We went to the World Trade Center building in Hamamatsucho to get a nice view on the Tokyo Tower. Despite horrific windows (scratched and covered with a filtering film of some sort) this place used to offer a fantastic 360° view on Tokyo. No more… as this huge building is being erected righ in front […]

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Rikugien hosts a couple of tea houses opened for some occasions and allowing visitors to enjoy a cup of tea and some local delicacies. This one was being prepared in the morning, just before the first customers were allowed in. Gear used: Fujifilm GFX 50S + 63mm f/2.8

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It’s already late, almost 10pm, but those people wait under a light rain to have a last taiyaki before heading home. Taiyaki is a local pastry with the shape of a fish and containing either custard cream or red beans paste (sometimes apples as well). Gear used: Fujifilm GFX-50S + 63mm f/2.8

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I live really close to the Kyu Furukawa gardens, not far from Komagome station. And guess what… I had never even considered visiting those gardens. I stupidly believed that most japanese gardens looked alike and, being even closer to Rikugien, I had already a fine park nearby. What a mistake ! Kyu Furukawa gardens are […]

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Bunkyo Civic Center’s observation deck is free and offers a wonderful view on Tokyo. It is famous for its west view offering superb sunsets over Shinjuku and mount Fuji. When the weather is nice many people gather here to enjoy this specific moment of the day. Gear used: Fujifilm GFX 50S + 63mm f/2.8

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When the leaves start turning red, Rikugien hosts an “autumn light up festival”. They stay open longer at dusk, and light up the park. It is usually nice to see (although very crowded). This year the light-up started, without any red leaf… Which does not make it uninteresting anyway. Many details remain beautifully elegant, even […]

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I hope you won’t get bored by the multiple pictures of those red momijis framing the white-capped mount Fuji taken from lake Kawaguchiko. I find this simply gorgeous… Gear used: Fujifilm GFX-50S + 63mm f/2.8

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Autumn leaves fallen on the lawn in front of a tea house, in the gorgeous Rikugien parc, in Bunkyo Ku. Gear used; Fujifilm GFX-50S + 63mm f/2.8

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I love sushis, and so does my oldest daughter. We have our habits at a local Sushi Zanmai in Sugamo. We use to eat there almost one a week. Great staff, good sushis… everytimes a good moment :) Gear used; Fujifilm GFX-50S + 63mm f/2.8

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The red “momiji” leaf is one of the iconic autumn color and shape in Japan. The yellow ginko leave is another one. Gear used; Fujifilm GFX-50S + 63mm f/2.8

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Shinjuku never sleeps… When the skyscrapers district cools down, Kabukicho wakes up. Gear used: Fujifilm GFX-50S + 63mm f/2.8

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A monochrome version of the Fujisan seen from Kawaguchiko lake. Used Nik Silver Efex Pro for this one. Gear used: Fujifilm GFX-50S + 63mm f/2.8

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