My article in autumn edition of Jetstar Japan Magazine.

ユリアンの記事および写真はジェットスタージャパンマガジンの10月号に収録されています。 This September I was commissioned by Ink Publishing to interview a few random people about their favourite shops and restaurants in Nagoya City. Following the interviewees advice I found quite a few interesting spots I didn’t know existed – even though I have been living here for over a decade. The article was published in October/November 2014…

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A surgery

  One of the most interesting photo assignments I had this year, was photographing an operation performed by a skilled surgeon and vein specialist Dr. Hamera and his medical team.   * The operating room is a place with very tight rules both formal and informal. In order to effectively and safely do my work in this…

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Kyudo – the way of the bow

  In the modern world, many local and traditional sports have disappeared, or are at least under threat of disappearing, as they are being eliminated by the profit driven global sports industry. Japan is one of the few countries where local and traditional sports still survive today. The cultivation of traditional sports and games is…

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“If I Had Wings…” an exhibition by Junku Nishimura

  A good friend of mine and a gifted artist Junku Nishimura asked me to photo document his latest exhibition titled “If I Had Wings…”. The exhibition and a party took place in Nagoya’s 山山堂, last weekend. ”If I Had Wings…” shows powerful and moving photographs taken by Junku in aftermath of 2011 tsunami in Tohoku…

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Leica m9 – a few user tips

* After going through three different M9’s over a 2-year period and after experiencing all possible problems firsthand, I thought I could share a few user tips that worked for me in addressing some of the camera’s shortcomings. * I only shoot RAW. * The camera’s meter gets easily fooled if there is a bright…

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