Vintage images of Japan from the 1850s – 1930s

As a photographer myself I am fascinated by very old photographs especially at the dawn of photography. I surfed into a goldmine of photos recently that combined my love of photography and interest in Japan. MeijiShowa.com is a fascinating website that shows visitors to see: authentic photographs, maps and other images of Japan from the … Continue reading Vintage images of Japan from the 1850s – 1930s

Exhibition: Photography from the Meiji Period

The Museum for Photography in Berlin’s Kunstbibliothek recently opened a fascinating exhibition titled "Pale Pink and Light Blue: Japanese Photography from the Meiji Period (1868-1912)." From the preview pictures the exhibition is like being transported back in time to the down of the modern era with many of the first pictures ever taken then coloured … Continue reading Exhibition: Photography from the Meiji Period