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James Clarke | profile | all galleries >> Travel >> Japan Sep/Oct 06 >> Hiei-zan tree view | thumbnails | slideshow | map

Hiei-zan

Hiei-zan is a mountain, where you can find Enryaku-ji (a temple complex which is headquarters of the Tendai sect of Buddhism) spread out amongst the ancient cedar forest.

As a bit of a challenge I decided to exclusively use the 50mm f1.8 lens at Hiei-zan.

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The Cable Car Station
The Cable Car Station
The Cable Car
The Cable Car
Contemplating the Journey
Contemplating the Journey
The view from the top station
The view from the top station
Friendly Local
Friendly Local
No Escaping the Vending Machines
No Escaping the Vending Machines
In to the Forest
In to the Forest
Fence Post
Fence Post
The Old Stone Wall
The Old Stone Wall
At the Entrance
At the Entrance
A Procession of Monks
A Procession of Monks
Taking it all in
Taking it all in
Many Paths
Many Paths
Lanten
Lanten
Lanterns
Lanterns
Text Addict
Text Addict
The Old Temple
The Old Temple
Stone Steps
Stone Steps
Hidden Temple
Hidden Temple
Temple Wall
Temple Wall
Fountain
Fountain
Hidden Garden
Hidden Garden
Circles
Circles
Red Temple
Red Temple
Forest Buddha
Forest Buddha
Otsu
Otsu
Eight Thirty Two
Eight Thirty Two
Biwa View
Biwa View
The Car Arrives
The Car Arrives
The Altitude
The Altitude
Another View of Otsu
Another View of Otsu
On Our Way Down
On Our Way Down