A Sign of Friendship
Five friends gather on a picnic blanket to take a selfie in Tokyo, Japan.
Foreign frisnds check their phones as part of a staged photo-project
Sake and games with friends. Three men celebrate the arrival of the cherry blossom in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo.
The Painted Face
A man dresses up to enjoy the celebration of Hanami in Tokyo, Japan.
I asked a variety of strangers to take to my picnic blanket for a photograph and couldn't believe my eyes when this old guy set himself up in the splits!
New Yorker in Japan
I had enjoyed watching this guy wander around Yoyogi Park with his selfie stick, so asked if he would sit for a picture.
Preparing for the party
Four friends have collected their supplies to help celebrate the arrival of the cherry blossom in Tokyo.
With the aid of a Japanese friend and some model-release forms, we spent a glorious day in Yoyogi Park, asking a variety of strangers to take to my picnic blanket for a photograph.
Spot the baby
Family and friends gather to enjoy the beautiful budding of the cherry blossom trees in Yoyogi Park, Japan
On yer bike!
Alone, or with friends... Cherry-blossom viewing is a pursuit undertaken by what seems like the whole of Japan in the short space of time when the buds springs into life.
I wanted to convey the fact that celebrating the arrival of the Cherry Blossom in Japan, is something people from all ages and all walks of life get involved with.