Quick Test Photoshoot at Kyoto Tea Ceremony Camellia GARDEN

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/200 sec, f/1.4, ISO 2200 — map & image datanearby photos
Your Tea

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 @ 16mm — 1/30 sec, f/2.8, ISO 360 — map & image datanearby photos

A friend in Kyoto that I've known for years has recently opened a second location for her shop, Tea Ceremony Camellia, which offers tea-ceremony experiences in English. Her new location, Camellia GARDEN, is quite picturesque, and after many missed tries to get our schedules to converge, I was able to stop by for an hour the other day to try for some photos.

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 @ 14mm — 1/30 sec, f/6.3, ISO 1100 — map & image datanearby photos
First Photo of the Day

We didn't have any plan for any specific photos, and didn't have much time, so I just went for some of the low-hanging fruit, to help build ideas for a real photoshoot some day.

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/200 sec, f/2, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Test Shot
with owner Atsuko Mori

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/100 sec, f/1.4, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/50 sec, f/4, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/200 sec, f/1.4, ISO 220 — map & image datanearby photos
Tools of the Trade
spoon and whisk

Nikon D4 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 — 1/200 sec, f/1.4, ISO 180 — map & image datanearby photos
made from a single piece of bamboo

Nikon D4 + Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM — 1/80 sec, f/1.4, ISO 110 — map & image datanearby photos

Here's a hastily-made wigglegram of the room:

Animatable Wigglegram (13 frames) — slowly sweep mouse from side to side to view 3D effect

I've become rusty with the camera so it was good to put it to use. With a bit more time and preparation I should be able to do much better than these, but that'll have to be another day...

One comment so far...

Great photos – I aspire to be that ‘rusty’ with a camera one day…

Stopped by to leave a donation after downloading your excellent Ipernity and metadata LR plugins – thanks!


— comment by Bryn on July 15th, 2017 at 8:18pm JST (6 years, 11 months ago) comment permalink
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