a gallery of photos taken in Japan in the winter of 2016.
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!
A selection of Red-Crowned Crane images captured in Hokkaido, Japan.
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.
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.
The white-tailed eagle is fairly widely distributed, being seen from Greenland through to Southern China, and not considered to be endangered.