KyotoStation, Japan.  Photography by Kevan O’Meara
on 500px

 

KyotoStation, Japan.  Photography by Kevan O’Meara

on 500px

 

(Source: 500px.com)

IJun Togawa, Japanese musician.  About 1980’s, Japan.

 

IJun Togawa, Japanese musician.  About 1980’s, Japan.

 

Off the coast of Japan: “Venus,The Crescent Moon and Rocks”.  Photography by Masahisa Uemura on Flickr

Off the coast of Japan: “Venus,The Crescent Moon and Rocks”.  Photography by Masahisa Uemura on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / masa5901)

Geisha with a white cat.   1905, Japan.  Colorized photo.  Image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr

Geisha with a white cat.   1905, Japan.  Colorized photo.  Image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / blue_ruin_1)

[detail] Kagurazaka is an old street in central Tokyo famous for its many restaurants and preserved geisha feel.  Their Awa Odori festival is also one of the best in Tokyo.  Photography and text  by Bernard Languiller on Flickr

[detail] Kagurazaka is an old street in central Tokyo famous for its many restaurants and preserved geisha feel.  Their Awa Odori festival is also one of the best in Tokyo.  Photography and text  by Bernard Languiller on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / bernardlanguillier)

japaneseaesthetics:

Samurai armor. About early 19th century, Japan

japaneseaesthetics:

Samurai armor. About early 19th century, Japan

glxciers:

Mount Fuji, Japan .. | ( By: Murata Koji ) via 500px

glxciers:

Mount Fuji, Japan .. | ( By: Murata Koji ) via 500px
lich-tung:

iseo58:

1286 Zen Master Hotto Kokushi brought Fuke Zen to Japan.

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lich-tung:

iseo58:

1286 Zen Master Hotto Kokushi brought Fuke Zen to Japan.

Detail of small red torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto, Japan

Detail of small red torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto, Japan

ileftmyheartintokyo:

Snow In Yurakucho, Japan.  Photography by lestaylorphoto on Flickr.

ileftmyheartintokyo:

Snow In Yurakucho, Japan.  Photography by lestaylorphoto on Flickr.

2000-lightyearsfromhome:

At a field in the Japanese countryside. Photography by Ichirō Kojima 

2000-lightyearsfromhome:

At a field in the Japanese countryside. Photography by Ichirō Kojima 

[main detail] Maiko Korin make her way round the tea houses of the Miyagawa-cho district in Kyoto, Japan to wish people a happy new year. 2012, Japan.  Info and photography by Michael Chandler on Flickr

[main detail] Maiko Korin make her way round the tea houses of the Miyagawa-cho district in Kyoto, Japan to wish people a happy new year. 2012, Japan.  Info and photography by Michael Chandler on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / michaelchandler)

etherealvistas:

Shinto Torii.  Japan 2009 by dev deploy 

etherealvistas:

Shinto Torii.  Japan 2009 by dev deploy 

(Source: flic.kr)

kuroyuki:

Yabusame - 21 by Bernard Languillier on Flickr.
Über Flickr: The Kamakura Yabusame festival is probably Japan’s most impressive demonstration of horse back Japanese archery. It takes place every year mid April in the Kamakura Hachiman shrine. I was lucky enough to locate some good ventage point amidst the huge crowd.

kuroyuki:

Yabusame - 21 by Bernard Languillier on Flickr.

Über Flickr:
The Kamakura Yabusame festival is probably Japan’s most impressive demonstration of horse back Japanese archery.

It takes place every year mid April in the Kamakura Hachiman shrine.

I was lucky enough to locate some good ventage point amidst the huge crowd.