Morning Calm at Kyoto’s Hirosawa Lake
desktop background image of a peaceful view of Hirosawa-no-ike Lake (広沢池), Kyoto Japan -- Morning Calm Hirosawa-no-ike Lake (広沢池), Kyoto Japan -- Hirosawa-no-ike (広沢池) -- Copyright 2015 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Panasonic LX100 at an effective 24mm — 1/100 sec, f/10, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Morning Calm
Hirosawa-no-ike Lake (広沢池), Kyoto Japan
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On a morning bicycle ride other day to Kyoto's western mountains, I made a few snapshots of Hirosawa Lake. It feels like it's a million miles from anywhere, but it's actually just one mile northeast from the teeming tourist crowds in the Arashiyama area.

Hazy in the Morning Heat -- Hirosawa-no-ike (広沢池) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2015 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Panasonic LX100 at an effective 28mm — 1/2000 sec, f/2.1, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Hazy in the Morning Heat
Heiankyo (平安郷) the place I visited here -- Hirosawa-no-ike (広沢池) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2015 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Panasonic LX100 at an effective 75mm — 1/125 sec, f/7.1, ISO 250 — map & image datanearby photos
Heiankyo (平安郷)
the place I visited here
Overnight Parking -- Hirosawa-no-ike (広沢池) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2015 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Panasonic LX100 at an effective 75mm — 1/2000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Overnight Parking

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Hello,

Did you mean Clam or Calm?

Hahahah, thanks, fixed. —Jeffrey

— comment by PH on August 3rd, 2015 at 5:13pm JST (2 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink

But miles away from the teeming tourist crowds of central Kyoto, is it not ?

Mentally, yes, but actually not all that far… it’s only 4.5 miles from Kyoto Station, 3 miles from Nijo Castle, and 2.3 miles from the Golden Pavilion. But yes, as you imply, being any quiet distance away from teeming crowds feels nice. —Jeffrey

— comment by Thomas on August 9th, 2015 at 9:39pm JST (2 years, 1 month ago) comment permalink
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