Kyoto, Japan

This is one of the mystery image, and we do not know the exact location of this temple. William sometimes was attracted to the specific scene. In these photos, one can feel the timelessness and the homelessness. At the same time, the viewer can wonder where and when this photo was taken. This composition is symmetrical, and that in-itself gives the sense of peace and calm. One can enjoy the view of a simple garden or wonder about the water like reflection on the table in this simple environment. The eyes of the viewer may wander. Then, suddenly, one can notice a “line” on the Shoshoni screen to the left of the room. It is a praying mantis resting. In the certain school of Buddhism, the departed soul of a person may be reborn as a being other than a human. I wonder if this praying mantis is praying or contemplating about the human-nature…