Cool blog post from Emma about photography and exploring Kyoto.
We’ve been having a great time in Japan, exploring temples, walking through markets, taking pictures, and eating great food!
I’m officially re-obsessed with photography (is that even possible?) so I decided to show a few of my favorite shots from the past two days we’ve spent here in Kyoto (Japan) and explain a bit about them!
Practicing photography feels almost like a religion or a new way of seeing things. It makes me slow down and pay attention to little things, and reflect. I can find something to photograph everywhere. In zen buddhism, it is a belief that one can practice anything as a meditation. Whether painting, raking gravel at a temple, or finding interesting ways to capture images of beautiful things, you can focus and clear your mind. I am glad to have been a photographer today.
We just came back from a relaxing Japanese bathhouse, a sento or…
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