Starlight by Fire
Lanterns hang over the central indoor courtyard of Odaiba’s famed Oedo-Onsen Monogatari, lending an atmosphere of a summer festival, no matter the time of year.
Warming the stars
Thousands of red gates wend their way up the mountain at Fushimi-Inari, each a donation from local businesses in hopes of winning favor from the rice god.
Mizuko Kuyou, memorial statues, stand outside a temple in Tokyo, Japan.
Robot Restaurant, Shinjuku
Lanterns on a boat in Tokyo Bay
Indoor or covered shopping strips are everywhere
Lights hang in a Garden of the Gods resort in Colorado Springs.
Cafe Jalala Cat Cafe, Tokyo
Fall colors shine through in all their beauty near Abiqua Falls, Oregon.
These construction cones light the avenue in Tokyo.
A stone path leads across a serene pond at a temple in Kyoto, Japan. Anyone can find their inner peace in a quiet place like this.
Natasha with the cairns in Oneonta Gorge
Decorations abound in a warm house full of holiday cheer.
Leaves painting a manhole
This temple doorway leads to a stunning autumn garden in Kyoto.
Thrill the World Zombie Dance
Aaron (takingbackhumanity.net) makes a great time lord!
Fireworks celebrate the opening of the new Tilikum Crossing bridging the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon.
Looking out at Tokyo from the Landmark Tower in Yokohama
Sunset falls on Seaside as the evening’s last visitors walk along the shore.
The Cosmo Clock 21 is an iconic Ferris wheel in Yokohama, Japan and sees countless visitors daily.
Kieran Strange (kieranstrange.com) at Kumoricon 2015
Spring on the Waterfront
Portland’s World Trade Center buildings feature triangular glass sky bridges that connect the three buildings of the complex.
The sun rises over Mount Hood, illuminating the clouds in pinks and purples behind the silhouetted Hawthorne Bridge.
Blue Moon over Mt. Hood
Hozu River boats await their daily tourists coming to explore the lazy river in Arashiyama.
A moped hides behind a mah-jong banner outside a modest building in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan.
Photo Sniping in Kyoto
Teleport Bridge, Odaiba, Tokyo
Stuffed “monkeys” to rid you of a desire and grant a wish held back by that desire
Freeways crisscross at this interchange near downtown Portland, Oregon.
Kiyoumizu Temple, Kyoto
Colby Newbold (facebook.com/nerdsplosionz) becoming a hobbit
A young man crosses the street on his way to work early one autumn morning in downtown Portland.
Emily Upton (facebook.com/UptownOtaku) is one of my favorite cosplayers to shoot!
Selfie with Hachiko, Shibuya Station
Cherry blossom petals fall into a drinking fountain along Portland’s Waterfront Park.
The Tilikum Crossing reaches for the clouds.
Giant bubbles float over the water at Seaside as beachgoers enjoy the evening sun.
Dawn breaks on a characteristic dead tree atop a rocky lookout in Central Oregon.
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