『Yotsuya no Senmaida』
At the foot of Mt. Kurakake, a height difference of 200m, 420 sheets, and 3.6ha of terraced rice fields are arranged in a staircase pattern, showing the deep charm of each season.
You can see the original scenery of Japan.
Hommaru Palace is constructed in the “Shoin-zukuri” architectural style, in which the structure and design of rooms, such as the ceiling, transom windows, decorative fixtures, and partition paintings, all vary according to the room’s status and use.
Note the structural beauty of the warrior-style Shoin-zukuri, said to have been completed in the early Edo period, and the masterful technique of modern artisans that restored it.
music [Yasuharu Nagura – “Slow Movement” (from “J.S. Bach Sonata No. 6”)]
『Mt. Osiyama Trail 』▲777.3m
Oshiyama had a fort built from the Middle Ages and was called “Mineyama Fort”. Locally, it is called “Ontake-sama”. The Mineyama village at the trailhead is located on the mountainside with an altitude of 670m and was opened by Ota Zaemon Taro Sahiko in the middle ages.
Working in the Palace on June 27, 2020.
The Handa Canal is located off the Kinuura Port. In the Edo period, this natural harbor was named “Koromogaura”. As this was a natural port, many large cago ships frequently visited.
The Brewing industry prospred in this time period and both “sake” and vineger were shipped to Edo (Tokyo) through the Handa Canal.
“Sake lees vinegar”, made from “sake lees” was first created and produced from this area, which became an essential ingredient for Edo style sushi.
music [Yasuharu Nagura – “ambient lunar land” (from “The Market Had A One Bad Blip”)]
『The edge of the Tokaido, near Arimatsu』
Take in the atmosphere of the town that was painted by Utagawa Hiroshige in his “Fifty-Three Stages of Tokaido”. The Arimatsu Traditional Streets were designated as an Important Preservation District of Traditional Buildings by the national government in July 2016.
Even if my savings go to zero, I’ll go where I want to go and shoot what I want to shoot.
If that doesn’t produce any fruit, I’ll think about it at that time.
I won’t think about the distant future. Absolutely. I don’t know what happens.
It’s important to think about the present.
Life does not know what will happen.
Yasuharu Nagura : Photography『Meteora, Greece』(2019)
The Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries, second in importance only to Mount Athos.
The six (of an original twenty-four) monasteries are built on immense natural pillars and hill-like rounded boulders that dominate the local area.
It is located near the town of Kalambaka at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineos river and the Pindus Mountains.