Exploring Kyoto

Something I found fascinating during my last stay in Japan was exploring little side streets and alleys wherever we happened to be. Tucked away in bustling neighborhoods and often times barely wide enough for single-file foot traffic, these paths offer peaceful exploration away from the busier main streets, and are full of interesting sights. I […]

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A Rainy Day in Kyoto

Bridget and I spent the entire day in the Gion area of Kyoto today. Here’s bridget taking a break with a can off coffee when…. Oh my goodness! Is that a Maiko!? Wow, a very pretty sight indeed. It was a beautiful day in Kyoto today. Rainy but warm, with overcast skies, which is PERFECT […]

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A Red, Furry Blur

Yeah, She’s Fast – 4/52, originally uploaded by kaoni701. _ That’s what Suki would have looked like in this image if I didn’t use a fast enough shutter speed. She rarely runs as fast as she can, but one of the few occasions she’ll go full throttle (besides chasing my cousin’s poor rabbit in the […]

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My First Photoshop CS4 Experience

Until today (literally), I’ve tried my hardest to stay away from using Photoshop to edit my photographs. I’d open up the program and think “Oh man, what in the world do I do with all these tools….what’s this layer thingo? Agh, forget it,” and that’s as far as I’d get. Today I had a lot […]

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