I took some pictures of poppies as the sun was setting, shooting through a chain link fence that added a strange diagonal slash pattern to the bokeh.
At the Tamura print shop, Kyoto.
Michael Lambe of Deep Kyoto has been writing for a few months on a shortsighted scheme under way in Kyoto City, selling off part of Umekoji Park near Kyoto Station to Orix Corporation to build an aquarium. Today he has a guest column on the Japan Today website. There are many reasons why Kyoto doesn’t […]
This is the Daimonji Fire Festival video for 2010. 9 minutes, 16:9.
2010 Daimonji Fire Festival Video is here. Video coming tomorrow. Here are some screengrabs in the meantime. Got home too late to do the whole edit tonite. Refer to previous post for details.
September 2010 Update: Exhibition has moved to Cafe Dell’ Orso for September-October 2010 My Nippon, a photo exhibition in Kyoto by Micah Gampel all through August, but only on weekends at Hanagumo Bar on Miyagawacho in Gion Kyoto. All my photos were taken by my ketai (mobile phone) camera as I work and play around […]
September 2010 Update: Exhibition has moved to Cafe Dell’ Orso for September-October 2010 Weekends in August 12:00-18:00 at Hanagumo Bar on Miyagawacho in Gion, Kyoto. Party Saturday, Aug. 7, Closed Aug. 8. All my photos were taken by my ketai camera as I work and play around Kyoto and Osaka mostly. It’s my Nippon world, […]
“For Gaza” is a Kyoto based collective that creates events to raise awareness about the plight of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, combining music, dance and politics with guest speakers, films and discussion.
This should be a great evening- with the proceeds going to JVC as has been the case with our previous events.
Elementary school kids ride free on Kyoto city buses (normally kids are half adult fare) through 8.31 by saying “Eco-summer” to the driver when getting off the bus. This is good for up to two kids per group, so if you have a big group, make sure they sit apart and pretend not to know […]