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Shinobu Machida

Collector 庶民文化探求家 in Tokyo

Love Hotels of Japan

PRESENTED ON MAY 28, 2014
IN TOKYO @ VOL 114

Shinobu Machida, an art collector in Tokyo, shares his collection of photographs of the 'love hotels' across Japan. These photographs are especially valuable because many of these specialty hotels are being torn down in recent years. (in Japanese)

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Japan Love Story

BY PATRICK REYMOND
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

Patrick Reymond, founder of Atelier Oi, relates his love for Japanese simplicity and beauty into his architectural designs. Whether experimenting with different materials, scale, landscapes, or roofs, he promotes his initiative for ingenuity with his love for Japan. 

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Discretion May Be Advised

BY LAUREN NGUYEN
@ POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA: STARTUP THE PARTY SF X TOKYO ON SEP 18, 2014

The back-alleys of Tokyo are littered with the famous "Love Hotels" of Japan, and here Naoko "Funky" Yamanaka, Hiro Maeda, Ian Grossberg, and Lauren Nguyen investiagate this cultural phenomena. They delve into potential solutions for the industry itself...

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I Love Being an Amateur Photographer

BY GLEN VIGUS
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 10, 2015

"The word amatuer should not be associated with a lack of knowledge but with an abundance of love.

In I Love Being an Amateur Photographer from PechaKucha Night Bryan Vol. 2, Glen Vigus reflects on history of photography, his thirty-two years experience with the medium and the importance of putting love+pride back into the title: "Amateur Photographer."

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A Love Letter to Atlanta

BY BRANDON BARR
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Brandon Barr of #weloveatl talks of his photographic love for the people of Atlanta. 

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Why I Love Photographing Food

BY MEREDITH DYER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

In honor of World Food Day:

"It's art on a plate... it's a different art form."

In "Why I Love Photographing Food" from PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 25, Food photographer Meredith Dyer explains why she loves photographing food in ten reasons. Spoiler alert, some of the most exciting parts are the people! 

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Phonebox Love

BY PHILIPPA STANTON
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

“They are not just a box or a kiosk, they are a brilliantly designed building.”

In PhoneBox Love from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 23, Philippa Stanton shared with us her love for the world-renowned symbol of Great Britain - telephone boxes. Her love grew to be a fantastic photo project overtime, which we also get a chance to observe in the video.

Philippa is a synaesthetic artist, actress and an Instagram Starlet (she has 500k followers).

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016. 

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Why I Fell in Love with Photography and What I Did About It

BY HEATHER MILNE
@ VOL 30 ON MAR 15, 2017

Heather Milne, obsessed with details, recently fell in love with photography. She loves following light, capturing animals and documenting patterns, lines and rhythms. She uses photography as a tool to explore ways of weaving details into stories.  

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Maple Syrup: It's a Love Affair

BY JEAN-YVES TERREAULT
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 25, 2017

Language instructor, photography and outdoor enthusiast, father of 2 boys, PKN Osaka organizer, Jean-Yves Terreault hates monotony. And like most fellow Canadians and especially Quebecois, his love for maple syrup is deeply rooted. After giving some facts on this golden nectar, he offers some suggestions on how to use it in food and drinks.

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Love of Wine

BY MICK NIPPARD
IN SAPPORO

Mick Nippard shares his love of great wines that he has sourced over the years runing his wine import business based in Hokkaido, Japan.