KFC and Verena in Kyoto
KFC and Verena in Kyoto -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 44mm — 1/1000 sec, f/7.1, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
KFC and Verena in Kyoto

When it rains it pours. I hadn't had someone visit from The States for three years, and this week I'm enjoying two visits, my Aunt Jeannette as I noted yesterday, and separately, an old colleague from Yahoo! who now lives in Singapore, Kuan-Fu Chang (aka “KFC”), and his wife, also a former Yahoo!, Verena Wee.

I particularly enjoyed how they're both somewhat camera geeks, so I enjoyed taking pictures of them taking pictures.

I'd met them for dinner the other night, bringing along my Sigma 30mm f/1.4 for the low light, watching as they photographed the various dishes as they arrived. In the shot below, it's a tomato dish, with scallions and grated daikon, and was quite good.

Before the Feast, the Photograph -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Sigma 30mm f/1.4 — 1/80 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1000 — full exif
Before the Feast, the Photograph

Today we walked around my place, visiting the gardens of Murin'an, the Nanzen Temple, and the Shogunzuka hilltop overlooking Kyoto.

Verena Photographing Leaves at Murin'an With this result -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/320 sec, f/7.1, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
Verena Photographing Leaves at Murin'an
With this result
KFC at Murin'an's Tearoom Floor -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 26mm — 1/20 sec, f/7.1, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
KFC at Murin'an's Tearoom Floor
Verena Intently Targeting Across the Lake With this result -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 50mm — 1/180 sec, f/5.6, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
Verena Intently Targeting Across the Lake
With this result
Another Low Shot for KFC -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/320 sec, f/4.5, ISO 400, — map & image datanearby photos
Another Low Shot for KFC
Verena at the Nanzen Temple Just before taking this shot -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 55mm — 1/1000 sec, f/4.5, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Verena at the Nanzen Temple
Just before taking this shot
Under the Aqueduct -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 32mm — 1/60 sec, f/7.1, ISO 500, — map & image datanearby photos
Under the Aqueduct
Verena's Lunch Arrives -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 17mm — 1/80 sec, f/2.8, ISO 640 — map & image datanearby photos
Verena's Lunch Arrives
Anthony Wasn't Too Hungry -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 28mm — 1/160 sec, f/2.8, ISO 640 — map & image datanearby photos
Anthony Wasn't Too Hungry
Kyoto -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 26mm — 1/8000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 640, — map & image datanearby photos
Kyoto
 
Butterfly -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2007 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 26mm — 1/800 sec, f/4.5, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Butterfly

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This would look great as a slideshow with wacky background music.

— comment by Nils on June 6th, 2007 at 9:59am JST (10 years, 6 months ago) comment permalink

Thanks heaps for showing us around, Jeffrey. We had an awesome time!
The photos that made the cut can be seen here.

Think I might get a dslr after all 🙂

— comment by verena on June 7th, 2007 at 1:03am JST (10 years, 6 months ago) comment permalink

Thanks much Jeffrey! 🙂 You and Anthony were our highlights in Kyoto.
These are my photos that made the cut. There’s also a short clip I made from some of the photos in that set about you making a bowl of noodles for Anthony.

— comment by kuanfu on June 9th, 2007 at 5:16pm JST (10 years, 6 months ago) comment permalink

It’s a pity that KFC’s noodle clip isn’t available anymore. 🙂

— comment by Anne on September 6th, 2012 at 2:27am JST (5 years, 3 months ago) comment permalink
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