Journal

January 2020

Approach

Interesting and unique approach/procession to traditional buildings, often in jinja (Shinto shrine), can be seen in Japan. The indirect approach, sometimes in zigzag or diagonal directions, creates subtle surprise and understanding for the site.


November 2019

Autumn shadows, Hayama


August 2019

Toshusai Sharaku, Edo period, active 1794-1795

28 pieces of woodblock prints by Sharaku were shown on NHK’s TV program “Sunday Museum”. The simplicity of lines, composition, colors and the depicted kabuki actors’ expression are so inspiring.


June 2019

Las Vegas and LA Landscape

Recently, I took a trip with my son across the US mainland. While missed our flight, we were detoured to Las Vegas and LA. I took these photos from the airplane. The urban landscape of Las Vegas and LA.


May 2019

Model: Revisiting composition

Had a chance to refresh model making skill. I truly enjoy making models and playing with composition. While stacking the pieces to clear up the table, I found some interesting compositions.