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
Tokyo’s Shinjuku Gyoen is another lovely place to visit in the warmer months, but it is also a great place to photograph in winter. Here are some black and white pictures to show you what it looks like on a winter day.
The Yasuyo Building in Shinjuku might have been built in the late 1960s, but it is still a very iconic building in the area. It might not be the big, nor that prestigious any more, but if you are an architecture lover it should be on your bucket list.Read More
Godzilla has been a cinematic legend since his first film appearance in 1954. You can see this giant monster in Kabukicho, Shinjuku.Read More
Tokyo’s Shinjuku Gyoen is another lovely place to visit in the warmer months, but like Yoyogi Park, in winter it becomes something else. Here are some black and white pictures to show you what it looks like on a cold, winter day.
I-link Town near Ichikawa station in Chiba, offers a great chance to photograph Mt. Fuji. You get most of Tokyo’s famous buildings under the mountain, and at sunset, it looks amazing. But with photography, you don’t always get what you want.Read More
People love to photograph Tokyo Skytree and one of the best places to photograph it is from Jikken Bridge. I thought I had all the gear to get a good shot, but how wrong I was. Sometimes gear does matter.Read More
Tokyo Auto Salon 2019 brought us some amazing cars and great models. You can see a few pics of it here.
Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park is a lovely place in the warmer months, but winter transforms it into a stark, empty place else. I thought I’d photograph it in black and white to suit that mood. Here are my results from a cold winter day.
Falconry is an incredible sport and every year, on January 2, an exhibit of it is put on at Hama Rikyu Gardens in Tokyo. You can see a few pictures of the 2018 event here.
Just a quick not to wishing everyone a Happy New Year! 2018 was a good year for Tokyo in Pics and hopefully it will continue in 2019.Read More
From December 23, 2018 until January 6, 2019 several areas around the Imperial Palace in Tokyo were lit up. It was a good excuse for some long exposure photography!
Tokyo has so many places for great views and another of them is from Yebisu Garden Place Tower. I wouldn’t call it a true observatory, but some of the sights will wow you!
Coca-Cola Japan introduced some new bottle designs for its most famous drink in August 2018. When I saw the Shibuya version I had to get one and see what it was like.Read More