I’m taking some time off for spring vacation, but if you’re looking for something to do over the break, there are plenty of topics in the archives, categories, or click on “Surprise me” for a random post. I’ll be back in a few weeks with more things to read, write, think, and talk about in English.
These images were made with Photofunia (there’s an app too) — Cookies Writing, Snow Writing, Smart Kitty, Chalk Writing, and Double Decker
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This is a short advertisement/visual travelogue/vlog (video log) for the “Diamond Route” in northern Japan: Ibaraki, Tochigi and Fukushima prefectures. What do you think? Especially those of you who are from that area. Does it represent your home prefecture accurately?
It’s very much of a mini-movie, isn’t it? Definitely influenced by Hollywood-style “samurai movies”. It was a bit dizzying, too.
Here’s another in the series:
I like this one better because of all the food. 🍜
See more here.
Creative project: What kind of tourist ad or vlog would you make for your hometown? Your university? Tokyo or Kyoto or another city? Japan in general?
Here’s a fun idea for a new year’s resolution, and a twist on the more common “a photo a day” challenge.
I took one like this a while ago. It’s a start!
Some things to think about when you’re working on a new year’s resolution to take better photographs: