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  1. The 5 Best Free Attractions in Tokyo

    11 Oct 2019
    As anyone will tell you, Japan, albeit an amazing place to visit, is not cheap. While it may not be as expensive as the likes of Singapore or Paris, it’s worth researching budget advice while preparing for your trip to Tokyo. That being said, the city is also home to…

  2. The Factory Workers of Japan

    29 Sep 2019
    As a professional photographer in Japan, most of my clients contact me for portrait photography in Tokyo. On occasion however, publications will reach out to me for editorial photography throughout Asia. I was recently contacted by the Japan National Tourism Organization to shoot a series of photos in Ishikawa and Fukui Prefecture…

  3. Portrait Photography in Tokyo with Francis

    13 Sep 2019
    We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but I believe a great portrait can speak volumes. When putting your face out there in the world; be it on your website, LinkedIn, or even online dating profiles, the picture you choose to represent yourself tells a story to your audience…

  4. Mount Fuji Bachelorette Party

    02 Sep 2019
    To celebrate her upcoming wedding, Gloria and six of her friends decided to plan a special trip to Japan. The highlight of their weekend getaway was to be a one day trip to the Mount Fuji lakes region to take in some of world-famous views. Before heading to Japan, the…

  5. Tokyo Event Photography with Nina

    28 Aug 2019
    I recently had the pleasure of photographing Ninachella; the yearly birthday bash of my good friend, Nina Cataldo. This year was an extra special occasion, as it also served as a going away party before she sets sail with Peace Boat in the coming days. Rather than my usual posed…

  6. 5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Travel Photos

    05 Aug 2019
    As a photographer in Tokyo, I’ve seen my fair share of tourists snapping travel photos. While it’s fantastic that people are documenting their adventures (With the exception of selfie sticks. Those things are a plague that need to be stopped), I have seen far too many vacation photos from family and friends…

  7. Portrait Photography in Tokyo with Nina

    30 Jul 2019
    Most people are lucky to be able to do one or two things extremely well. As a bilingual speaker, accomplished photojournalist, experienced brand consultant and travel junky with an impressive list of countries to her name, Nina Cataldo tends to make your average person look lazy in comparison.  As a…

  8. Capturing the Rainy Season in Tokyo

    21 Jul 2019
    Japan is currently in its rainy season, and during this time of year, isolated downpours that seem to stalk you throughout the day are the norm. I wanted to put together a photo shoot in Tokyo that captured the essence of this season, and decided what better way to do so…

  9. 5 Ways to Prepare for Your Upcoming Trip to Tokyo

    14 Jul 2019
    So you’ve finally decided to visit Tokyo. Perhaps you’ve been a lifelong fan of Japanese culture, or maybe you were simply inspired by some pictures of Tokyo you saw on Instagram. No matter the reason, rest assured that you have made the right choice. Tokyo is undoubtedly one of the most unique and…

  10. Art Aquarium: The Incredible Living Art Exhibit in Tokyo

    08 Jul 2019
    Three women in kimono taking in the sights of Art Aquarium. This past weekend, I was invited to photograph the press screening of Art Aquarium; a stunning exhibition in Tokyo that combines otherworldly scenery with Japanese goldfish known as kingyo. I was invited to the pre-screening of Art…

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