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Japan Diary – Day 3

Another early morning :) Left the guesthouse at 4:45 so getting out of bed at 4:15. Packed the gear in the cars and left for the Bihoro Pass for some breathtaking views over Lake Kussharo. Well in time for the sunrise, the setup was geared towards panorama shots. Temperature was a crisp and fresh -14C.

The sun rises relatively quickly so no time to fiddle too much with the settings etc. This kind of photography is really not my strongpoint. With that said, it is always great to challenge yourself with new tasks. With the sunrise done and dusted we drove back to the very photogenic Whopper swans. A new location this morning but in essence quite similar to yesterday. Managed to bag a few shots I did not succeed with yesterday which is always great. Back for breakfast and some well-earned rest…

After a lunch on town we went back to our Whooper swans and I decided to work a bit with some alternative technologies which I am not to comfortable using. Not too happy with the result but we all have to start somewhere they say :)

Still got some decent shots though.

Why not join Wild Nature Fotoresor on this Japan trip next year?