Posted by HC on May 13, 2013
WestLicht will hold an antique camera auction on May 25th. http://www.westlicht-auction.com/
I was invited to their pre-auction presentation last weekend. In the past few years, there has been a strong demand of Leica cameras from Chinese buyers. That’s why WestLicht demonstrated most valuable items in this year’s auction in Hong Kong including a gold plated Leica III produced in 1931. The estimated value is between 250 – 300K Euro. We will see how much it will be sold for …… read more →
Posted by HC on Apr 27, 2013
This is final sets of photos that I’ve taken in Kyoto and Osaka in early April.
Taking a train from Osaka to Kyoto is quite convenient. It took only about 40 minutes.
People spend 10 – 20% of their daily life on trains. Reading books, browsing phones, or sleeping are typical ways to kill time during their commutes.
Political campaign posters could still be seen on the street of Kyoto. Men walking by without paying any attention to the… read more →
Posted by HC on Apr 12, 2013
While we were walking at the Philosopher’s Walk 哲學の道 in Kyoto last week. My daughter saw a rickshaw and wanted to have a ride.
Meet Yamada Takayuki 山田孝之. He is a professional rickshaw puller. You can tell that he loves his profession, likes to meet new people, and is extremely good with kids. He took us through some amazing streets full of sakura trees and flowers and has definitely made our trip in Kyoto a memorable one.
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Posted by HC on Apr 08, 2013
Last Wednesday night in Kyoto, I left my wife and daughter in the hotel (with their permission ) and went out for a late evening walk along the Minamikurumaya-dori Street. I didn’t expect much until I got there. The true beauty of cherry blossom revealed its beauty in the evening.
More shots from my Osaka and Kyoto trip tomorrow.
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