Photographers' Blog

from Raw Japan:

Shaking hands with the prime minister, sort of

September 5, 2009

On the last day of Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso's campaign for last week's lower house election, I went to cover Aso's speech in Kamakura to get pictures out as early as possible.

from Raw Japan:

Elections, obstructions and duct tape

August 30, 2009

JAPAN-ELECTION/

When you pack scores of journalists into a room and they're all trying to listen to, photograph, and film one person - like the head of a political party - it’s easy to get blocked by the people and things in front of you.