Tag: country: japan

Shinkansen at Sendai station

Shinkansen at Sendai station

Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: HUAWEI VNS-L31 Focal length: 3.8mm ISO: 250 Shutter speed: 1/35s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/shinkansen-sendai-station/”, title: “Shinkansen at Sendai station” } …

 

The best Shōchū (焼酎) in Japan

The best Shōchū (焼酎) in Japan

From the Kiyosato Shochu Brewery in Kiyosato, Hokkaido. Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: HUAWEI VNS-L31 Focal length: 3.8mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/35s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: …

 

Abashiri Prison Museum #2

Abashiri Prison Museum #2

So cold, so very cold in that building! Aperture: ƒ/2 Camera: HUAWEI VNS-L31 Focal length: 3.8mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/25s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { …

 

Roses wrapped up for winter

Roses wrapped up for winter

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 …

 

Narita at night

Narita 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 ISO: 800 Please follow …

 

Cape Notoro

Cape Notoro

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: …

 

Snow on bark

Snow on bark

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 …

 

Coming of Age Day #4

Coming of Age Day #4

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 …

 

Aoi ike (Blue pond), Biei, Hokkaido

Aoi ike (Blue pond), Biei, Hokkaido

Shot on ROLLEI PAN 25 @ EI 25; developed in HC-110 dilution G for 22 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every minute Aperture: ƒ/3.5 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: …

 

Snow, trees and sky

Snow, trees and sky

Around Biei, Hokkaido. Shot on Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 …

 

Rainbow Bridge Tokyo, at night

Rainbow Bridge Tokyo, at night

Shot on Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/22 Camera: PENTAX …

 

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 …

 

Nagasaki schoolgirls

Nagasaki schoolgirls

Camera: PENTAX ME ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/nagasaki-schoolgirls/”, title: “Nagasaki schoolgirls” } …

 

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 …

 

Tsukubai (蹲踞) at Meiji shrine

Tsukubai (蹲踞) at Meiji shrine

During the first weeks of January when people visit the Meiji Jingu shrine in mass for hatsumode, the normal tsukubai (where you cleanse your hands …

 

Duruma doll merchant

Duruma doll merchant

At the Durama Doll Festival of Kawagoe, early January, this guy and his mate were getting their stand of durama dolls ready. They remarked on …

 

Busy Shibuya JR station, Tokyo

Busy Shibuya JR station, Tokyo

Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX K20D Flash fired: no Focal length: 18mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/6s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/busy-shibuya-jr-station-tokyo/”, title: “Busy Shibuya JR …

 

Hokkaido love

Hokkaido love

Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: …

 

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: …

 

Coming of Age Day, couple

Coming of Age Day, couple

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 …

 

The edge of the forest

The edge of the forest

ADOX CHS 100 II at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 9 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/9.5 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: …

 

Ueno, face mask and market

Ueno, face mask and market

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: …

 

Nagasaki, Peace Statue

Nagasaki, Peace Statue

From Wikipedia: The statue’s right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons while the extended left hand symbolizes eternal peace. The mild face symbolizes divine …

 

Rainbow bridge in colour

Rainbow bridge in colour

Sot on Fujichrome Provia 100F slidefilm, perfect for long exposures Aperture: ƒ/16 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: 75mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 21s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = …

 

The way home

The way home

Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config …

 

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. …

 

Roasted dango shop

Roasted dango shop

Whenever in Japan, grab a skewer of dango for a nice snack. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 …

 

Abashirisankichi Shrine

Abashirisankichi Shrine

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 400 Please follow …

 

Hills of Hokkaido

Hills of Hokkaido

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 400 Please follow …