a personal introduction to Japanese photography
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has banned one of three advertisements for the Italian mosaic tile company Bisazza shot by Nobuyoshi Araki on the grounds that “the ad had caused serious offence to some readers”. Tweet...
Pentax K1000 with 50mm f1.8 lens
This was being shot by a visitor from Thailand- the K1000 is known as THE ubiquitous student camera seemingly everywhere in the world but one that’s somewhat rare in Japan. Indeed, the only ones I’ve ever seen in Tokyo have been around the necks of foreign visitors. For whatever reason Japanese student cameras are usually Nikon FM2s. Can’t go wrong with a solid Pentax like this, though.John Sypal's Tokyo Camera Style documents the camera fashion and culture in today's Tokyo.