I am a teacher of English and I have been living in Japan for the past 25 years. I started taking photographs seriously about three years ago, after I got a Canon G9 as a birthday present. Although, I used to be very interested in photography at University I basically became interested again when my 6 year old son started to use my old Nikon point and shoot. He loves insects and nature and we spend a lot of the weekends walking around looking for interesting macro subjects to shoot. He’s getting good and there’s a bit of rivalry between us to the point that he’ll push me out the way if he thinks I’ve got a good subject or a better angle!
As well as the photos, I also direct animated movies in the ‘machinima’ style, which can be seen here;
Made my first calendar for 2014. ‘The Power of One’ with a series of images based around the theme of solitude. You can find it below. / A Happy Christmas and New Year : ) / Paul
As some of you know, as well as the photos I also make animated movies. So to go with my Valentine’s Day image I’ve embedded a short comedy Valentine movie based on a true story. Both of these you can see here; / Linked Text / Paul ; )
Like buses, it seems that good things come in groups. In the past week a lot of my photos have shown up on Redbubble in one way or another and I’m very happy at all of the attention. My thanks go out to all the people who have commented on my images, voted for them or chosen them as features. I’d particularly like to thank; Japan Through the Lens group for both featuring my image R…
Haven’t written in a while but this has been an amazing couple of days. Two features and a redbubble homepage feature which has thrilled me to the core. So many thanks to everyone involved who thinks my images worthy of such honors. First to the Image Writing Group for featuring ‘Tsuri 2’. Next, thanks to Creative, Talented and Unknown for featuring ‘asa no densha’. …