Photographing the Shinkansen: Tokuyama Station

I have previously written a post about taking photographs near Fukuyama and Tokuyama stations, but Tokuyama station itself is one of my favourite stations to get out and get some shinkansen photographs. The key thing about Tokuyama station from a photography point of view is that it is on a bend, allowing you to get…

Photographing the Shinkansen: Okayama

So far this series of articles has concentrated on photo locations which are easily accessible by public transport and by foot. While the locations in this article can be done by using buses or local trains, I would not recommend it. Instead, hire a car. This is not difficult and, assuming the car has –…

Photographing the Shinkansen: Fukuyama and Tokuyama

While the frequency of trains along the Sanyō Shinkansen is not as great at the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, meaning longer waits between shots, there is a much greater variation in rolling stock. There are a number of good photo spots along the line. In this article I will discuss two of these; Fukuyama and Higashi-Hiroshima. Fukuyama…