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Front Door To Ryokan Bridge Over Bay Home Reflected In Cut Rice Field Light Up At Hida Folk Village Ice Falls In Shadow Road Lined With Lanterns Mark And David With Bikes Castle With Swans Frost Covered Trees Hot Spring Eggs For Sale Helen And I In The Bath Onsen Eggs For Sale Hot Spring Source In Kusatsu Kintai-kyo Bridge Prayer Wheels Going Down A Bomb Memorial Castle Over City Glowing Waterfall Castle With Interior Moat Giant Crab Cable Car Waiting Rock Garden Parade Walking Past Torches Walking Into Torii Tunnel Golden Statue Joren Waterfall End Of Gorge Us At Volcano Eggs Cooking Oguni Village North Boiling Red Spring at Umi Jigoku Market With Palm Trees
Lit Lanterns Lit Lanterns
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Lit Lanterns

Stone Lantern With Snow On Top I call this a "Chicken Cordon Bleu" shot - take something cool and put in in the foreground (but not in the center) and then add something else cool and use it to fill the background. If you don't like the chicken, maybe you will like the ham.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Stone Lantern With Snow On Top

Fountain Next To Lantern Fountain Next To Lantern
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Fountain Next To Lantern

Knitted Hat On Jizo The saturation on this hat was so extreme I had to under expose by three stops to not loose the detail. Matrix metering doesn't solve every scene.
Tags: Jizo
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Knitted Hat On Jizo

Statue Being Grown Over I wonder how old this statue is.
Tags: Japan, Jizo, moss
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Statue Being Grown Over

Well Wrapped Jizo Well Wrapped Jizo
Tags: Jizo
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Well Wrapped Jizo

Gate Breaking Down Torri rarely fall to this level of disrepair. I really like the moss growing on top of the posts. The stones on top of the cross bar is a common theme in Japan - often you get a reward (luck, a child etc) if you can throw a rock and have it land on the cross bar. Often there are additional requirements - off hand, stand behind the line, etc.
Tags: Japan, moss, torii
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Gate Breaking Down

Cable Car Waiting I believe this is Gokurakubashi Station. You get off a regular train that flowly brought you up the valley and then get on the Cable line (the tilted car shown) to get tup the mountain.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Cable Car Waiting

Short Tree Growing In Space Short Tree Growing In Space
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Short Tree Growing In Space

Torii Overwhelmed By Cedar Tree Torii Overwhelmed By Cedar Tree
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Mt Koya > Torii Overwhelmed By Cedar Tree