Noh photography – perspectives on perfection

From January 16th to the 22nd at the Tokyo portrait gallery, close to Yotsuya station, members of the Noh Theatre Photographers Association 能楽写真協会 will exhibit pictures collected under the theme 'Heike zanshō' 平家残照, or 'Afterglow of the Heike'. The title refers both to the Taira clan (aka Heike) and to the Heike monogatari, the warrior epic …

Selfish photography

I got myself a new camera and today I happened to go to a traditional performing art recital. I realized that I spent more time playing with my camera than actually watching the performances. I was in good company: many people around me were doing the same thing. Reflecting on what I was doing I …