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Beyond Technique: Building relationships around the world with Matthew Jordan Smith
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today, we chat...
Tension relief: Pay attention to the edges of your image
Paying attention to the corners and edges of a photograph can relieve distracting visual tension. Visual tension can be good...
The Traveling Photographer: Shooting wildlife in wintry Japan (Part 1: Choosing a trip)
Our most recent trip to Japan was completely different from its predecessors: We went in the winter, on a trip...
Traveling Photographer in Japan: Eastern Kyoto
Any single article on Kyoto’s many splendors will necessarily be an overview.  In our last post, I described a potential...
Traveling Photographer in Japan: Kyoto and Arashiyama
In our prior posts, I suggested starting points for exploring the sprawling metropolis that is Tokyo, modern Japan’s capital. If...
Japan for the Traveling Photographer: Part 4: Tackling Tokyo
Tokyo is to Japan as New York City is to the US: modern, frenetic, a mélange of sub-cultures; in short,...
Japan for the Traveling Photographer: Part 2: Getting around the country
  In Part 1 of this series, I wrote about WHY a photographer might like to travel to Japan. In...
Japan for the Traveling Photographer Part 1: Why go?
Japan is a destination that has drawn us back again and again.  We recently returned from our 7th trip over...
Stories From The Set: Saving Face Saves The Day
Shortly after the nuclear disaster in Japan, Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda of the Toyota Motor company came to the United States to raise...
Shimbashi in Gion in Kyoto, lit at night for cherry blossom season

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Eastern Kyoto

Any single article on Kyoto’s many splendors will necessarily be an overview.  In our last post, I described a potential itinerary to see highlights on the western fringes of Kyoto.  If you missed it, check it out here: Traveling Photographer

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Iconic Kinkakuji, the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto, one of Japan's most splendid World Heritage sites

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Kyoto and Arashiyama

In our prior posts, I suggested starting points for exploring the sprawling metropolis that is Tokyo, modern Japan’s capital. If you missed those posts, here are links: Tokyo & Tsukiji and Tackling Tokyo Kyoto is another essential element in exploring Japan. 

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Stories From The Set: Saving Face Saves The Day

Shortly after the nuclear disaster in Japan, Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda of the Toyota Motor company came to the United States to raise money for the victims. As it happens, Vanelli was hired to photograph a meeting between Toyoda and a prominent local

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Shimbashi in Gion in Kyoto, lit at night for cherry blossom season

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Eastern Kyoto

Any single article on Kyoto’s many splendors will necessarily be an overview.  In our last post, I described a potential itinerary to see highlights on the western fringes of Kyoto.  If you missed it, check it out here: Traveling Photographer

Read More
Iconic Kinkakuji, the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto, one of Japan's most splendid World Heritage sites

Traveling Photographer in Japan: Kyoto and Arashiyama

In our prior posts, I suggested starting points for exploring the sprawling metropolis that is Tokyo, modern Japan’s capital. If you missed those posts, here are links: Tokyo & Tsukiji and Tackling Tokyo Kyoto is another essential element in exploring Japan. 

Read More

Stories From The Set: Saving Face Saves The Day

Shortly after the nuclear disaster in Japan, Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda of the Toyota Motor company came to the United States to raise money for the victims. As it happens, Vanelli was hired to photograph a meeting between Toyoda and a prominent local

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