Still More From Our Visit to Sunainosato in Shiga
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Path Around The Small Lake on the grounds of Sunainosato, Shiga, Japan -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/3200 sec, f/1.4, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Path Around The Small Lake
on the grounds of Sunainosato, Shiga, Japan

Earlier in the year I wrote a few posts about a restaurant/cafe with large private grounds called Sunainosato (寿長生の郷) in Shiga prefecture, about an hour's drive from Kyoto. The expansive grounds are open to the public, and are quite pretty.

Far Side of the Lake -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Far Side of the Lake
Outside Seating at the cafe -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Outside Seating
at the cafe
Lunch is Served the beef curry was most excellent -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Lunch is Served
the beef curry was most excellent
Small Dessert ice cream and chestnut -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Small Dessert
ice cream and chestnut
Exploring getting muddy shoes after lunch, near the cafe -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Exploring
getting muddy shoes after lunch, near the cafe
Unconvincing pose after being asked to look like he was jumping across the gap ( after I had washed his shoes in the little stream running through the gap ) -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/1000 sec, f/2, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Unconvincing
pose after being asked to look like he was jumping across the gap
( after I had washed his shoes in the little stream running through the gap )

A photo of an actual jump did appear on the previous post in this series, and I like it a lot even though his head's cut off.

Also, this was about the time that I got the photo featured in “Anthony Growing Up: the Tipping Point

After lunch it was time to explore more of the grounds...

Stylish as Always my wife -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Stylish as Always
my wife
Walking Around the Lake -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/2000 sec, f/1.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Walking Around the Lake
Or Maybe Running Again -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/1250 sec, f/2, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Or Maybe Running Again
Picturesque Hut of Unknown Purpose -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/160 sec, f/7.1, ISO 360 — map & image datanearby photos
Picturesque Hut of Unknown Purpose
Random Pretty Flowers -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Random Pretty Flowers
Random Curly Moss Thingy -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Random Curly Moss Thingy
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Edge of the Lake -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Edge of the Lake
Impatient Pose I had better luck the last time I had someone pose on a rock -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/1600 sec, f/2, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Impatient Pose
I had better luck the last time I had someone pose on a rock
More Fun Than Posing -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/250 sec, f/4.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
More Fun Than Posing
Random Hanging Flower Plant Thingies -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Random Hanging Flower Plant Thingies
Heading Back to the Car through an area filled with many cherry-blossoms varieties -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/2500 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Heading Back to the Car
through an area filled with many cherry-blossoms varieties
One of Many cherry-blossom varieties -- Sunainosato -- Otsu, Shiga, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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One of Many
cherry-blossom varieties

All 3 comments so far, oldest first...

Beautiful photos! Just curious – in the dessert photo, what is the little black bowl next to the icecream bowl for?

I think it had a small bit of syrup for the dessert. —Jeffrey

— comment by Zara on September 24th, 2010 at 10:48am JST (6 years, 6 months ago) comment permalink

Morning Jeffrey,

Almost every time, no EVERY time I look at the pictures in one of your posts I just want to take my camera go out and shoot. It does not help that I am sitting in the office right now but the trigger finger is already twitching.

— comment by Michael Guntsche on September 24th, 2010 at 2:44pm JST (6 years, 6 months ago) comment permalink

Great photos…. as usual. Especially loved the first one. Nice area for a picnic… or a run around.

— comment by AdelaideBen on September 27th, 2010 at 9:13am JST (6 years, 6 months ago) comment permalink
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