The second batch of Sakura or Cherry blossom photos I took for the Special.T commercial campaign back in spring. This was on one of the very few truly fine days of the spring so I got out and took as many photos as I possible could. I saw one happy couple having their wedding photos taken in the famous park on top of the Yamate area near Yokohama’s Yamashita park. I hope they had a great marriage and a big party afterwards! Just looking at these photos make me long for next year’s cherry blossom season!
Better late than never – here are some photos from the gorgeous sakura season a couple of months ago, this time in Yokohama’s Minator Mirai area. I took these for the sakura tea campaign for the French Special.T brand, you can find more of my photos on their Pinterest page, along with several other photographers both Japanese and foreign. I think I have gotten hooked on getting photos of kids trying to catch or smell the flowers, I always manage to get one of those shots! Enjoy!
Feeding birds seems to be an almost universal pastime for the elderly of all nations on Earth. Here is a gentleman that I met in Yokohama who was kind enough to allow my photography as he was feeding the local gulls one fine afternoon in the sun. When I get to be his age I hope I can return the favor and do my share of bird feeding as well!
A couple of weeks ago while in Yokohama I took these photos of the fantastically colored sky and the city. It was a once-in-a-decade sort of sky, very cool. I also visited the international pier at Minato Mirai, the Osanbashi. Easily one of the most interesting landmarks of Yokohama, and one of the rare examples of perfect modern architecture. A must visit!