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Archive : November 2018

Christmas Bazaar 2018

Christmas Bazaar 2018

Christmas Bazaar is an annual fund-raising event organized by parents of Saint Maur International School in Yokohama. Being a head of the parent organization, it meant a lot of work and preparation for me but on the day, I came back to my role of a photographer. And this year I also took videos to compile a moving documentation. Although taking pictures and videos at the same time was quite challenging, it was a grea

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"After 1984"

“After 1984”

Theater has always been my love since I was a child. Luckily, my sons' school has the best auditorium and the best drama teacher of all the international schools in Japan. Few times a year I thus have the opportunity to take pictures of the student performances which brings me back to my teenage years when I used to play in the youth theater. This year's high school production was based on George Orwel's famous novel

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Mamonaku Band - 1st gig

Mamonaku Band – 1st gig

Yokohama expat community is full of undiscovered talents. A band with a fun name "Mamonaku" (loosely translated from Japanese as "in a moment")  was formed by a few guys who couldn't hold their love for music anymore and decided to come out with their own performance. Mamonaku plays mostly classic rock songs to which everybody can sing and dance so it's no wonder that their first public performance ended up with

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Fall Band Concert

Fall Band Concert

My sons' school is very strong in their Fine Arts program. They have several concerts throughout the year and I usually take pictures of the events. I love being so close and backstage with the young musicians, the air there is energizing. In the following showcase for privacy reasons, I can only show pictures that don't show the kids' faces too clearly which is too bad as their expressions usually show their focus,

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