...
Paper umbrellas in Japan are a fun subject for the casual tourist, see here. 🙂
Bridge over the Twente Canal around Almen, apparently a Calender-Hamilton-type bridge from immediately after WWII when all bridges over the canal were blown to bits.
“Are naughty kids around?” (悪い子はいねえか) When you visit the Namahage museum (なまはげ館) at the Oga Peninsula in Akita Province, make sure to join the show in the building next to the museum. It really is a lot of fun and the kids do seem to enjoy getting scared. Camera: PENTAX MZ-S ISO: 800
Time for the first Shinto shrine visit of the New Year, we did this several times on New Year’s Day; recommended if you’re in Japan over the New Year.