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Arashiyama (嵐山) in Autumn in Kyoto (京都) Japan by TOTORORO.RORO

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Penseelkever by André De Kesel
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A Bee beetle (13mm, Trichius fasciatus, Scarabaeidae, Coleoptera) found near a garden woodstack (Boom, Belgium, May 2017). Focus stack based on 25 images, assembled in Zerene Stacker (Dmap & Pmax). Sony A7RM2 + Metabones adapter + Canon EF 100mm 1:2.8L IS USM; ISO-50, f/4.5, 1/25s, -0.3step, natural light. Live (manipulated) specimen.

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Nakameguro District (中目黒) in Tokyo Japan by TOTORORO.RORO

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Cypherotylus by André De Kesel
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A triangular shaped pleasing fungus beetle Cypherotylus sp. (16mm, Coleoptera, Erotylidae) from Peru (Loreto, in dry collection since 2012). Studio work; specimen was rehydrated, cleaned, prepared and posed. Focus stack based on 73 images, assembled in Zerene Stacker (Dmap & Pmax). Sony A6500 + Metabones adapter + Canon EF 100mm 1:2.8L IS USM; ISO-100, f/6.3 (last one f/8), 1/160s, single diffused flash.

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2016_11_12_Odaiba_nights_RainbowBridge_001_HD by Nigal Raymond
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Website | Instagram | Google+ | Flickr The boats that Rock. A flotilla of Yakatabune drift gently through waters of Tokyo Bay. From a distance their illuminated bows paint a deceptively peaceful scene against the glittering backdrop of Rainbow Bridge, up close however their decks are overflowing with fine food, drinks and revelry. Rainbow Bridge Odaiba Tokyo Japan 2016/11/12 #屋形船 #やかたぶね #レインボーブリッジ #お台場 #東京 #日本 #夜 #Yakatabune #RainbowBridge #Odaiba #Tokyo #Japan #Night #Travel #CanonEFLens #50mm #f1.2 #Metabones #SonyA7R2 #A7R2 #SonyA7RII #A7RII #SonyAlpha #SonyPhotography #SonyImages #AdobeLightroom #LightroomCC #LR #NigalRaymond #ナイジャルレイモンド #www.nigal-raymond.com

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Chick Buns Discovered at Bakery Store in Osaka Japan by TOTORORO.RORO
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Chick buns displayed at the window of bakery store Tobira (とびら) located in the Namba City, Osaka Japan. It seems a very popular item sold there. Camera Information: Model: Sony NEX-5N, Shutter Speed: 1/100 sec, Aperture: f/1.4, Focal Length: 50mm, ISO: 100 Lens: Metabones Sony A-mount to NEX Speed Booster Adapter + Sony 50mm f/1.4 Lens Alpha Mount (SAL50F14).

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Osmia cornuta - Gehoornde metselbij (5) by André De Kesel
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They are out again since last friday (male Osmia cornuta, Megachilidae, Hymenoptera). Handheld fieldstack of a passive male. Images assembled in Zerene Stacker (Pmax & Dmap). Sony A6500 + Metabones adapter + Canon EF-S 60mm 1:2.8 USM; ISO-400, f/4, 1/160s,-0.3step, natural light, clear. Gear and methods used, see: www.flickr.com/photos/andredekesel/8004355391/

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Katsukura Pork Cutlet Restaurant in Kyoto Japan by TOTORORO.RORO
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Katsukura restaurant (名代とんかつ かつくら) is very famous for pork katsu cutlet (豚カツ) cusine in Kyoto Japan. I like the tradional style entrance of the store located at Kyoto Sanjo (京都三条). Camera Information: Model: Sony NEX-5N, Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec, Aperture: f/2, Focal Length: 50mm, ISO: 1000 Lens: Metabones Sony A-mount to NEX Speed Booster Adapter + Sony 50mm f/1.4 Lens Alpha Mount (SAL50F14).

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Cute Donuts Discovered in Kyoto (京都) Japan by TOTORORO.RORO
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Chicks and Tri-colored Cat (三毛猫) style cute doughnuts (ドーナツ) found in Kyoto (京都) Japan. Camera Information: Model: Sony NEX-5N Lens: Metabones Sony A-mount to NEX Speed Booster Adapter + Sony 50mm f/1.4 Lens Alpha Mount (SAL50F14).

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The Sleepless Street - Dotonbori (道頓堀) at Night in Osaka Japan by TOTORORO.RORO
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The colorful signs and lights along the narrow street in Dotonbori area (道頓堀) Osaka Japan. It is one of most popular landmarks and tourist attractions in Osaka Japan. Camera Information: Model: Sony NEX-5N, Shutter Speed: 1/640 sec, Aperture: f/2, Focal Length: 50mm, ISO: 100 Lens: Metabones Sony A-mount to NEX Speed Booster Adapter + Sony 50mm f/1.4 Lens Alpha Mount (SAL50F14).

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Original caption:

I traveled to Iceland and drove the Ring Road, May 2017. It was my second time returning to Iceland within a year. This time, I went solo and captured lots of photos and video. Here is part of my journey. There was more than enough light to find my way.

Gear:
Panasonic GH5 w/ Metabones Speedbooster XL 0.64x
Phantom 4 Pro
Mavic Pro
Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 6D
EF 24-105mm f4
EF 16-35mm f4
EF 40mm f2.8
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8

Music: Tony Anderson

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Violin beetle by André De Kesel
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A peculiar ground beetle showing leaf mimicry (76mm, Mormolyce hagenbachii, Lebiinae, Carabidae). Collection specimen from Malaysia (2014, rainforest, loc. unknown). Studio work; the dried specimen was rehydrated, cleaned, prepared and staged in a greenhouse. Focus stack based on 57 images, assembled in Zerene Stacker (Dmap & Pmax), slightly cropped. Sony A6300 + Metabones adapter + Canon EF 100mm 1:2.8L IS USM; ISO-100, f/4, 1/25s,-0.3step, diffused natural light and lateral ledlight.

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Name: Yoshida Yuri (吉田有里)

Birthdate: August 18th, 1992

Birthplace: Saga Prefecture, Japan

Other Work: Mitsumine Mashiro (Mikakunin de Shinkoukei), Metabon (Divine Gate), Adrienne (Brave Beats), Amou Kuruha (Idol Jihen), Kuroyanagi Ruriko (Hinako Note)

The voice behind Hagumi, Yoshida is also known by her nickname of Yukichi (ゆーきち)! She also has an interesting nickname of 「シグマセブンの爆弾」, roughly translating to Bomb of Sigma Seven.

Yoshida first began acting in 2012, and made her premier as a seiyuu only very recently in 2014! Although her voice is very high pitched, it is indeed her real voice.

She likes to visit cafes in her spare time, and has a driver’s license. She can also play piano, and likes to skip.

According to her Instagram, she’s been playing a lot of Splatoon 2 recently!

You can find her blog here, and her Instagram here.

Sources include MyAnimeList, and her official Japanese Wikipedia page.

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Odaiba (お台場) at Night in Tokyo Japan by TOTORORO.RORO
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Night view of Odaiba (お台場), Tokyo Port and Tokyo Bay. You can see the Ferris wheel Daikanransha (大観覧車) at Palette Town keeping changing lights and patterns there. Camera Information: Model: Sony NEX-5N, Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec, Aperture: f/1.4, Focal Length: 50mm, ISO: 3200 Lens: Metabones Sony A-mount to NEX Speed Booster Adapter + Sony 50mm f/1.4 Lens Alpha Mount (SAL50F14).

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Join us on a cinematic roadtrip through the south of Portugal. We start our journey in Lisbon, make a short stop at the beautiful palaces of Sintra and then travel all the way south, following Portugal’s magnificent coastline. This video was created for our travel video channel ‘Wingspreader’

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