As we continued I saw a floating world far in the distance. A sea of lights hung in the sky – something I have only seen one other time in my life. The first time was the floodlights of a fleet of fishing boats somewhere over the East China Sea, this time though, it was it was the shining lights from the top of the mountain.Read More
Dirty signs and empty lots. Ura Bars and quiet streets. All the same things…Read More
I collapsed into the bed at the hotel and relaxed for just a moment. It had been five years since I last set foot in Osaka.
A light rain was falling outside my window, the beginning of autumn, the beginning of an adventure. The place was in Bentencho, in the south-west. I grabbed my gear and followed the path under a covered shopping street and under a rail bridge. A group of kids passed me by on their bicycles, I asked them where the old town was, they said to go north. I wandered past the ominous form of the Kyocera Dome and followed the rivers and canals. I was walking past streets and houses that would only be a memory in Tokyo…Read More
I was in Nagoya for only one night, but it was long enough to photograph the city old and new before the rain came.Read More
The title of his series, DERIVE, means to ‘drift through the city’. Cody spends a lot of time wandering and exploring the aging skyscrapers and cityscapes of Tokyo.Read More
Akan is located in the farthest reaches of Hokkaido, in the North of Japan. The photo series explores the lakes and mountains of the area. Though the subject matter is different from his previous work, Cody sees a deep connection between his home country, New Zealand, and Akan.Read More
There was nobody in the forest.Read More
On the edge of a rooftop, overlooking the old colonial architecture of yesteryear, his images peer through time and place at the impossible glass and steel rising up through the red mist of a belligerent summer thunderstorm.Read More
The summer typhoon missed us, but the heat still hit the mark. A black dog walks into the convenience store behind me and follows me for the rest of the evening, my first ally in this beautifully vibrant city.Read More
An exploration of space and time, through the topic of Modern Japanese Public Housing architecture.
The dream of modernity, of cities rebuilt, has been forgotten. All that is left is concrete.
The structures of the land appear to be static and unchanging, but to the land itself they are temporal and in constant motion. The glyphs were carved by an ancestor of one of us and are part of the story of the land. However our conception of time is fundamentally scaled to the human lifespan.Read More