Archive for February, 2013

The Swan Lake

The Swan Lake

This was the last shooting day in Hokkaido, what a great experience, it was very cold and the  combination of Low temperature, hot springs vapors and the sun made it in to a very good shooting situation for us.   In this image you can see the effects of sun reflection through the hot spring […]


The Tanacho ( the bird of good omen )

The Tanacho ( the bird of good omen )

Since the ancient time the Ainu people consider the Japanese crane ( The Tancho ) the god of marsh land. This is the only non migratory crane in the world and it lives in eastern part of Hokkaido, Kushiro marsh where they nest in the spring. in 1910 they thought that Tancho was radiated do […]


The only place where monkey bathe

The only place where monkey bathe

In central Japan, close to Yudanaka is the Jigokudani Yaen Koen park. In this park the Japanese Macaque  have an unique behavior. Do to the elevation and long winters, where snow covers the ground for about 3 month, the primates did learn how to take advantage of  bathing in the hot springs during the harsh […]


Snow monkeys and the photography

Snow monkeys and the photography

Snow monkeys and many photographers, this days the photo situation at this beautiful place is different. Few years a go when I worked with Art Wolfe, Sean White and Carol Bower on the Travel to the edge TV Show , it wasn’t like this, you could breath and photograph, this days you get breathless do to the stress […]


On Location – First day in Japan

On Location - First day in Japan

Here are few images from our first day in the Japanese Alps, Nagano district, Yudanaka town. Tomorrow morning hike to the Snow macaques. The town in the mirror . Art Wolfe explaining to the group where and what. Vender Machine   Lanterns and snow on the metal roof.   Japanese inscription on wood. Pine needles […]


Catch of the day – Inle lake / Myanmar

Catch of the day - Inle lake / Myanmar

We had two days in Inle Lake. First day we did have an amazing light conditions, we photograph the fisherman and their pyramidal nets at sunset. Here is a fisherman showing his catch.                                    


On Location, Mandalay – Myanmar – 2013

On Location, Mandalay - Myanmar - 2013

The streets and temples of Mandalay and surounding areas