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Jesse’s book review – A trip to Europe by Emi Fukuyama


Jesse’s book review, A trip to Europe by Emi Fukuyama
Jesse is back, and with another great review of a Japanese photobook. From the same stable as Shinya Arimoto, Emi Fukuyama has a popular following in Japan. Read on an discover.
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Jesse’s book review – Ariphoto Selection by Shinya Arimoto


Jesse’s book review, Ariphoto Selection by Shinya Arimoto
Jesse shares with us a book review that I am very happy to have on the site. Shinya Arimoto is a great guy and a personal inspiration for me with regards to his total dedication to photography. I hope you enjoy this one as much as I do.
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Developing photography projects – Trevor Saylor


Developing photography projects – Trevor Saylor
Photographer Trevor Saylor has been kind enough to share with us his experience in developing photography projects. I hope that Trevor will be a regular contributor to the site in the future.
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Film photography is not dead! *Updated*


Film photography is not dead
There has been a bit of talk recently of the whole ‘death of film’. This seems to be an ongoing theme, and one that brings out all sorts of emotions. But I really don’t believe it is dead. Continue reading

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Kyoto film photography workshop – Postscript


Kyoto film photography workshop – Postscript
The Kyoto film photography workshop with Eric Kim was a Great Success! (Borat intonation), so I thought I would share with you some of my thoughts and the work of the the students from the course. Ahhhh, Kyoto…
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Book Review: Subway by Bruce Davidson


Book Review: Subway by Bruce Davidson
Cosh is back, with a great book review about one of my personal favourites, Subway by Bruce Davidson. Over to you Cosh…
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Bruce Gilden photography workshop in Tokyo


Bruce Gilden photography workshop in Tokyo
I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend Bruce Gilden’s Street Smart photography workshop hosted by Leica Japan over the weekend. It was a nerve wracking experience and filled with emotional highs and lows. If there is one thing I came away with it is how to swear in a Brooklyn accent, but seriously it was a very valuable experience.
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Featured photographer – Simon Becker


Featured photographer, Simon Becker
I was recently very fortunate to be able to spend a fair bit of time with Simon Becker during his visit to Japan. Simon is a very talented photographer and a really nice guy to go with it. Oh and he is a handsome, tall, multi-instrumentalist…Grrrr. Oh well, some people have it all. Seriously though, Simon is a great photographer and I have had the chance to talk with him about his work. Come and have a look.
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Take pictures again – 8 methods to beat the blues


How to get out of a photography rut
From time to time many of us will find ourselves in a rut, either in photography term or otherwise. Now, I am not a counsellor, so I am really able to help you with your other problems, but I can help you with your photography ones….maybe…
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Featured Photographer – Kevin Vanier


Featured photographer, Kevin Vanier
I met Kevin when he was visiting Japan a few months back. We got on well and chatted about photography, I was astounded to learn that he is based in Mongolia, and even more astounded to hear that he reads JCH. I saw Kevin’s pictures and love the desolation and wonder that they contained. Despite having a very busy schedule, Kevin agreed to a feature. Check it out…
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