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Hiro _R

Hiro _R



I take photographs based in Nara(sometimes Kyoto). The city of Nara has a longer history than Kyoto. It was capital of Japan before the government of Japan moved to Kyoto. It might not be as famous as Kyoto, but it is just as beautiful. If you come to Japan, please visit Nara. You will discover how beautiful it is. It only takes 40 minutes from Kyoto by express train! Thanks for stopping by! Copyright © Hiro_R All Rights Reserved.
  • Leica M2
  • Sony α7 + Kitlens
  • Nikon D40X
  • Nikon COOLPIX P340
  • Leica Summicron-R 50 f/2(R-cam)
  • Sony 70-200 f/4
  • Nikkor 35mm f/1.4
  • Vanguard Alta Pro 283CP Tripod
  • Sekonic L-358 FlashMaster
  • Photoshop CC

The twin pagoda

Published November 12th, 2013

There are two beautiful pagodas in Yakushi-ji temple. The style is distinctive and they are third-story pagodas. Last week the repair of the East pagoda was open to the public. It was a very interesting construction site. This story is about the twin pagodas(the east and west).

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The story of Deer-Antler-Cutting Ceremony

Published October 26th, 2013

There is Roku-en(鹿苑) in Nara park. Deer-Antler-Cutting Ceremony is held every year in this place. I visited to Roku-en and enjoyed the ceremony. It was traditional and majestic.

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Maiko portraits

Published September 23rd, 2013

Last year there was a photo session of Maiko in Chion-in Kyoto.I took many photographs of Maiko in that temple. Many photographers joined this session and all day they took many photographs. I found there the charm of Maiko. Thanks for stopping by my Maiko portrait!

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