Shiraito Falls is 3m high and 70m wide.It is one of the popular tourist destinations in Karuizawa, which is known as a summer resort and villa area due to its rich nature and coolness.Karuizawa Town is located at the eastern foot of Mt. Asama, is located at an altitude of 1000 meters, and the air is cooler than the surroundings.
The source of Shiraito Falls is an artificial waterfall created by using the abundant amount of spring water that springs from underground and rocks. Generally, waterfalls become muddy when it rains, but ShiraitoThe waterfall is not affected by rain and always maintains high transparency.
The above picture is the scenery of Shiraito Falls.We visited in July, but the temperature was around 12 degrees Celsius and it was a little cold.It was raining, but the water was clear and very beautiful.It was crowded with many tourists.From the parking lot to the waterfall, it is about 150m up a gentle slope, so shoes that are easy to walk are recommended.
The above picture is the scenery of the sidewalk to Shiraito Falls.The flow of water was a beautiful scenery.
The picture above is Tateshina Otaki.I visited during the time of autumn colors, so the vivid scenery was beautiful.On the stone in the foreground, the fallen leaves that someone lined up were cute.From the parking lot, I arrived in about 15 minutes walking in the forest.
“Akasoba no Sato” is a place where “Akasoba flowers,” which are rare in Japan, bloom magnificently like a pink carpet.It is located at an altitude of 900m, and is a popular spot that many people visit every year from late September to early October.
The picture above is the scenery of Akasoba Village.It is a very beautiful scene with one side being pink.From the parking lot to the flower garden, walk about 10 minutes on the paved road.It was a magnificent view of the flower garden of “Akasoba” spread over the vast site.
Tsumagojuku is located in Nagisomachi, Nagano Prefecture, and is a tourist destination that retains the old townscape of post towns during the Edo period.Wakihonjin Okutani, a spot for shooting light beams, is the house where Wakihonjin and wholesalers have been working for generations.It is now open to the public as a museum facility that displays historical items such as old life tools.
The picture above is the scene where the light beam shines into the smoke struck the hearth.The day I visited for shooting was the day when the sun was shining from the front just around noon.Depending on the season, the time of direct sunlight changes from the front, so it is recommended to check in advance when shooting.A lot of cameramen also came and were shooting in 3rd row.
A forest of lantern candles surrounded by overflowing light
Karuizawa Kogen Church is a representative church of Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture.Held every August and December, “Candle Night” is an event where a quiet church forest becomes a forest of light.It is a fantastic sight where countless lantern lights illuminate the church.
The above picture is the scenery of Karuizawa Kogen Church and Summer Candle Night.The lights of the lanterns around the site were beautiful.There were many tourists, and it was a wonderful spot where you can feel very happy and have a happy atmosphere.
“Kuzo Pass” is a pass with an altitude of 1,280 m located in Kiso Town, Kiso District, Nagano Prefecture.It is located in the center of the Kaida Highlands and is known as an observation spot for Mt. Mitake and Mt. Ontake in Japan.From Kiso-Fukushima side, take National Highway 361 toward Kaita Kogen (west direction) and you will reach Kuzo Pass.There is a gravel parking lot along the national highway, and if you walk about 50 meters, it will become an observation space.
The picture above is the scenery from Kuzo Pass.The larch was very beautiful because it was the time of autumn leaves.It was early morning, but there were several photographers.Clouds were formed soon after this, but Mt. Mitake was also beautifully seen and it was a wonderful place full of nature.
【使用カメラ】：SONY a5100 (ミラーレス一眼レフ)
【使用レンズ】：E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS SELP1650
【カメラの設定】：1/40秒 F9.0 ISO 100
The picture above is the winter scenery of Kukura Pass.The winter-like scenery that was different from the time of autumn leaves was also wonderful.
The mystery of standing dryness Natural lake in Otaki village
The “natural lake” is located in Otaki Village, Nagano Prefecture.It is located upstream of Lake Mitake on the south side of Mt. Ontake.“Natural lake” is a natural lake created by damaging the flow of the Otaki River due to the 1984 Naganoken Seibu Earthquake.It is a lake with a mysterious landscape of deep forests, clear streams and dead trees on the surface of the lake.Many people visit it as a spot for photography throughout the four seasons.
The picture above is the scenery of the natural lake before dawn.It was a very cold morning.Only around the dead trees are not frozen.
The picture above is a landscape of a natural lake around dawn.When the morning sun started climbing, a shadow began to appear on the “dead tree” on the surface of the lake, which was a very beautiful sight.
There were several tents on the lake.Are you fishing?At the edge of the lake, I didn’t get on the ice because I was scared because there were some areas that weren’t frozen at all, but there were some dogs walking on the ice.I was a little surprised to see the scene for the first time, but the color of the tent was also colorful and it was a pretty scene.