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“Dead fern submerged in water”

Winter on the wetland. Some plants remained dead. The landscape is silent. Ferns that are heavily invaded. One leaf, withered and submerged in water, caught my eye.  [FEBRUARY 2022]


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“Persian speedwell”

A reservoir where cormorants have established colonies. At the end of the woods beside it, there is a rice field. When I visited on a sunny day, I found Persian speedwell in full bloom. They were glistening blue.  [FEBRUARY 2022]




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“White giraffe head”

Giraffe heads are found in bloom even in winter. I parked the car, got out and saw some white giraffe heads at my feet. After a light snow, there were water drops on the flowers.  [JANUARY 2022]




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“Two red berries”

In the woods. A small tree with red berries was growing at the base of a cedar tree. The yabukozhi is a tree of good luck. They lit up the winter woods with bright colours.  [FEBRUARY 2022]




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“Frog’s egg”

February. The day after it rained, there were eggs of red frogs in the rice field. The season of life begins with the appearance of the red frog egg.  [FEBRUARY 2022]




写真集「in the pen.」ーnew available




This is a collection of photographs of nature in Chita Peninsula, Aichi. In spring, the frogs awaken from their slumber in the tree caves. A small grasshopper in the grass. They have to survive for several months before they become adults. In early summer, the beach is decorated with flowers of seaside plants. In autumn, the sea-borne butterfly, the Asagi-madara, with its tattered wings, used to visit the peninsula. The ever-changing nature. We hope that this book will help you to think about the nature that surrounds you in your daily life.

■size 182 mm × 257 mm
■144 pages
■All texts are in Japanese.

※This book has no surface treatment to preserve the feel of the paper.  If you are concerned about the deterioration of the cover, please use a book cover.

HANAYASURI BOOKS ショッピングサイトよりご購入いただけます。
You can purchase from HANAYASURI BOOKS shopping site.

告知 announcement of new photo book

2022年1月、写真集「in the pen.」を発行します。知多半島における自然の様子を撮影した写真、200枚を掲載しています。インターネットからの購入方法につきましては、来月あらためて、このブログでお知らせ致します。

In January 2022 we will publish a photo book “in the pen.” It contains 200 nature photos taken in the Chita peninsula. Information on how to buy the book will be posted on this blog next month.

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“Cricket moves quickly”

There was a cricket on fallen leaves. When it noticed me, it quickly ducked under the leaves. Then it hid and didn’t move.  [SEPTEMBER 2021]

Loxoblemmus campestris




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“Goji berry”

I was walking along the beach in autumn. The colors of the early summer beach plants were no more. There were Goji berries on a thin branch at my feet. It was shining brightly on the cold beach.  [October 2021]

Lycium chinense