an icy cold morning in Hokkaido, Japan, provided some interesting photographic opportunities.
A Japanese Red Fox walking through the snow, puts it’s head up in the air, it’s ears forward and looks straight at the camera, making for a memorable photo.
Minimalist black and white winter landscapes of Hokkaido might be something of a cliche. Regardless, such scenes draw the eye and compel you to take a photo!
sub-freezing overnight temperatures cause stalactite icicles to form, reflecting the colours of the rising sun.
Lake Kussharo in Hokkaido is the largest caldera lake in Japan and is home to the beautiful whooper swan which can be approached at fairly close distance.
Eye to eye with a fellow primate? One of the residents of Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park in Japan.