Rikuto’s First Photo Shoot

As promised, here is a collection of photos we had taken a couple of weeks ago, when Rikuto was about nine and a half months old. We think they are great, and his family in England will love these. If you have a comment, find me on Twitter at @longcountdown. I’d love to hear from you!

What Software Do You Use to Edit Photos?

You remember I wrote about the controversial mascot for Nara’s Heijo-Kyo anniversary, right? Well Tokyo Mango picked up the same story and posted the photo you can see here. Clearly the little girl is frightened out of her skin at the sight of the antler-inflicted Buddha guy… or is she? Seeing isn’t believing It turns out that this picture was “photoshopped”, a word used to describe an image edited (or in this case, faked) with […]

The Sun Sets on Kakamigahara

I’m not much of a photographer, but Mike convinced me to get a new camera after writing about his Nikon Coolpix S200. I’ve been looking a lot at stock photos recently, and thought it would be great to submit my own photos for sale on the web, but I’m going to have to put in a lot of practice to get to that level. Here’s a photo I took of a typical Kakamigahara sunset: Here’s […]