Italian photographer deeply in love with Japan, I share my photos (in Japanese shashin) and my experiences in Japan. I love Japanese art, culture, literature, music, tradition, food, people, elegance and mostly, beautiful women.
This is a tsuba, the hilt of a katana, being left hanging ouside for sometime at the weather to gain an interesting texture and later be worked again. Master Fujiyoshi Masahira, Fukushima prefecture photographed in Summer 2007, Nikon 85mm. lens on natural light.