Lucky Photography: East-i

I’ve done a few posts where I have referred to ‘lucky photography‘ and I have also done a series of posts about my favourite shinkansen. As with a post about ‘Dr Yellow‘, this post effectively brings the two series of posts together. However, while Dr Yellow is based on a 700-series shinkansen, which finished top…

Photographing the Shinkansen: In and Around Morioka

While it is often easier to photograph shinkansen along the Tokaido Shinkansen due to the high frequency of trains or due to some of the backdrops (e.g. Fuji, the tea fields around Kakegawa or Lake Hamana), sometimes it’s good to get out to somewhere different. This post features some of the photographs I have taken…

Photographing the Shinkansen: Tōhoku Shinkansen in Kantō

When most visitors to Japan think of the shinkansen, I suspect the typical image that comes to mind is that of the white and blue livery of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen. That many of Japan’s attractions lie along the route to Ōsaka, as well as beyond into Kyūshū, further underlines this. This is a shame, for…