Photographing Planes at Nagasaki Airport

In the next of my series of posts about photographing planes, I will be focussing on Nagasaki Airport (長崎空港) . I visited the airport during my busy fieldwork trip to Japan, holding research interviews in the city. The airport is on a man-made island in Omura Bay and so some distance from Nagasaki city itself,…

3/11, Airports and Airlines

I wasn’t in Japan on 11 March 2011. The ‘triple disaster’ of ‘3/11’ came as I was completing my book Dealing with Disaster in Japan, and I made a couple of late amendments to include reference to the disaster, but that book’s main focus was the 1985 flight JL123 crash. Many asked me whether I…