Tag Archive: Photo Monday

Japan-ified ID4

Before I start the Crits for Water recap, I thought I’d take a little break. Because today is the USA’s 235th birthday! (Even in Japan!) And I’m kinda patriotic. ūüėČ So, turns out… Continue reading


In Japanese public schools, teachers are required to change schools every three to six years (on average it’s five). This is to keep good teachers from coalescing in one area, thereby making poorer… Continue reading

All in a Day’s Work

A brief break from the Crits for Water madness. If you’re curious about that, you can check out the FAQ page, my reasons for holding the fundraiser, the schedule of events, or the… Continue reading

Some Huzzah-y Things from the last week

Though I have yet to play Dragon Age 2 today (how is this possible?! GASP), there have been a number of things making me verra happy recently. Idea stolen shamelessly from oh!Chloe. Also,… Continue reading

Black and white to emphasize texture

This last weekend, the TANK and I performed two Japanese fan dancing routines, one of which I was incredibly nervous about. The dances went okay, in case you were wondering. ¬†Not perfect, but… Continue reading

Proof that I don’t always take good technical photos

But any photo can make you smile, depending on who you have in it. Taken with my SD1100, so I have no idea what the metadata is. ¬†Also why the highlights are so… Continue reading

Capturing Action: Nagasaki Memories

I’ve done a lot of talk about using the shutter to blur out people or calm ocean water in earlier Photo Mondays. ¬†However, most people use the shutter for more pedestrian purposes–i.e., stopping… Continue reading

Yunamoto: A Study in Exposure

We got paid last Friday, which means that for the next week (until I spend too much), I am rolling in the money! ¬†Woooooo! ¬†Thus, I decided to use my money wisely and… Continue reading

The Power of Everyday

I had big plans today about more Long Exposure technique. ¬†I wanted to either try a time lapse of the stars or a better¬†star trails photo, this time with polaris as a focal… Continue reading

A Study in Exposure: Versailles

WARNING: Intense Photography Jargon Ahead Whilst traveling through Paris and London, I noticed that most photographers prefer pictures of landscapes and landmarks without people in them. ¬†Generally, this is understandable. ¬†Large crowds, unless… Continue reading