Tag Archives: tokyo

Autumn Illumination at Rikugien Garden 4

Rikugien Garden, in Bunyo-ku, Tokyo, is one of the best-preserved Japanese landscape gardens of the Edo period. The name, Rikugi-en, came from “six elements of Waka poems” that had been derived from “six styles of poems” written in the old Chinese poetry book “Mao-shi”. The garden is most beautiful in the autumn season because trees […]






A Hundred Smiles 3

:-) A Hundred Smiles is a collaborative project of two photographers, Paulette Waltz and yours truly. On the 11th of July 2009, we were roaming around central Tokyo, bringing our frames, stopping by people, and asking them one question: “What makes you smile?”, then *snap*!






The World of Harajuku 3

Harajuku – one of the most visited places in Tokyo. The place where you can see the most extreme (weirdest and cutest) teenage fashion styles. The styles include punk, goth, lolita, ganguro, and others. Also, cosplays happen here every weekend, mostly on Sundays. Below are some of the photos I took two years ago. Note: […]






The Sassy Vamp Princess 10

Princess Manzon, the Sassy Vamp, is one of the housemates of Pinoy Big Brother Double Up. I had a chance to do a photo shoot with her before she left Tokyo for the show’s final casting. The shoot was spontaneous. It was past 2:00am, right after our karaoke session in Roppongi.






Early Morning in the Sleepless Town 2

Two weekends ago, I, with 3 photo buddies, had an early morning photowalk again. This time in Kabukicho at around 5:30 in the morning. Kabukichō is an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Kabukichō is the location of many hostess bars, host bars, love hotels, shops, restaurants, and nightclubs, and is often called […]