The cameras that I use are a Canon Kiss, a single-lens reflex, and a Nikon Coolpix P340, a compact. The latter is becoming more and more a workhorse because of its compactness.
Snow in my neighborhood, northern Yokohama, on January 30, 2015.
Plum blossoms in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama, on February 4, 2015.
It was a relatively warmer day showing the signs of spring in a fashionable shopping area along Tokyo's Aoyama Doori (street) on February 21, 2015.
Beautiful cherry blossoms in the Minatomirai area, Yokohama on March 31, 2015.
Colorful flowers in front of a building in the Center Minami (south) area, northern Yokohama on April 13, 2015.
A group of students strolling in the Center Kita (north) area, northern Yokohama on April 16, 2015.
The Ferris wheel, the landmark of Center Kita, northern Yokohama on April 16, 2015.
The fresh green scenery in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama on April 18, 2015.
Dogwood blossoms in my neighborhood on April 23, 2015.
296-meter high Landmark Tower and azaleas in Minatomirai, Yokohama on April 27, 2015.
Carp-shaped streamers wishing for a boy's healthy growth in the Center Kita area, northern Yokohama on May 1, 2015.
Enjoying a sunny day in Kohoku New Town, northern Yokohama on May 6, 2015.
Primary school children were planting rice under the guidance of local farmers in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama on May 18, 2015.
A fashionable shopping area in Yokohama called "Motomachi" on June 2, 2015.
Children were playing cheerfully in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama on June 8, 2015.
Originally built in the 17th Century, Tsuruga castle stands magestically in Aizu Wakamatsu city, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan. The five-story castle keep was restored in 1965.
Rice fields after harvesting in the Jike countryside, northern Yokohama on September 20, 2015.
A 500-ton training vessel for fishery students berthed at the port of Yokohama on October 5, 2015.
Hachijo-jima, an island 300 km south of Tokyo, stands right in the middle of a strong warm current called Kuroshio Current that brings moderate climate to the island.
Tokyo's Omote-Sando, a fashionable shopping street, ready for Christmas on December 11, 2015.