Tag: location: kawagoe

Schoolkids in Kawagoe

Schoolkids in Kawagoe

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At Renkeiji temple, Kawagoe

At Renkeiji temple, 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 …

 

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 …

 

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: …

 

A Tsukubai at Renkeiji, Kawagoe

A Tsukubai at Renkeiji, Kawagoe

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Preparing Amazake for the New Year

Preparing Amazake for the New Year

Drinking sweet Amazake is a treat at the first Shinto shrine visit of the New Year Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 …

 

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 …

 

Around Kawagoe station

Around Kawagoe station

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: …

 

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: …

 

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: …

 

Lantern at Shinto Shrine

Lantern at Shinto Shrine

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: …

 

Kannon statue at temple in Kawagoe

Kannon statue at temple in 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: …

 

View from an overpass

View from an overpass

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: …

 

Kitsune statue at an Inari shrine #2

Kitsune statue at an Inari shrine #2

This fox statue is holding a jewel. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions …

 

Kitsune statue at an Inari shrine #1

Kitsune statue at an Inari shrine #1

This fox statue is holding a scroll. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions …

 

Heap of last year’s good luck charms

Heap of last year’s good luck charms

To be burned to make way for newer good luck charms. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. …

 

I’m probably in line for hatsumode

I’m probably in line for hatsumode

Happy 2017! Expect to find me at a Shinto shrine or Buddhist temple for hatsumode. KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for …

 

Toki no Kane(The Bell of Time)

Toki no Kane(The Bell of Time)

Bell tower in Kawagoe, Japan. Shot on Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every …

 

Kawagoe Festival, a scary samurai

Kawagoe Festival, a scary samurai

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Kawagoe Festival, happy to pose

Kawagoe Festival, happy to pose

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Kawagoe Festival, a matsuri float

Kawagoe Festival, a matsuri float

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Kawagoe Festival, the white fox dance

Kawagoe Festival, the white fox dance

Shot on KODAK Portra 400; more than worth a visit! Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/kawagoe-festival-white-fox-dance/”, title: “Kawagoe …

 

Yakushi, for anything that ails you

Yakushi, for anything that ails you

Often you see visitors massaging the smoke of the incense at the entrance to Buddhist temples onto their body, but rubbing this slightly scary looking …

 

Sotoba at graves around a temple in Kawagoe

Sotoba at graves around a temple in Kawagoe

The wooden markers behind graves around a Buddhist temple, this temple is just next to the main shopping street in Kawagoe, Japan which always strikes …

 

Umbrella shop in Kawagoe

Umbrella shop in Kawagoe

Compare to this umbrella shop, the above shop is quite fancy! Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. …

 

Queuing up for Hatsumode

Queuing up for Hatsumode

The first temple visit (in this case) of the New Year. Shot on Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 …

 

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 Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: …

 

Writing their Ema

Writing their Ema

Having written the votive plaques at a Shinto shrine, you place them at the dedicated location. Shot on Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in …

 

Durama doll seller #2

Durama doll seller #2

See yesterday’s explanation for the details. Shot on Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every …