Leaves, Shanghai

Another leaf photo! I’m not sure the species of tree this is – perhaps maple (it has a 5 finger leaf), but I remember thinking how beautiful it looked. On anything but the calmest of days, closeups are hard to photograph because of subject movement. I took this photo in People’s Park which is oneContinue reading “Leaves, Shanghai”

Garden, Japan

I wander between photographing in squares and rectangles. My squares tend to be more thoughtful, because I’m using an inverted image on a ground glass which is just a slower way of doing things. I really enjoyed my visit to the Kyoto Imperial Palace, it is beautifully cared for and the staff give the impressionContinue reading “Garden, Japan”

Foliage, Tokyo

This is a photograph I took in Ueno Park, which is in the centre of Tokyo. If we zoomed out, you would see that Ueno is the distict where the Zoo and National Museum are (a fascinating place as well). It is rather beautiful and manages rich colours, even in the middle of winter. Although,Continue reading “Foliage, Tokyo”

Open-air Medicine, Shanghai

When I visit Shanghai, I tend to stay in the “local” neighbourhoods. The hotels are a bit more basic, but they are definitely cheaper and you can see the street life going on around you. In this case people would have a consultation on the street, which is different to the “behind closed doors” approachContinue reading “Open-air Medicine, Shanghai”

Locks on a Fence – Hong Kong

This is from a fence outside a nightclub in Hong Kong. What are the locks for? Perhaps for employee lockers (outside the club)? There was a time when I quite often visited Hong Kong, and my kind of day – would be just wandering around – seeing what was going on. For the photography buffs,Continue reading “Locks on a Fence – Hong Kong”