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Fujifilm Pic of the Day

Fujifilm Pic of the Day

Gordy's Cafe in Kadena Town. Best burgers on Okinawa.  Fired this one off remotely using the Fuji app on my iPhone while my X100T was sitting on the table.

Photo of the Day - Father and Son

This is a shot I took of a father and son at Kouri Island beach preparing to try out kayaking. I shot this with my Fuji x100t.

Father and Son at Kouri Island Beach, Okinawa, Japan. Fujifilm x100t, f/8.0, 1/200 sec, ISO 200. Edited in Lightroom. 

Father and Son at Kouri Island Beach, Okinawa, Japan. Fujifilm x100t, f/8.0, 1/200 sec, ISO 200. Edited in Lightroom. 

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Photo of the Day - Friendly Faces

Japanese can be funny about having their photo taken. Oftentimes they object with a hand waving motion in front of their face, and yet other times they are very friendly and have no problem at all smiling for the camera. These girls were with a large group of young people in Naha celebrating Coming of Age Day this past January, and were happy to pose for me.

Okinawa, Japan. Fujifilm x100s, f/4.0, 1/80 sec, ISO 1600. Edited with Adobe Lightroom. 

Okinawa, Japan. Fujifilm x100s, f/4.0, 1/80 sec, ISO 1600. Edited with Adobe Lightroom. 

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Photo of the Day - Rice Planting

Photo of the Day - Rice Planting

Happy Friday everyone. According to an article in the Ryukyu Shimpo, the first rice planting of the season has begun in Yaeyama. Reading the article made me think of this photo I took a couple years back with my Fuji X-Pro1 of a rice farmer near Onna, Okinawa working in his rice paddies. Thanks for stopping by today. 

Photo of the Day - Araha, Beach in Chatan

Photo of the Day - Araha, Beach in Chatan

Okinawa is known for beautiful beaches and ocean views. I took this photo of Araha, Beach in Chatan, Okinawa with my iPhone 6s Plus. In the distance you can see the Ferris wheel from American Village. Thanks for stopping by today.  

Photo of the Day - Summer Kimonos

Photo of the Day - Summer Kimonos

Kimonos are one of those parts of Japan that I love. Unfortunately, these days you don't see them as much. However, in the summer Japanese women, and men break out their Yukatas, a lighter, cooler version of the kimono worn during the warmer summer months. I took this photo below at a local festival in Okinawa City. The sun had just set and it was almost dark outside, making this one of those situations where I was glad I had my Fuji 56mm (85mm equivalent) f/1.2 lens on my XPro1. Being able to shoot this at f/2.0 allowed me to get enough light to make the shot.

Okinawa Life via Narrative Clip

Okinawa Life via Narrative Clip

Friday I decided, completely unplanned, to drive north and hike up to Hiji Falls in Kunigami prefecture. If you know me, you know that hiking is not my thing, but it was a beautiful day here in Okinawa and beautiful weather makes me happy enough to go hiking apparently. So, me and my happy self jumped in the car and drove north, stopping along the way at Nago Beach. I was expecting rougher waters with a typhoon rolling in, but the beach was really nice. 

Okinawa Photo Journal Entry No. 3

Okinawa Photo Journal Entry No. 3

Okinawa Photo Journal is an ongoing series of post devoted to random photos from the things I see living here in Okinawa, Japan. Feel free to like, comment and share if you enjoy the photos. Thanks for visiting. TA😊