All About Japan

Stunning Photos of Japan That Are Free to Use

Whether you need to find breathtaking visuals for a website or pamphlet, or just want to lose yourself in the natural beauty of Japan, this is the place to do it!

American Photographer Promotes Island with Art

American photographer Patrick Tsai is part of a team helping to internationalize and revitalize the island of Shodoshima in the Seto Inland Sea.

10 Totally Instagram-Worthy Spots in Japan

Japan is a wonderfully photogenic country, perfect for photo fans and Instagrammers. Take envy-inducing shots at some of the country's finest spots!

Explore Kyushu on a Sightseeing Train

There are many sightseeing trains in Kyushu, with a wide variety of entertaining events going on in the trains and around the stations. We'll show you how to have much more fun than just looking out the window!

5 Instagram-Worthy Castles for Every Season

Winter, spring, summer or fall, you'll fall in love with these sites, and snap a photo as you do!

Rainbow Contrails Created by Cloud Iridescence

It's not uncommon to see a rainbow in the sky after the rain, but it's definitely a rare and fascinating experience to spot one in the clouds!

Stunning Photos of Japan in 1908

Have a look at rare photographs of japan during a time when simply using a camera required special permission.

16 Superb Views Found in Kyushu

Introducing the natural landscapes and gorgeous harmony you'll find only in Kyushu!

Magical Photographs of Fireflies in Japan

When summer comes along, we look forward to different things. Some of us head to the beach, others to the mountains for camping. But for a select group of photographers in Japan, summer signals the arrival of fireflies and the hunt for the perfect shot!

Portraits of Tokyo’s Stray Cats

There's definitely not a shortage of cat photographs. But for some reason, Masayuki Oki's photographs of street cats stand out in a way that others don’t.

How to Take Somen-Slurping Action Shots

Think a bowl of cold noodles is as dull as... well, a bowl of cold noodles? Your challenge has been accepted.

The Blue Pond in Hokkaido

High levels of aluminum hydroxide turn this Hokkaido pond an incredible shade of blue. If it looks familiar, you may recognize it from Apple's OS X Mountain Lion wallpaper!

Top Photogenic Spots in Shikoku, Japan

One of Japan's four main islands, Shikoku is full of charm. Being a remote island, it has a lot of unique attractions that you simply cannot see anywhere else. Get ready with your camera and take shots of these picturesque spots!

Weird & Wonderful Tokyo Adventures

Check out some of the best offbeat experiences available in Tokyo to see the city from a different perspective.

Stunning Photos Capture Tokyo Nightscape

Transport yourself to a bustling, real-life anime world with this breathtaking photo collection.

Photographing the Many Faces of Mount Fuji

Check out the many ways Mount Fuji photographers capture this glorious mountain!

Visiting 5 Landmarks of Haruki Murakami

Explore five Hanshin-area locations that appear as settings in Haruki Murakami's novels, as well as the landmarks of his life.

A Dog Day Afternoon at the Playground

The look of happiness on this adorable pup’s face makes us want to run out to the park and act like kids again.

Photo Book Documents Ancient Pilgrimage Path

Witness the awe-inspiring shots captured by two photographers who spent eight days wandering ancient routes crisscrossing Japan's largest peninsula.

Spectacular Handheld Bamboo Fireworks Photos

This Aichi-area festival features geysers of light exploding from handheld bamboo cannons!

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