JR Shinjuku Station does have some cherry blossoms. They make for a great meeting spot if you are planning a night out in the areaRead More
Good news and bad news is a part of life. Even Shinjuku Gyoen in Tokyo gets both types.Read More
Koishikawa Korakuen is one of Tokyo’s popular Edo-period parks. On the grounds, there is so much to see. For flower-lovers though, it is really good with so many different types blooming over the four seasons. Come February and it is very famous for its plum blossoms. You can see a few of the pictures I took here from the 2019 season.
In February 2019 I went to Tokyo’s Ushi Tenjin Kitano Shrine to photograph its plum blossoms, but I wasn’t happy with the pictures. I decided to go again and try my luck. The flowers looked a lot better, but unfortunately the weather didn’t help much. You can see my pictures here.Read More
Mogusaen might be a little far from the centre of Tokyo, but it is very well-known for its annual plum blossoms festival. It has some stunning views of the city and is also a great place to see its beautiful flowers. You can see a few of the pictures I took of the 2019 event here.
Shiba Park is a popular park in Tokyo’s Minatro ward, very close to Tokyo Tower. I’ve also found that it is a great place plum blossoms! You can see a few of my pictures of this great place here.Read More
Hanegi Park is one of Tokyo’s popular local parks that well-known for its annual plum blossoms festival. It is a great place to see these beautiful flowers. You can see a few of the pictures I took here.Read More
Kameido Tenjin is one of Tokyo’s most popular shrines and famous for its many flower festivals. For this article I went to see its plum blossoms. You can see a few of the pictures I took here.
Yushima Tenjin is one of Tokyo’s most popular shrines and famous for its annual plum blossom festival. You can see a few pictures of the 2019 event here.Read More
Ushi Tenjin Kitano Shrine is another of Tokyo’s small local shrines, but this one is a little different. It is famous for its small garden of plum blossoms. See a few photos of it here.Read More
Yushima Tenjin’s chrysanthemum exhibit is one of the best in Tokyo. The number of flowers and their quality was outstanding. See some pictures from this great 2018 Tokyo event here.Read More
The chrysanthemum exhibit at Shinjuku Gyoen in 2018 was a another huge success due to the quality of the flowers and the great weather. See some of the pictures from this great Tokyo event here.
For something different I photographed chrysanthemums in high speed sync (HSS) flash at Omiya Hachiman, a shrine in Tokyo. For a first time effort, I thought the results were pretty good.Read More
The Kiyose City Sunflower Festival is another of Tokyo’s great flower events. There are over 100,000 flowers in the fields and huge crowds of people turn out to see them. Under brilliant summer skies, the flowers are majestic. For flower lovers, this is a must see event! My pictures are here.Read More
The hydrangeas at Myohoji Temple in Suginami ward, Tokyo provided a great opportunity for me to try out a new photographic technique - focus stacking - see it here!Read More
Hakusan Shrine, in Tokyo, is famous for its hydrangeas. Every year it has a festival for them, and here are my shots from the 2018 event.Read More
Takahata Fudoson, a temple in the west of Tokyo, is very famous for its hydrangea festival which is held in early summer every year. Here are some of my pictures of this great event!Read More
The Azalea Festival at Nezu Shrine is one of Tokyo's premier flower events. See my pictures of it here.Read More
Zenpukuji River Green Park is a very local place in Tokyo's Suginami ward. It is very close to near where I live and I visit every year to photograph its cherry blossomsRead More
Sumida River Park is another of Tokyo's highly popular places for cherry blossoms. I went there in for the 2018 season and while I enjoyed myself, it wasn't as good as I was hoping for. Read on to find out why ...Read More