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Entrance

“Entrance 1. the act or an instance of going or coming in; a door, passage etc. by which one enters; right of admission; the coming of an actor on stage.”                                        “Entrance 2. enchant, delight; put into a trance; overwhelm with … Continue reading

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Kimihiro and Kimitoyo

Three weeks ago today I happened across the Erikae of Kimihiro of Miyagawa-cho.  Here are eight of my favourite photos from this most fortunate of spontaneous photo-shoots. I took the top photo during the Erikae walk.  I was one of … Continue reading

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Sisters

I made a spontaneous visit to Kyoto last week.  As far as I knew nothing was happening; no erikae or misedashi (debuts).  I planned to walk and photograph for three days and hoped that I would find some good material for … Continue reading

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Speed of Life

For the past fortnight I have been working on “Speed of Life” – a title I borrowed from David Bowie’s album “Low”.  (Thanks again, David Bowie.) I caught this magical moment when Satsuki dashed across Shijo-dori with a big smile (as she recognised … Continue reading

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Being There

“Being There” refers to the viewer probably more than it does to Katsutomo-san, herself. During the Kyoto photo-shoot on 15th September 2015, I am inspired by what I see.  I grab the image with a camera click. So quick.  Later on, back in my … Continue reading

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A Reflective Moment

When I started to draw “A Reflective Moment” on October 15th, I was full of trepidation. My previous drawing on Velin BFK Rives had fallen through so my confidence was at an all-time low.  For this new drawing I was trying a … Continue reading

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Go Around Again

To view the photos from the day before, see A Walk with Katsutomo-san I hope you clicked on the photos to enlarge them.

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