Archive for April 27, 2015

My apologies for the sporadic posting of late – I’ve had my hands full planning my first trip back to Japan in 5 years! As some of you might know, I actually spent several years living there as a teacher, so this is also something of a (second-)homecoming. As this will be my first time travelling there as a non-resident, however, I can finally take advantage of the Japan Rail Pass, which provides unlimited train travel across the entire country!

This also means that I can visit the southern islands of Kyushu and Shikoku for the first time, before I start travelling far (far) northwards again, back to my former home of Akita. I’m not planning on bringing a computer so (barring the one blog entry I still have scheduled) I won’t be able to post while I’m out there, but I’m sure I’ll have plenty of images to share once I get back. I’ll also be posting my day-to-day photos over on Instagram while I’m away, so please feel free to join me there if you’re interested in my following my travels. See you all in a month!

I’m excited to announce that a collection of my photos are now available for exclusive licensing through Getty Images Prestige: “a carefully curated selection of the world’s most powerful imagery, Prestige images are distinguished by their unique aesthetic approach, exceptional craftsmanship and uncompromising quality. Created by award-winning photographers and art directors, curated by our leading editors, and available for exclusive use.” I also have over a hundred other images available for licensing on Getty, which you can view right here.


The half-year round-up of all the photos that didn’t fit anywhere else!