• Asakusa
  • Asakusa on a December day

    Some of the sights and sounds of the very touristy area around the Sensō-ji temple in Asakusa on a December day.  The whole area is a throng of tourists, sightseers, tour guides (some pulling rickshaws, others who appear to have lost their parties) and worshippers, young and old, who have come to visit the ancient temples, have their fortunes […]

  • Akasaka
  • Tokyo winter skies

    The edge of a storm passes over Tokyo at dusk.  The long winter shadows leave the diet building (Kokaigijido) in shadow. Shadows of skyscrapers fall around the Imperial Palace, pointing towards the distant Sky Tree, backed by leaden skies. The adjustments to these photographs are minimal – this is what it really looked like on the day. […]