A selection of photos from my recent trip to Japan. An exhibition is planned, opening in Toronto in July 2018.
The "golden gai" historic district of Tokyo.
Ohtani wannabe practising in batters cage, Tokyo.
A local girl at Kanazawa rail station.
Mother and daughter, Takayama.
An onsen in Wajima
Swimming pool art installation in Kanazawa at the Museum of 21st Century Art. The model is real, everything else is an illusion.
Sakura in full bloom, Kyoto.
One of 1500 deer in Kyoto garden. They are seen as messengers of God.
A 90-year-old local I had met on the bus in Kyoto.
Tokyo subway passengers.
Young girls posing for me in kimonos outside a shrine in Kyoto.
Photographing the sakura in Kanazawa.
A French patisserie baker in Nerima-ku.
Heaven's gate, Kyoto.
I'll be travelling in Japan for three weeks shortly.
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Spent a week here. A few selections taken with an iPhone follow.
A few samplings of a recent visit to Frankfurt, Germany.
The Jewish Cemeteries of Prague and Frankfurt have a lot of historical significance.
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Don Draper, the character created for the television series Mad Men, ended up at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California on the final episode of the series (though it was filmed nearby.)
Here is what Don Draper may have seen overlooking the Pacific coast at Esalen, as I did back in the 90s.
Forty years ago, a North Vietnamese tank stormed the front gates of the Presidential Palace in Saigon, effectively ending the long war referred to by the Vietnamese as the American War. I photographed both the tank and the gates a year ago while visiting Saigon.
This past January, I returned to Havana after several years absence. The normalization of relations between the U.S. and Cuba prompted me to see for myself what was happening- or was just about to happen. Here are some of my findings-
Note: All photos from this Arizona desert trip taken with the iPhone5 and processed through Instagram.