photography

No CG here! Clever camera trick has Ultraman towering over the buildings of a real Japanese city

The tokusatsu icon gets a visual boost from a Yokohama landmark.

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Travel off the beaten path to a secret spot in Japan where bamboo grows wild on an old train line

Like the bamboo grove in Kyoto, but with less tourists and more beauty. 

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Shikoku Island holds world landmark lookalike photography contest judged by AI

Many of the greatest places on Earth are all on one rural Japanese island.

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Girlfriend shows Gundam fan an extremely clever new way to photograph the life-size mech in Tokyo

Almost everyone takes their photos from right underneath the anime robot, but a little distance gives you a whole new perspective.

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Road in Chiba plagued by accidents involving shutterbugs seeking “Chiba-fornia” shots【Video】

Chiba-fornia dreamin’ on such a winter’s day.

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Studio Ghibli-themed photo contest is showcasing and giving away adorable Ghibli merch

”Metaverse”-style exhibition planned for entries to online photography competition.

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Step into a manga at Japan’s 2-D cafes in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto

Magical cafes whisk you away from the harsh realities of 3-D living. 

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Mr. Sato turns into a historical figure through his first-ever wet plate photography session

The process was slightly grueling, but the results were well worth it!

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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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Mr. Sato goes to the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022… front gate【Photos】

Our writer makes the most of a car show without seeing a single car.

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Gray-sky Gundam photo will brighten the hearts of anyone who loves anime or awesomeness

Yokohama’s life-size Gundam always looks incredible, but on this day the timing was just right to take it to a whole other level with an incredible wide-angle shot.

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Photo of snowy Japanese temple wows people around the world

Silent serenity speaks volumes with its overwhelming beauty.

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Japanese Internet mesmerized by photo showing road that appears to go straight into the sky

What kind of tires are we supposed to use for that?

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Christmas photo hack: Create magical images with oil from your body

You don’t need a partner to add romance to your surroundings this holiday season.

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The leaves aren’t the only things changing in this beautiful series of photos from Nagano

Family photos show the cycle of the seasons and a new beginning.

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Photo captures “miracle moment” a sandwich is stolen on Japan’s Miyajima island

It’s not just the deer you have to watch out for at Miyajima — there’s something else looking over your shoulder while you eat your lunch. 

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Japanese company caught out for over-processing autumn leaves photo at popular tourist site

Japan’s fall foliage is beautiful at this time of year, but it definitely doesn’t look like this.

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One of Tokyo’s best museums is also one of Japan’s most amazing secret wedding photo venues【Pics】

There are some hoops you have to jump through, but this is an unforgettable place to have your photos taken when you’re ready to exchange rings.

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Whether you look up or down, there’s beauty all around in these “inverted world” photos from Japan

Gorgeously mysterious photos of the sky above…and a town below?

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VR photography exhibit held in virtual reality by Japan’s Virtual Rights organization

VR event was a virtual feast for the eyes.

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