The Blue Pond in Hokkaido Changes Colors Depending on the Weather
“The Most Beautiful Pond In The World!”
According to the photographer Ken Shiraishi, who made a pilgrimage up to Northern Japan last month to take these shots, the water contains a high degree of aluminum hydroxide, which reflects blue light – a phenomenon responsible for our lovely blue skies. Shiraishi spent several days up there photographing the pond in various light.
Wagashi (和菓子) is a traditional Japanese confectionery which is often served with tea. They are extremely suited to artistic manipulation, and to visual representation of a variety of symbolic elements. (x) (x)