Tag: location: chichibu

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: …

 

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” } …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

Iwaidou: the hidden Kannon Hall of Temple 26

Iwaidou: the hidden Kannon Hall of Temple 26

The well known Chichibu 34 Kannon Temples Pilgrimage has one secret up its sleeve: between Temple 26 and Temple 27, hidden in the mountains, is …

 

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyoji temple #3

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyoji temple #3

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/9.5 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: …

 

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #2

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #2

See here for my trip report of my shukubo (taiyoji) at Taiyoji temple Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H …

 

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #1

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #1

See here for my trip report of my shukubo (taiyoji) at Taiyoji temple Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H …

 

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyoji temple #2

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyoji temple #2

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: …

 

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyoji temple #1

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyoji temple #1

We really loved our stay at Taiyoji Temple conveniently not too far from Tokyo! Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H …

 

Temple 32, Hosho-ji, Chichibu

Temple 32, Hosho-ji, Chichibu

One of the most impressive temples of the Chichibu 34 Kannon Temple Pilgrimage is Temple 32, Hosho-ji. The much photographed Kannon hall is located next …

 

Jizō statue

Jizō statue

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: …

 

Nameplate of Taiyo-ji temple

Nameplate of Taiyo-ji temple

Above the entrance to Taiyo-ji Temple in Chichibu. Shot on KODAK TRI-X film at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 …

 

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyo-ji Temple

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyo-ji Temple

Quite the cute one! At lovely Taiyo-ji temple. Shot on Kodak Portra 400 film. Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/ojizo-sama-statue-taiyo-ji-temple/”, title: …

 

Towards Temple #22 of the Chichibu pilgrimage

Towards Temple #22 of the Chichibu pilgrimage

While walking the amazing and very recommended 34 Kannon Temple Pilgrimage in Chichibu in Japan. Note Mt. Buko in the background, always towering over Chichibu …

 

Telephone at Taiyo-ji Temple

Telephone at Taiyo-ji Temple

We were at Taiyo-ji temple for a great temple stay (shukubo) for the second time in a few years and I liked the symmetry of …

 

Bridge over the Arakawa River, Chichibu

Bridge over the Arakawa River, Chichibu

I spot metered off the bridge pillar and locked the exposure to prevent overexposure and blowing out all details in the structure. Shot on Fujichrome …

 

Copying the Heart Sutra at Taiyo-ji temple

Copying the Heart Sutra at Taiyo-ji temple

As part of a temple stay (shukubo) at Taiyo-ji temple, you get the chance to copy the Heart Sutra. Sutra copying, or shakyo in Japanese, …

 

Tranquillity at Taiyo-ji Temple

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 …

 

So many steps, an Ojizō-sama statue is needed

So many steps, an Ojizō-sama statue is needed

The Chichibu 34 Kannon Temple pilgrimage was my main objective for returning to Japan in 2013 merely a year after my last visit. I’m glad …

 

Inside Taiyo-ji temple

Inside Taiyo-ji temple

We’ll be visiting Japan again this winter and we will certainly stay at Taiyo-ji temple again for another shukubo at the temple. We did this …

 

Entrance to Shinto shrine, Chichibu

Entrance to Shinto shrine, Chichibu

I love these series of toriis leading up to a shrine. Shot on Fujichrome Velvia RVP100F. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 100 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config …

 

Modern Ojizō-sama statues

Modern Ojizō-sama statues

Modern, but just as effective! 🙂 Shot on Fuji Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions …

 

Stone marker on the way to Taiyo-ji Temple

Stone marker on the way to Taiyo-ji Temple

We’ll be visiting Japan again this winter and we will certainly stay at Taiyo-ji temple again for another shukubo at the temple. We did this …

 

Ojizō-sama statues, Temple #19, Chichibu

Ojizō-sama statues, Temple #19, Chichibu

Ojizō-sama statues overlooking temple #19 of the Chichibu 34 Kannon Temples pilgrimage, see here. Shot on Fujichrome Velvia 50. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 50 Please follow and like us:0 …

 

Manga based ema, Chichibu

Manga based ema, Chichibu

 

Monk of Taiyo-ji temple

Monk of Taiyo-ji temple

We’ll be visiting Japan again this winter and we will certainly stay at Taiyo-ji temple again for another shukubo at the temple. We did this …

 

Rice harvest in Japan #2

Rice harvest in Japan #2

Regional differences in drying the rice straw, this is around Chichibu, see also yesterday’s post. Shot on Fujichrome Velvia 50 Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 50 Please follow and like …