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[Love of rocks and gardens is what lured me to Japan. During an extended visit I photographed gardens in Kyoto every day for a year…

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Partitioned Views

On September 15, 2015 By

Kyoto, described by photographer Ben Simmons in Kyoto Gardens as, “a unique treasure of concentrated beauty and spirit found nowhere else,” is a good place to start an exploration of the Japanese garden.

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The Garden View

On September 3, 2015 By

“My idea was to create photographs that explore this undefined border between private and public space by photographing the garden from deep inside the temple, balancing the areas of the tatami/ meditation space and the garden space equally in the image.”

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Rocking to the Flow

On October 25, 2011 By


The 7th generation Ogawa Jihei (1860-1933), better known as “Ueji,” was a magician with water and stone and a pioneer of modern Japanese garden design…

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Japanese Courtyard Gardens

On April 18, 2011 By


The tsubo garden is contained inside a building, like a jewel in a box…

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