桜夕景2024 湘南吾妻山,Sakura Sunset 2024 Shonan Azumayama,櫻夕景2024 湘南吾妻山


 鶯の老を鳴くなり遅桜  子規  

 Spring has finally arrived at Azuma Mountain, and I will love this year’s cherry blossoms. Mt. Fuji was obscured by clouds and the Izu Peninsula was hazy, but the calm atmosphere created a quiet spring. I heard a the sound of Japanese nightingale for the first time this year.


20240406 Azumayama Ninomiya Kanagawa

離島ブルース 種子島,Island Bruce Tanegashima,孤島佈魯斯 種子島


  鉄砲のとゞかぬ空や鳥帰る 子規

 I stood on Cape Takakura, the southernmost point of Tanegashima. Yakushima can be seen in the west. The Portuguese once landed here and introduced guns to Japan. A monument stood quietly on the shore where they landed. The Tanegashima Space Center can be faintly seen beyond.  


20240211 Tanegashima Kagoshima

岩手山の冬, Winter on Mt. Iwate,巖手山的冬天


 むく方へ風のもてくる吹雪かな 子規

 Two years ago, I visited Iwate in winter and saw the magnificent view of Mt. Iwate from Morioka and Hachimantai. I looked at Mt. Iwate from Kaiun Bridge and watched the sunset from the snowy ruins of Morioka Castle. The cold in Hachimantai was severe, but the blue sky and Mt. Iwate bristling across the snowy fields were amazing.  


20220117 Hachimantai Iwate prefecture

初日の出 茅ヶ崎海岸 2024,First Sunrise in Chigasaki Beach 2024,第一次日出 茅崎海岸 2024


 星は消え月はしらみて初日の出 子規

 The new year dawned. This New Year’s Day is also nice and sunny. It’s warmer than usual and the surfers look comfortable. This year’s Oriental zodiac is the dragon. The year of the dragon is said to be a year of transformation and upheaval. I wish you all the best.  


20240101 Chigasaki Beach Kanagawa

渚の少女 2023,A girl in the beach 2023,海濱少女 2023


龍宮も女さわぎで波がたち  子規

Early summer dusk. I watched the sun go down. A girl is playing on the beach. The silhouette looks beautiful against the beach. It was like a picture.  


20231216 Chigasaki Beach Kanagawa

龍 2023,Dragon 2023,龍 2023


 龍となり虎となり月の雲一片  子規

 One day at dusk. Horribly red-hot clouds reminiscent of dragons appeared in the sky over Chigasaki. I fell in love with nature’s beauty for a while. Mt. Fuji was quietly watching.  


20230430 Chigasaki Kanagawa

深まる秋 2023, Autumn is deepening 2023,深秋2023


 遊ぶ子のひとり帰るや秋のくれ 子規

 Autumn is deepening after the hottest summer in history. The scent of goldwood rhinoceros disappeared, and Ritto came. Sunsets are getting sharper by the day. I want to enjoy the atmosphere of late autumn. We have just over a month left this year. I started preparing New Year’s cards.  


20231029 Chigasaki Beach Kanagawa

富士山嶺 2023,Top of Mt.Fuji 2023, 富士山頂 2023

富士山頂を久々に拝む。「あたまを雲の上に出し 四方の山を見降ろして…」(童謡「ふじの山」)のとおりの眺めだ。この撮影のあとしばらくして初冠雪があったらしい。富士山にも冬の季節が近づいている。美しい風景をしばし楽しんだ。今年もあと2か月半か。

 西行の顏も見えけり富士の山 子規 

I worship the top of Mt. Fuji for the first time in a long time. The view is exactly as described in the children’s song “Mt. Fuji”: “Put your head above the clouds and look down at the surrounding mountains …” Apparently there was the first snow cover a while after this shoot. The winter season is approaching for Mount Fuji, too. I enjoyed the beautiful scenery for a while. Another two and a half months this year.  

久違地參拜富士山山頂。正如童謠《富士之山》 (音譯) 所說的那樣,“讓青玉站在雲上,看著周圍的山…”。在這次拍攝之後,似乎有一段時間的第一場雪。富士山也即將迎來冬季。欣賞了美麗的風景。今年還有兩個半月。

20230920 Above Mt.Fuji

小さな秋 茅ケ崎2023,Glimpse of fall Chigasaki2023,小秋 茅崎2023


 秋風はまだこえかねつ雲の峰 子規

Little autumn has finally arrived on the beach at Chigasaki. The sun setting over Mt. Fuji also looks somewhat cool. It’s already October. The cold dew that falls on plants and trees in the 24 seasons is also near. There are three months left in the year. The sky is high.


20230918 Chigasaki Beach Kanagawa

晩夏 2023,Ending summer 2023,晩夏 2023


ゆく夏に名残る暑さは  夕焼けを吸って燃え立つ葉鶏頭       荒井由実

 Summer is passing. This summer has been the hottest ever, but by the day the sounds of cicadas have become quieter and the one of insects in the grass louder. There is something melancholy about the sound of evening cicadas. The sky rises and autumn comes.  


20220924 Chigasaki Beach Kanagawa