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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…

Autumn Season Change

As the breeze starts to get cooler in the middle of the day as well as late in the evening, there is a keen sense of a season change upon us. It may still seem hot and feel like summer, but Autumn is not far away. Scenes like this one…

Summer Breeze

It's getting a little cooler recently thanks to some gentle breezes blowing through. It's still nice to head to the river in the evenings though and enjoy oneself.

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…

Kyoto City Hall – Electric Sunrise

I got up early today for some reason and was surprised to see a wonderful pink sky outside the window. When I went out on the street I took a few quick shots and ended up with this as one of the first ones. Almost looks like a lightning…

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…

Kiyamachi Dori

Kiyamachi Dori in Kyoto is one of the well known streets in Kyoto city. The Takase river which was built in the 1600's to transport materials and goods between Kyoto and Osaka runs along the street.

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.

Kamogawa, Kyoto

The Kamo river (kamogawa) runs through Kyoto, historically providing an important water supply, but also now allowing people to relax and enjoy nature whilst still being in the heart of the city. It is said the rivers course was diverted to…

Meguro River

I have been going to the gym in Meguro recently and walk past Meguro River often. Normally it is late in the evening when the light is just fading. Here are a few shots of the River from different angles. In April, this whole area is…

Shibuya Streets Vol. 2

It's been a while since we have had a Shibuya Streets series. The weekends are always busy with foot traffic and with a spare hour, I took a walk out to test my a new camera. Some of the shots I was very pleased with, others got to test…