It almost makes me feel less like a heathen. Almost.
This black and white photo taken with Ilford 200 film on my Minolta SE 50mm lens camera. I did use a light yellow filter... because truthfully, there was no sun that day, nor any day that I traveled outside of my hometown of Ohtawara-shi, Tochigi-ken in Japan.
I am the Ame-otoko. Depending on which kanji is used, I'm either the candy man or the rain man. I'm the rain man. Yeah, definitely the rain man, yeah. Rain Man.
Regardless, I do love the ancient look I was able to achieve with this photo. It sort of fits the subject matter, I think.
So... where the hell was this photo taken? Oh my Buddha! I have no idea. Anyone know? I think it was northwest of Tokyo somewhere... somewhere closer towards Mt. Fuji. I think... after all, it was cloudy and raining and I never, ever saw Mt. Fuji in three years in the country. And I looked...
Okay... One month after writing this, I think I've figured out that this photo was taken in Kamakura. I think it was taken on the grounds of the Kōtoku-in Temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken (Kanagawa Prefecture).