Japanese Bridge at the entrance to Sansho-En by John Gaffen

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Scenic Japanese brigde joining different parts of the Japanese Gardens at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. A Japanese stone lantern, tachi gata pedestal stone lanterns is in the foreground.

Thinking of Japan and its people today in light of the terrible earthquake (Image uploaded 11.03.2011)


japanes bridge, tranquil, peacful, japanese garden, willow tree, lake, japanes stone lantern, reflections, wooden bridge

I was a scientist for many years, working in the field of medical research, both in academia and in industry. In late 2004, I left science to pursue my creative interests in photography and the visual arts.

I am now a professional photographer living in South East London. You can view my professional photography website at:-

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  • gingermegs
    gingermegsover 3 years ago

    Lovely capture John!

  • Thanks very much gingermegs, I’ve always liked this image as it reminds me of my visit to these peaceful and beautiful gardens.

    – John Gaffen

  • sharlee
    sharleeover 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS ~ Your image has been featured in “A Garden Somewhere” !

  • Thanks very much sharlee, I’m very pleased to be featured!

    – John Gaffen

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 3 years ago

  • Thanks very much your comments Karen, I’m delighted to be featured in ‘a garden somewhere’.

    – John Gaffen

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellover 3 years ago

    Please consider adding this to All Glorious Gardens- it’s wonderful and delightful!

  • Hi Marilyn, Thanks, for you comment, I’ve already submitted this image to, and been accepted in All Glorious Gardens.

    – John Gaffen

  • Emilie Trammell
    Emilie Trammellover 3 years ago

  • Thanks for your message and banner Emilie!

    – John Gaffen

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGalmost 2 years ago

  • Thanks PhotosByG, I’m very pleased to have this image featured again!

    – John Gaffen

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