Nostalgia for no reason (Music Finds 12)

Music Finds While in a pleasant situation, I got the idea for this post. Sometimes I come across a song that gives me feelings of nostalgia, but for no reason. I’ve never experienced anything worth remembering that could be linked to the nostalgia I feel, no sentimental memories, no heartbreaks at the station, no lost […]

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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 […]

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.

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 […]

A little more

AREKU nature photogrpahy landscape tree

Follow the river

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

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 […]

Underpass and graffiti

  A few older pictures from an unknown city 

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 […]