07 May 2013 ~ 14 Comments

New York -VS- Yokohama/Tokyo: A Meditation on Trains

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  Langston Hughes, one of my favorite poets from the Harlem Renaissance, wrote a poem called The Negro Speaks of Rivers. Wanna hear it? Here it goes: I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the [...]

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18 March 2013 ~ 3 Comments

Photo Essay #1: Japanese Women and Cellphones

Photo Essay #1: Japanese Women and Cellphones

I’ve grown quite passionate with my street photography. It’s one of the few things I look forward to every day in Japan. I tend to shoot the everyday things I see, so my photographs seem, at a glance, to be repetitive. But, unlike people, to me, each photograph is, indeed, a unique and special snowflake. [...]

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31 October 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Blending With The CNNGO Tokyo Team

Blending With The CNNGO Tokyo Team

Spent Saturday evening at a networking Blender with some of the team  from CNNGO Tokyo and a number of other content creators, writers, photographers and artist here in Japan. I had a marvelous time! First, a little about the venue! The restaurant, aptly called Biervana (meaning Beer Heaven), is like a cross between Oktoberfest and [...]

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16 September 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Best Shots of the Week #17

Best Shots of the Week #17

Here are the best of my shots this week. All were taken with an Iphone4 and processed using Instagram. Check them out, and let me know what you think! There’s a poll below, take a sec and vote for your fave.               Well, that’s about it for this week. [...]

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15 September 2011 ~ 14 Comments

Shooting Trains In Japan

Shooting Trains In Japan

Well, I guess even an amateur photographer should find a niche, and I think I’ve stumbled upon mine. Since childhood I have had a deep and abiding love for the trains. I practically grew up on the NYC Subways and I know the lines and stations probably as well as the train staff. Learned many a life lesson aboard the [...]

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08 September 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Best Shots of the Week #16

Best Shots of the Week #16

Here are the best of my shots this week. All were taken with an Iphone and processed using Instagram. Check them out, and let me know what you think! There’s a poll below, take a sec and vote for your fave.                      Well, that’s about it [...]

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21 August 2011 ~ 7 Comments

Best Shots of the Week #13

Best Shots of the Week #13

Here are the best of my shots this week. All were taken with my Iphone and processed using Instagram. Check them out, and let me know what you think! There’s a poll below, take a sec and vote for your fave!                   Well, that’s about it for [...]

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05 August 2011 ~ 11 Comments

Best Shots of the Week #11

Best Shots of the Week #11

Here are the best of my shots this week. All were taken with my Iphone and processed using Instagram. Check them out, and let me know what you think! There’s a poll below, take a sec and vote for your fave!                   Well, that’s about it for [...]

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24 June 2010 ~ 12 Comments

Japan Blog Matsuri:June 2010: Hot fun in the Summer Time!

Japan Blog Matsuri:June 2010: Hot fun in the Summer Time!

Welcome to the June 2010 edition of the Japan Blog Matsuri!  This month’s theme is: So, you’re looking for some cool things to do this summer? Well. you’ve come to the right place!  Even if you’re just curious about how some of the people here in Japan spend their summer, you’re at the blog to be. The answers are here! By [...]

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11 June 2009 ~ 4 Comments

NYC vs Tokyo / Yokohama part 6

NYC vs Tokyo / Yokohama part 6

When you see NY in movies and on TV it always looks the same…you see the same landmarks, same kind of characters, same hectic rhythm and pace. But, in actuality, NY is a remarkable place in that it is constantly being re-designed. It’s enduring and indefatigable and in a perpetual state of flux, with subtle [...]

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