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More than a Rock: Photographing Kyoto’s Gardens

October 13, 2015

[Love of rocks and gardens is what lured me to Japan. During an extended visit I photographed gardens in Kyoto every day for a year…

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Christ reflection Japanese magic mirror maker

The Magic Mirror Maker

February 4, 2014

When light is directed onto the face of sacred magic mirror, or makkyo, and reflected to a flat surface, an image magically appears. Kyoto Journal sits down with the man rumored to be the last remaining makkyo maker in the world — Yamamoto Akihisa.

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