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Kyoto’s Top 5 Photogenic Shrines

Take in the rich history and culture when you make a visit at Kyoto's top 5 photogenic shrines!

All About Purikura!

If you're not familiar with the exaggerated features and photographic fun of 'purikura,' you're in luck! This article takes a deeper look at the rise of these 'kawaii' Japanese photo booths, and what to expect when you visit one.

Mount Fuji Shining Bright Like a Diamond

Fuji aficionados rushed to get their cameras set up to see the sun rising over Mount Fuji, creating a dazzling diamond-like form that appears around the Winter Solstice. Click through to check out the stellar video.

Marvel at the Art of Long Exposure Photographs

Japanese artist Tokihiro Sato has been mastering the art of long exposure photography, and Spoon & Tamago has collected some of his coolest moments.

Bread Artists Creations Look Too Good to Eat!

One Japanese artist has been heating up the bread community with her adorable toast art.

Gorgeous Moonlit Shots from Around the World

As you probably know, moonlight is mostly sunlight that’s reflected off the lunar surface. So it varies greatly depending on the phase of the moon. But that hasn’t stopped photographer Kenji Ishikawa from capturing some otherworldly views of our planet.

Photographs of Snow Covered Tokyo

Japanese photographer Yusuke Komatsu's "Snow in Tokyo" series shows the beauty of Japan's huge metropolis on the rare occasions it receives snowfall.

Top 10 Photogenic Spots in Nagasaki

As the epicenter where western culture entered Japan, Nagasaki is a prefecture unlike any other. It is also brimming with gorgeous spots that are just begging to be photographed!

Picture-Perfect Hidden Gems in Tokyo

Tokyo is a massive metropolis, with many hidden areas you're unlikely to find in any guidebook. Check out these lesser known spots just begging to be photographed!

Kyoto's Top 5 Photogenic Temples & Sanctuaries

Kyoto is full of jaw-dropping and historic temples, so narrowing down a list to only five was quite the challenge! Our friends at Trip101 present Kyoto's top 5 photogenic temples!

11 Photogenic Places in Nagoya

The birthplace of some of Japan's most prolific samurai, Nagoya is full of tons of gorgeous spots just begging to be photographed!

Eerie Long-Exposure Photographs of Torii

In 2019, German photographer Ronny Behnert traveled around Japan visiting various torii gates. And while everyone who visits Japan surely has countless torii pictures, his long-exposure photos are like something from another world.

Travel to Toyama to Peek the Japanese Alps

Who knew Japan had its very own Alps? And they are right in the heart of the nation.

Camera-Inspired Edo Kiriko Glasses from Canon

Camera lovers need to snap up these stylish drinking glasses, inspired by Canon cameras and made from traditional Edo Kiriko glass.

Japanese Photographer Captures Deserted Tokyo

For almost 30 years, Japanese photographer Masataka Nakano has been capturing moments where Tokyo seems like a ghost town.

A Stunning Photographic Look at Japan 2019

As the year comes to an end, we’re afforded several opportunities to reflect on the past 12 months, such as the Kansai Photojournalism Awards., where exceptional photojournalism and videography from 2019 were recognized by the association.

Kitamura Shop Like Theme Park for Camera Fans

Kitamura Camera's new location, which just opened in early July 2020, hopes to become a one-stop-shop for amateur and professional photographers alike. And Spoon & Tamago has the scoop!

Bodybuilder Muscling His Way into Stock Photos

Muscle Plus wants to be your source for muscular images. Because if no one else was going to provide them, well-known bodybuilder Akihito Ohara figured it was up to him.

Photography Shows Life in Japan 100 Years Ago

Thanks to Eliza Scidmore, we can see images of everyday life in Japan, with some photographs over 100 years old.

Happo-en: a Japanese Garden Hidden in Tokyo

Happo-en is a hidden gem featuring a traditional tea house, koi pond, bonsai, cherry trees, and everything else a Japanese garden should have.

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