Welcome to my photo blog, HIKARI collector.  My name is Maki.  I am a photobook lover and collector, and also an amateur photographer living in Osaka, Japan.
The Japanese word “Hikari” means “light” in English.(Self-portrait in Lisbon, Portugal, 2015)

My equipment:  Leica M6, Leica M9, and Leica Q

What I love:   Books, Movies, Photobooks, Photography, Travel, Surrealism, Wunderkammer, Gothic architecture, Modern art, Japanese tea ceremony, Balcony kitchen gardening, Japanese Manga, Dogs & Cats, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Favorite writers:   Karel Čapek, Stefan Zweig, Dino Buzzati, Leo Perutz, Haruki Murakami, Kurt Vonnegut, Paul Auster,

Language:   Japanese, English, and German

This blog has no comment sections.   If you have any questions or comments, please let me know by E-mail.
Questions about travel in Osaka or Kyoto are always welcome.
E-mail: planet2drive{at}goo{dot}jp

….more later!
Last updated: 28 July, 2020