June 6, 2013 9:42 AM Subscribe
"I lived in a hut near the summit of Mt. Fuli, the highest mountain in Japan,
for five months straight, four years in a row,
for a total of 600 days. Each morning,
I photographed the dawn from the same spot, chasing the ever-changing
drama that unfolded before my eyes.
Last month, artist Johnny Strategy's Spoon & Tomago blog (which "attempts to comprehensively cover all aspects of Japanese design from fine art and architecture to product and graphic design") devoted a series of eight posts to Japan's legendary Mt. Fuji.
* Mt. Fuji 101: A beginner's guide
* Trivia | 8 things you probably didn’t know about Mt. Fuji
* Yu Yamauchi spent 600 days on Mt. Fuji photographing sunrises (The subject of this post: "For me, this work offers a simple reminder: We are present in the here and now.")
* Photographing the many faces of Mt. Fuji
* 1000 years of art | Mt Fuji depicted through the ages
* Hot baths and Mt. Fuji | the ultimate form of relaxation
* Bring Mt. Fuji into your home with Mt. Fuji-related products
* Yukio Ohyama has devoted his entire life to photographing Mt. Fuji
Previously on MeFi
Mt. Fuji / Hokusai
* "Hokusai's 36 Views of Fuji, among others, from Mount Fuji in Woodblock Prints"
* "Hokusai's Great Wave"
Spoon & Tomago
* "Japanese Designers 101"
* "I don't know any jokes about running radishes. Please supply your own."
* "Crop circles in the sand"
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