Japan in pictures

A selection of  photos from my recent trip to Japan.  An exhibition is planned, opening in Toronto in July 2018.  

 

 

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The "golden gai" historic district of Tokyo.

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Ohtani wannabe practising in batters cage, Tokyo.

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A local girl at Kanazawa rail station.

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Mother and daughter, Takayama.

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Shirakawa-gō

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Shirakawa-gō 

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Takayama village.

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An onsen in Wajima

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Swimming pool art installation in Kanazawa at the Museum of 21st Century Art. The model is real, everything else is an illusion.

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Sakura in full bloom, Kyoto.

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One of 1500 deer in Kyoto garden.  They are seen as messengers of God. 

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A 90-year-old local I had met on the bus in Kyoto. 

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Tokyo subway passengers. 

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Young girls posing for me in kimonos outside a shrine in Kyoto.

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Photographing the sakura in Kanazawa. 

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A French patisserie baker in Nerima-ku. 

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Heaven's gate, Kyoto.