Still wandering around Tokyo, this time to the west side of Mitaka to have an unexpected long visit Studio Ghibli. After Studio Ghibli, an hour train ride including a Monorail Transfer to Tokyo’s Artificial Futuristic Island in Odaiba. Back then, I’m an avid fan of Japanese Variety show especially Mecha Ike. After exploring around Fuji … Continue reading Japan Memoir 2010 #03
My first trip to Japan and the most memorable one until now is back in 2010 where I visited Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Hiroshima and then Fukuoka for 15 days before heading back to Malaysia. I only brought 1 camera, which is Ricoh GR II with me. 2nd day in Tokyo. Everything is still fresh … Continue reading Japan Memoir #02
Back in 2010, My desire to visit Japan is very high.Without any second thought, I started to save and spend less on unwanted stuff. October 2010, with a new direct flight from Kota Kinabalu to Haneda. I depart late midnight and arrive Tokyo before the sun rises. Instead of bringing my 5D Mark II as … Continue reading Japan Memoirs 2010 #01
1st week as 2nd Generation of AYF Fellows has come to an end. First 2 days is the preparation of Commencement Ceremony for us and Most of the time is to visit most of Pasona’s Facilities around Awaji Island and get to know the person who are in charge and also hows everything work during … Continue reading 1st Week in Awaji Island, Japan
Enjoy some random photo I took from my Nex-5 and also iphone 5. One week in Tokyo is never enough. Hope I can stay longer after I apply Artist Visa. Hope I get it though. I’m almost done with Two Mountains Opening Reception Stories, just give me a few more days waiting for a few … Continue reading Photo Diary : One Week in Tokyo.
It’s been 6 years, that I last met Mr Hiraga when he gave me an opportunity to work as his assistant as my first related photography job in Japan. Although it didn’t long last, due to I just move to Japan like a week later with a very limited Japanese language capability during those days. … Continue reading My First Photo Assisting job in Tokyo with Hiraga Masaaki.
While am in Tokyo just for a short week to attend the opening reception of the exhibition, manage to catch up with a few friends around Tokyo. Contacted Nicolas via Facebook and ask his whereabout and he told me he will be around Ikebukuro with Bahag to cover a political campaign speech in-front of West … Continue reading A day with Bahag with Nico in Ikebukuro.
Back in 2014, when Steven contacted me that he and Naoko (Curator for Klee Inc Japan) are going to create a project called Two Mountain and wanted me to be part of the first batch of Photographer. Without hesitation I gladly accept it. It’s an honour because it is rare for a person like me. … Continue reading Two Mountains : Mount Fuji & Mount Kinabalu Photography Exhibition in Tokyo.