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Oranges and Persimmons: Yamanobe-no-Michi trail, Part 2

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Canon Elan 7E / Color / fall / Film / Fujicolor Superia Premium 400 / japan / outdoors / travel / triple d minilab

More photos from a walk along the Yamanobe-no-Michi, after the rain. It was still too early in the season for flaming trees, but elsewhere, the orange was a-callin’. The Yamanobe trail is actually an ancient road that runs along the eastern edge of the Nara basin, at the foot of Mt. Miwa. In terms of landscape, it is surprisingly varied, passing through forests and bamboo groves, shrines and old tombs, small villages, rice fields, and fruit orchards. How to choose * Persimmons: […]

Forest: Yamanobe-no-Michi trail, Part 1

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Canon Elan 7E / Color / fall / Film / Fujicolor Superia Premium 400 / japan / outdoors / travel / triple d minilab

Yamanobe-no-Michi trail, early November – On day 2 of our visit, the boy from the Berkshires took us hiking. Hot black coffee at 5.30am, then a 150km drive from Nagoya to Tenri. I dozed in the car, caught snatches of conversation: a bear and a backpack of food in the wild, a boy gone fishing. Fly fishing and A River Runs Through It (an old favorite of mine – will rewatch this spring; will certainly read). At some point, it started to rain. On […]

Lazy Sunday chez Monky + K

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Color / Contax 159mm / Film / friends / interiors / Kodak UltraMax 400 / singapore / triple d minilab

December 2015 – From an afternoon spent lazing around Monky + K’s living room with a Contax 159mm. In keeping with my intentions for this blog, I’ve resized the scans, but have otherwise held off tweaking them. The camera was gifted to me last year, along with a Zeiss Planar T* 50mm f/1.7 and a casual warning I ignored. My first test roll was OK; I was eager to shoot a second. Didn’t run into any problems until the following […]

Sunday afternoon at Cafe Kurokawa

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Black and White / Canon Elan 7E / Color / fall / Film / food + coffee / friends / Ilford FP4 Plus 125 / japan / Kodak Portra 400 / portraits / travel / triple d minilab

Nagoya, early November – Shots from a Sunday afternoon spent with friends at fetching Cafe Kurokawa (喫茶クロカワ). Between the four of us, we consumed two single-origin drip coffees, two chai lattes (one with rum!), one ginger ale, two creme brulees, and one wee slice of cheesecake – all of which evaporated rather quickly. I picked up a few postcards at the cafe, which has since led me to a few cool things: * On Reading is a bookshop that publishes artist zines […]

Thai Heng Lee, Part 1

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bangkok / Canon T70 / food + coffee / Kodak Portra 400 / triple d minilab

Hello from Bangkok. I’ve got the sun shining on my feet, free-range pork bones simmering on the stove, and Thai karaoke blaring through the window – free listening for all of Saphan Khwai! Here’s a snippet: As for the photos, they’re of Thai Heng Lee (ไท้เฮงหลี), an eatery in the old city that’s run by the family of my friend Yok. I took them a year ago, shortly after Yok moved back to Bangkok from the States. More about Thai Heng Lee another […]