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    I've been in Japan for the last nine days, and I've got three more left. Since arriving, I've had many local friends tell me how lucky I am, 'cause the cherry blossoms have been coming in almost a month earlier than usual. Today, I found quite a few in full bloom, including many a tree in Rikugien Gardens located in Tokyo. I brought these two with me for the sole purpose of hopefully getting to photograph them with sakura, and I wasn't at all disappointed. These are two of my favorite photos I've taken to date.

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    @xSuicide Squadx - Lovely photos, Robert. It must have felt magical to be in Japan for cherry blossom season.
     
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    Thanks so much, Mark! Witnessing Hanami in person is nothing short of magical. Getting to see so many people make such an event of the blooms and celebrate how beautiful it is, leaves you in awe!
     
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    Continuing on with Japan adventures, today some friends and I went out to Hossawa Falls at the edge of Tokyo. Fantastic spot for both serenity, and toy photos!

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    @xSuicide Squadx - Did you bring a suitcase full of toys to Japan? I would normally say that you did that backwards, but with your photos it all makes sense to me.
     
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    I brought a handful with me for intended photo opportunities such as these! I am, of course, bringing home a generous amount I’ve obtained in the motherland, but I do like to take toys from my collection on travel!
     
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    ^^^ You should collect smaller toys . . . hauling that lot around must be a real pain in the ass!
     
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    Ha ha. Thanks, Andy! I do have some smaller figures, fighters out the wazoo, Buta, etc. But the larger monsters, though cumbersome at times, carry a nostalgic sense of child - like quality for me. So I don’t mind so much!
     
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    By the way, Robut, I think these are splendid. The type of images that make whatever you put into it, worth it (and me super jelly) :D
     
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    Thanks, JP! Definitely worth it, and an absolute privilege for the location!
     
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    Yeah those are really, really good shots. Fantastic location picks for those guys!
     
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    It was snowing yesterday--yes, in April! Getting out in the early morning while snow was still falling made it hard for me to get the lighting on these where I wanted it, and I was far too cold to try experimenting with a phone tripod. But I'd like to share these shots of my Plagueface anyway, since I think the snow brings out some cool details in the marble!

    I love how it almost blends into the colours of the tree. My first tree-climbing shot was a lot of fun too. More images under the cut as always.
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    ^^^Great composition, and nice color matching too! Just make sure some raptor doesn't mistake it for a zombie squirrel and carry off your toy! ;)
     
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    Thanks! I couldn't feel my hands after steadying them on the snow, but I'm glad the result came out nice. And it's funny you mention animals; a stranger's big dog very nearly picked Plagueface up with it's teeth
     
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    Another King shot from across the Hudson River of Manhattan

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    I realize that my apartment building does not make the greatest backdrop.
    However, I think the paint really shines in this pic.
    From Monstrosities show last month; Planet-X x Guumon.


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