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.
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!
12 Photogenic Spots Perfect for a Tokyo Trip
There are many cool places to visit with fantastic photo opportunities in and around the Tokyo area.
Our 12 Favorite ’First Time in Japan’ Photos
Every person's first time in Japan is unique and exciting. Here's a compilation of our 12 favorite pics from people who made the journey for the first time!
Grandma Proves Art is Timeless
An 89-year-old photographer teaches us all a lesson in lifelong learning, and keeping a sense of humor.
These Stray Cats Have Serious Ninja Skills!
A Kyushu-based photographer is snapping shots of adorable strays while they demonstrate their purrfect form!
10 Snow Spots in Japan Perfect for Instagram
If you want to get your 'Gram game going while traveling in the land of the rising sun in winter, make sure to keep in mind these Instagram-worthy spots for your itinerary.
Vending Machines: Beacons in the Snow
Vending machines are ubiquitous in Japan and can be found even in the most remote of areas. One artist was transfixed by the juxtaposition of these machines against the snow-covered landscapes of Hokkaido's winter.
In & Around Tokyo: Off the Beaten Track
A typical trip to Japan would likely include Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo or a perhaps day trip to the countryside. However, from ancient treasures to modern marvels, there's richness and rewards for those, like André Mazzone, who take the road less traveled.
The Weird Art of Everyday Life
This Japanese artist uses their keen photographic eye to capture strange, intimate moments of everyday life found on city streets.
12 Instagram-Perfect Spots Just Outside Tokyo
Tokyo is great, there’s no doubt about that, but sometimes you just want to escape and see another side of Japan. And we’re here to help you do just that with these easy day-trips from Tokyo that are perfect for your Instagram feed.
Instagramable Shopping Street Kagurazaka
In the middle of Tokyo, there's a calm shopping street that is visited mainly by locals: Kagurazaka. Its photogenic stores have started to attract tourist attention and their camera snaps. Let us introduce you to our Insta-bae (Instagramable) selections!
Glimpse the Artistic Side of Yokohama
One artistic taxi driver uses photography to capture the everyday poetry of his job.
Flying the Nest Heads to Miyagi for Winter Fun
Stephen and Jess head to Miyagi for a winter wonderland full of powdery snow, winter sports and even a crafting experience.
Zooming Across Japan to Miyazaki Prefecture
From the most famous spot in Takachiho, the Takachiho Gorge, to the magnificent power spot Amano Yasugawara, Jasmine of Zooming Japan is going on a journey taking you all around the prefecture to experience the marvelous nature, culture and food.
Share Your Pics of Japan's National Parks!
Enjoy Japan's national parks? Until December 31, share your photos with the My Favorite National Parks campaign hashtags and help share the nation's beautiful parks with the world!
Instagram-Worthy Rainy Day Spots in Japan
Believe it or not, there are some places in Japan that are even more beautiful when it rains! Once you see these photos, you'll surely want to visit them and see first-hand!
Take a Photo Trip to the Tohoku Sanriku Coast
Come along with us as we visit the Sanriku Coastal Area, a beautiful coastline in the northeastern part of Japan's largest island with breathtaking geographical variety.
6 Stylish Cafés in Tokyo Perfect for Instagram
We're rounding up the most stylish cafés in Tokyo to snap an Instagram-worthy moment to post on your feed and impress your friends.
Finding Beauty in the Crowd
Tokyo is one of the world's most densely populated metropolitan cities, and one artist is finding beauty in the everyday clutter.