Entries by Joseph Madamesila


Video: ups and downs – How I Joined a Japanese Choir

It’s been many months and summer is almost here. Cherry blossoms have bloomed and fallen. During the holidays and into the spring, a few bumps along the way led to headaches and delays. Beneath all that however were the trips, festivals, and most importantly the people there to push you through those times. In Nagasaki, […]

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Video: under the stars – Filming the Night Skies of Japan

A trip to the islands of Yakushima and Tanegashima at the beginning of fall provided an opportunity to visit one of the most picturesque landscapes Japan has to offer. My favourite photos however whether back home in Canada or in Japan, are taken simply by pointing my camera up into the night sky. My longest […]

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Video: summer lights – The Highlights of Summer in Japan

Summer is over and school is starting again. Here are a few of the highlights experienced during the last 2 months. This video definitely took a bit longer to make than I hoped. School starting up and just generally being busy has made it especially difficult to find time to simply sit down and edit. […]

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Video: living abroad – The First Week in Japan

Japan begins with a few short days in Tokyo with both old friends and new. The adventure though really begins in a small city nestled within the heart of the Nagasaki Prefecture. (Warning: I’ve been told it MAY not work on mobile. It’s YouTube’s Content ID system) My first video that I actually spent more than a […]