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Classified Territory

Recently I took a ride into an old area which I haven’t visited since about 3 years ago. Much of the landscape have changed since my last visit; where there once were forest are now open fields, where there once were legacies are now only crumbling stones reclaimed by nature. This is near classified area, meaning […]

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AREKU photography 2007-2010 (old MP627)

As a follow-up post to yesterdays revisiting of my old camera, here’s some photos I’ve dug out from the archives, dating back to between 2007-2010.

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Revisiting the HP M627

My faithful camera fell into the water last week (which you can read about here) and is now living in a bag of rice, with the hope of it soon being functional. Without a digital SLR (well I still got the Canon, but that’s mainly for work), I searched my shelf for something to continue […]

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Camera in the water

While out shooting today, I had my first real mishap with my camera. I’ve had this camera for about 5 ½ years now, and though it’s a bit beaten up, I’ve never had any complications with it until today (which is a sign of how much more reliable and sturdy these entry-line DSRL’s are than […]

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A little more

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Follow the river

Following the river in the opposite direction – I met a frog caught in a bucket, grief and the sunset. 

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Music Finds #11 – Some J to your Rock

Music Finds “Music Finds” is a new series, with new posts here on the blog each Wednesday. The concept is as follows: As I listen to a lot of music, I from time to time finds a piece that sticks out, sometimes because it’s quirky, mixed two very unlikely genres, unlikely instruments, or just damn […]

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Underpass and graffiti

  A few older pictures from an unknown city 

April Stats

5 most read posts in April

So, it’s now May, and as we’ve now entered a new month I thought it was time to summarize the most read posts of April, in case any of my reader missed one! ( 0. 日本語 ) 1.  http://areku.org/blog/close-up-macro-arekuchallenge-photo-competition/ – The #AREKUchallenge draws a lot of readers, and for that I’m really happy! The latest leg of […]

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hide命日

18 years have past. hide was and is one of my few inspirations. His impact on the Japanese music scene is in no doubt, and even oversees he made an impact. For me, he made a huge difference. I won’t talk too much about how he inspired me, that is for another post, as today […]