Is Japan’s “Hai, Cheese!” photo culture becoming obsolete?

More and more young Japanese women are saying “peace out” to old photo-taking customs.

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The beautiful booth models of Japan’s CP+ camera expo【Photos】

We were inspired to take more than a few pictures on our visit to the ongoing trade show taking place south of Tokyo.

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Let Japan’s beloved anime cat keep an eye on the road for you with the Hello Kitty Drive Recorder

It’s the cutest dashboard camera we’ve ever seen!

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Nikon is marketing its cameras directly to cosplayers with Cosgenic cosplay photo tip series

Costuming and makeup are just the first steps towards a great cosplay photo shoot, so the Japanese camera maker is here to help with the rest.

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Clean your SLR ASAP with this cool fan that blasts dust out of your camera in just 60 seconds

Aside from the higher quality photos they generally take, the great thing about SLR cameras is their modular nature. Being able to swap lenses in and out means that you can always be equipped with the best setup for the differing needs of properly photographing scenic mountainscapes, quietly nesting waterfowl, or provocatively posing swimsuit models (or provocatively posing waterfowl, because hey, it’s your camera to do with as you please).

The downside, though, is that the freedom to remove lenses comes with the risk of dust and other debris being introduced through the connectors and marring your photos. Now, though, there’s a quick and easy way to keep your pictures looking top-notch, in the form of a snap-on fan that’ll keep your camera’s interior bits as clean as the images you’re looking to capture with it.

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Yamanote trains become moving exhibition spaces

Weird and wonderful things happen on Tokyo’s Yamanote train line. From puzzle-solving challenges to weddings and men walking ears of corn, it seems the popular downtown route is a great way get on board with new trends.

From this month, Yamanote line trains will be continuing their tradition of innovation with a surprising collection of artistic photographs. Mounted at a perfect angle for the eye of the passenger, these photos will take you away from the discomfort of a crowded train and transport you to a much more beautiful place.

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