Many Views of Mt. Fuji – Cellographing

Many Views of Mt. Fuji – Cellographing

Japan is a photographer’s dream destination and sometimes you’re lucky.

The picture of Mt. Fuji on this blog header, taken from the shores of Lake Ashi on a perfect fall afternoon is an example of the serendipity of nature.   I always tell people to not expect to see Mt. Fuji when traveling to Japan, but, instead, to hope to be delightfully surprised if it shows up.   As a result, when I traveled to Hakone recently I had no expectations of seeing Mt. Fuji.  So it was pretty funny when it showed up outside the window on our train – I was too busy taking pictures of something else and when I turned, there is was, looming directly outside.  Wow!  It’s REALLY big from the shinkansen.

mt. fuji from shinkansen

mt. fuji from shinkansen

Then, the next day, we did the Hakone circuit, including the cable car, ropeway, pirate ship and bus ride back up to Gora (more on THAT later).  That’s when I took the more non-traditional “view” of Mt. Fuji – a cablecar full of Japanese women on a day trip who were frantically taking pictures of the famous mountain with their cell phones…

cellographing mt. fuji

cellographing mt. fuji

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