Category : Japan

A sense of order, Tokyo

Reflecting the “Japanese aesthetic”,  a carefully considered photograph becomes an exercise in graphic design.

Drip dry snow monkey.

A snow monkey emerges dripping wet from a onsen, or hot springs,  in Japan.

Snow monkeys, Japan

the snow monkeys of Jigokudani,  on the island of Honshu in Japan,  make use of hot springs or onsens to escape the cold of winter.

Cranes in the mist, Hokkaido, Japan

Red-crowned cranes standing in the shallows of a river, the first light of the day combined with sub-freezing temperature created a misty, ethereal atmosphere.

White-tailed Eagle, Hokkaido, Japan

The white-tailed eagle is fairly widely distributed,  being seen from Greenland through to Southern China, and not considered to be endangered.

Snow Monkey, Jigokudani, Japan

Outdoor onsens or hot springs provide welcome relief from the winter cold for Japanese Macaque monkeys.