The Big Post: JAPAN

We are still going through all the pics but here are some
photos that show what our trip was like. My show is going
to be in black and white so I included some fine art b&w's
to show the flavor of my show:
red_unbrella_japan
prayers_japan
budda1_japan green_forest_japan
bamboo_japan
bamboo_us_japan

Here is me shooting with my view camera in the bamboo forest.
4x5_japan

crane_short_japan

Hot steaming Ramen. Yum!!! Me cooking meat Shabu Shabu style.
raman_japan shabu_shabu

golden_budda_japan

Thousands of paper cranes. Incredible.
paper_cranes_japan reece_paper_cranes_japan

I absolutely LOVE japanese children. Its amazing that I didnt come
home with at least 20.
baby_japan little_girl_japan

Myajima's famous Tori Gate during high tide.
tori_gate_dusk_japan

Low tide.
low_tide_japan

myajima_night_jump

Us in a 2.8 mile tunnel of Tori Gates. Going through one way all you see
is red.Going the other way you see a river of Kanji.

tori_gates_us_japan tori_gates_congi_japan
us_pagoda_japan nikko_kiss_japan

The fall leaves were so brilliant and beautiful.
redleaves_lantern_japan red_yellow_japan
In Nara and Myajima there were tame deer wondering everywhere.
If you bow to them they will bow back, very polite.
deer_japan
gate_us_japan

The wedded rocks Shinto Shrine in Ise Shi.
ise_shi_us_japan

b&w_iseshi_japan

Kiumizu-night nikko_beth_japan
lantern_japan
black_kimonos_japan

me_temple_sign
tokyo_templestained_glass_temple

Every night I would turn my hotel bathroom into a darkroom and develop my negatives.
me_negatives japan_negatives

green_steam_japan blue_hills_japan

Mt. Fuji!!!!
mt_fuji fuji_us_japan
We are working on a short video for this blog and posting fine art pics on the photo blog. So
keep posted. We had the best time, we fell in love with Japan. We are glad to be home
and get in touch with all our loved ones.