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Finding Beauty in Japan with Intentional Camera Movement (ICM)

Finding Beauty in Japan with Intentional Camera Movement (ICM)

By Larry Knipfing | Fun &..., General, Photography

Experimenting with Intentional Camera Movement Over the past two years or so, I have been enjoying using ICM techniques. It’s not as easy as it sounds. The key points are: 1) Finding good subject matter, and 2) Coming up with beautiful or interesting photos. I think I am succeeding, and look forward to doing more

The Wonder of Japan Tourist

The Wonder of Japan Tourist

By Larry Knipfing | Education, Fun &..., Japan, Photography, Writing

 Me & Japan Tourist One of the things that keeps me most busy these days is Japan Tourist (www.japantourist.jp). I am the regional partner for Kanagawa and Tochigi prefectures, and I spend a lot of time traveling around the country visiting beautiful, interesting places, photographing them, and then writing about them. Tough job, huh? Japan

Japan and the Earthquake: 3/11/2011...and beyond...

Japan and the Earthquake: 3/11/2011…and beyond…

By Larry Knipfing | Japan, Photography

After visiting some of the areas in Tohoku hit by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami and seeing what kind of damage took place, it’s no wonder that debris is starting to show up on shores all over the USA. This place was completely devastated, and along the hundreds of miles of shoreline, nothing much is

Photographing Japan: Felice Beato and Larry Knipfing

Photographing Japan: Felice Beato and Larry Knipfing

By Larry Knipfing | General, Japan, People, Photography

Felice Beato Felice Beato was the first foreign visitor to Japan to capture her images on film. He lived here from 1863 to 1884. A recent exhibition of his works at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Ebisu featured his Japan work as well as pieces from China, India, and Burma. You have probably