One of the entrances to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Just to the right of the turnstiles you’ll find the machines to purchase your tickets. (200yen/$1.60USD)
Results of my bird hunting.
Bird hunting. I ended up joining this group for a little while and had fun ‘shooting birds’ in this beautiful tree.
NTT DOCOMO building at the edge of the park.
There’s no wrong way to go.
Making art in the park. I found it especially interesting that compared to the birders shooting hundreds of photos at 10fps of a little green in a cherry blossom tree, this artist takes a different approach. He sets up his beautiful large format camera, checks the composition over and over and will most-likely end up with one photo from his visit to the park. Different strokes…
Artists inspired by the park’s beauty.
I was surprised to see just how colorful the park was even in the dead of winter.
While photographing my nieces I stumbled upon this trick. Instead of talking a straight portrait with camera level, rotate it slightly clockwise or anti-clockwise for two different poses. 38 more words