David Guttenfelder@dguttenfelder

National Geographic Photojournalist and Explorer. Represented by @natgeoimagecollection. Mobile phone only on my Instagram.

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Tokyo’s Nezu Garden. A place to breathe.


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Touching the six hundred volumes of Dai-hannyakyo Scripture along the steps leading to the 12th-century Daisho-in Temple is said to bring great fortune.
Sharing the temples and shrines of Japan’s Miyajima island.


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At low tide, people surround the gate to Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社) on Japan’s Miyajima island.


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Red bridge, Red kimono. Ritsurin Garden. Takamatsu, Japan.


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Yayoi Kusama’s Yellow Pumpkin at sundown tonight on Japan’s Naoshima Island.


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To the generous people of Shikoku Island’s beautiful Iyakei.


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Japan in the Straight of Kii.


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He’s honored and handsomely dressed for the year at Kyoto’s Shimogamo Shrine. Thank you, but this year of the dog has been a painful one.


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Tenryu-ji Temple. Arashiyama. Kyoto, Japan. On assignment for @natgeoexpeditions #natgeoexpeditions


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We gathered in the morning at the edge of the pond surrounding Kinkaku-ji. The gold leaf-covered 金閣寺, Golden Pavilion is a 14-century-built Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. On assignment for @natgeoExpeditions #natgeoexpeditions


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Dressed for the occasion on a quiet walk through sublime Saiho-ji moss gardens in Kyoto, Japan. On assignment for @natgeoExpeditions #natgeoexpeditions


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Visitors tour an enormous, shrine-like underground water tank designed to drain the region’s flood waters and divert rivers into the nearby Edo River, protecting the sprawling Tokyo Metropolitan area. This vast Japanese engineering wonder is called The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel. On assignment for @natgeo


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