Power Of Studio Strobes

WHAT IS STROBE POWER AND HOW MUCH DO I NEED? Photographers love to get overly technical sometimes when talking about strobes. How to measure light output, guide numbers, falloff etc. Although that can be interesting and useful, what most people care about when buying strobes is Power, Features, and Price. UNDERSTANDING WATT SECONDS If you’re…

Halloween 2019

This year for Halloween I decided to go out the other way from Shibuya and turn things up out in Fussa, just outside of the Yokota Airforce Base on the legendary ‘Bar Row.’ Basically this is a street just down from the main intersection at Fussa Station that has 20 small bars or so. This…

Tokyo Motor Show 2019

Made it out to the Big Sight & Aomi Annex for this year’s Tokyo Motor Show. Usually this show is a big time event for all the car makers to showcase their upcoming production series vehicles as well as show off their concepts for the future. This year was quite a disappointment in that whole…

World Cosplay Summit 2019

Congratulations to team Australia for becoming the WCS 2019 Grand Champion. This year’s format of the WCS is always changing… this year we had a Tokyo Round which gave the top 8 teams a ‘bye’ in the Nagoya Round which the remaining 32 teams competed on stage and only the top 16 teams went into…

2019 Suzuka 8 Hours

this is the 42nd running of the Suzuka 8 Hours World Endurance Series, which has always been an exciting race to shoot. Typically the weather is rather steamy and hot because its the start of the summer just after the wet and soggy rainy season finishes up. Summer also is the kick off for typhoon…

S2O Japan 2019

July 13th (Sat), 14th (Sun) and 15th (Mon) 2019: A music festival that brings the Thai water festival all over the world, “S2O JAPAN SONGKRAN MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019 (Japan Songkran Music Festival 2019 – “S2O JAPAN 2019”) was held. Top world DJs such as Knife Party, Nicky Romero, Showtek and Yellow Claw as headliners, in…

EDC Japan 2019

This year, the EDC Japan festival was expected to be even bigger and more diverse in its musical offerings, with hip-hop, trap, techno and house music—complemented by talent from Japan’s local music scene. HARD and Factory 93, two of Insomniac’s most distinctive brands, will be hosting stages at EDC Japan for the first time. HARD…

Miss Hooters Japan 2019

The finals for the Miss Hooters Japan 2019 contest was held at Hooters Shinjuku and there were tickets on sale. General admission tickets to the finals (which include the right to vote), are 5000 yen, and VIP tickets (limited to 10) are 14,000 yen. The champion will go to the Miss Hooters World Championship in…

Shooting Some Hoops

Was able to get some basketball tickets for the Shibuya Sun Rockers B.League home stand against the Niigata Albirex. It was pretty fun time to shoot some shots from the stands, so I decided to go back the next day with media access and shoot some more, this time from the floor. Shooting from the…

Tokyo Auto Salon 2019

First big event kicking off 2019, the Tokyo Auto Salon. This show is the mecca for car modification and the tune-up accessories, one of the biggest events in the world. Held annually in January, over 1,000 cars and 4,000 booths showcasing accessories and add-ons attract about 300,000 visitors, including press members and celebrities from the…