2014-02-28

Ofuna Sanpo


Took the dogs on an evening walk and came across some late-winter or early-spring fruit tree blossoms.
iPhone 5s, f/2.2 for 1/60 sec. @ ISO 32


The park near home has a small creek running through it. The creek flows along the path in the park, which makes for a relaxing atmosphere.
iPhone 5s, f/2.2 for 1/15 sec. @ ISO 640


A small, enshrined jizo statue is near one of the major bridges crossing Itachi River in our neighborhood. My guess is that this Buddhist deity is meant to keep visitors to the river safe and to protect the homes that line the river.
iPhone 5s, f/2.2 for 1/15 sec. @ ISO 2500


Came across this very small shrine located at the top of a hill.
iPhone 5s, f/2.2 for 1/16 sec. @ ISO 1600


Came across an even smaller shrine located next to the shrine.
iPhone 5s, f/2.2 for 1/16 sec. @ ISO 1000


I am always intrigued by huge stones with Japanese kanji characters.
iPhone 5s, f/2.2 for 1/15 sec. @ ISO 2000


These blossoms were at the bottom of the stairs as I left the small shrines and inscribed stone.
iPhone 5s, f/2.2 for 1/241 sec. @ ISO 32

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