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Autumn Leaves on the Kamogawa

Autumn is always a nice time of the year for taking photos. Great colors, cooler weather. Lots of action. I have had a cold recently and so haven't been too adventurous with my choice of landscape or camera. Here are some everyday…

Summertime in Kyoto

Walking down the banks of the Kamogawa in summer is always a nice way to cool down. Sitting up on the wooden decks with a cool drink in your hand is another good way.

Mothers Day Japan

The weather is great today. Lots of people out taking advantage of the sunny weather on Mothers Day. I changed up my cameras today and took this one with the Sony NEX7. I have had the camera sitting around for about a year now and…

Heron on Kamogawa

Went for a short walk in the winter wind and spotted this heron strolling around. The birdlife on the Kamogawa always gives the river a flow of being alive.

Kamogawa River Jumping

I showed a photo a few weeks back of a child jumping the stones on the Kamogawa River in the late evening. They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but this dog has been watching and got his chance to star today. Here is the…

Kamogawa Evening Walk

Heading North this evening from the City I walked up to KitaOji Bridge. The northern reaches of the Kamogawa river open up quite a bit and around Shimogamo Shrine there are lots of green shady areas for people to rest in the evening…

Deep Blue Sunset, Kamogawa

It was a magnificent sunset the other day on the Kamogawa River. Here you can see the full width of the sky with yellows and oranges mixed with a deep blue. The focus of the light as all funneled to the back left corner and down, which…

Summer dining on Kamogawa

Summer along the Kamogawa river in Kyoto is always busy. The Gion festival with its various preparations takes place during the rainy season and tourist numbers are always large to see this. Locals as well as tourists make great use of…

Kamogawa Sunset

We are into the rainy season now, but towards the end of the day it can suddenly fine up and the sky can produce some magic colors. I took this shot a few days ago after the rain was clearing. I liked the mist cloud sitting in the base…

Kamogawa Sakura

Another photo I took of the Kamogawa river area with Sakura here. This was a really nice afternoon walk with good weather and great atmosphere on the river bank.

Sakura Weekend

As the Sakura season is finishing for another year, I took some shots on the weekend taking advantage of the good weather. Where did you enjoy the Sakura this year?