Around the Corner, Hikone, Japan

During the ascent to Hikone Castle (彦根城) in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, the main castle keep comes into view after walking past a grand fortification wall. Hikone Castle is an original castle, i.e. it survived the post-feudal era without experiencing any destruction or reconstruction. It is also one of only four castles in Japan designated as a “National Treasure”.

Hikone Castle Cherry Blossoms, Hikone, Japan Photo
Around the Corner, Hikone, Japan

Shot with Mamiya 6 and 50mm f/4 lens on Fujicolor Pro 160 NS medium-format film. Developed and scanned by Carmencita Film Lab.

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